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NFL Post-Draft Power Rankings: How Good is the Packers Defense?

View image | The NFL Draft is now in the past.  Teams are finished assembling their 90-man rosters. Also, teams are beginning to get to work and are getting primed for serious offseason programs. As the draft has now concluded and NFL teams are now moving to a period of actual season preparation, we at TopSportsReport thought it’d be a good time to evaluate...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews Goes Full J.Lo and Beyonce to Prepare for “Pitch Perfect 2″

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews not only acts in those cheesy Fathead commercials, he actually had a cameo role in the movie Pitch Perfect 2. Matthews spoke to E! News about preparing for his role in the movie. “We had to surely channel our inner J.Lo and Beyoncé to make those moves happen.” Here’s a small snippet of Matthews in action. For those who saw the entire...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers fans absolutely adore the birthday boy Clay Matthews

The Green Bay Packers have some of the NFL’s best fans. They’re showing star linebacker Clay Matthews the love on his birthday. Check out how many retweets this already has. RT to wish #Packers LB @ClayMatthews52 a happy birthday! Photo gallery: — Green Bay Packers (@packers) May 14, 2015 Wow. AROUND COVER32 First and 10...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews Needs to Be Consistent Force for Packers

The Green Bay Packers defense got progressively better over the course of last season, and was a lot better overall than they were the year before. In recent Packers’ history, the defense’s success and failure revolves around the play of Clay Matthews.In 2013, when the defense ranked 25th in the league, Matthews appeared in a career-low 11 games. That year he recorded just 7...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Clay Matthews should move to ILB full-time

Clay Matthews took one for the team last year. When coach Mike McCarthy came to the standout outside linebacker, Matthews accepted the role and the team got better. Matthews’ debut at inside linebacker was Nov. 9 in a blowout win vs. Chicago. He led the team in tackles with 11 and also tallied a sack. But most importantly, the Packers only allowed 55 yards rushing. In the final...
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: 2015 NFL Draft needs

With the 2015 NFL Draft almost two months away, it is never too early to start looking at what a team needs to do to improve from their previous season.  As many people know, the Green Bay Packers suffered a devastating loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game.  While the Pack did make it to the title game, they still were two wins short of the ultimate goal, the...
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Top 3 linebackers of all-time

The Green Bay Packers have had an ample amount of great linebackers throughout their history. The greatness has been not only with individual linebackers but as a whole linebacking unit. From about the 1950’s-1980’s the Green Bay Packers had some of the best linebacker trio’s the NFL has ever seen. Well-rounded in stopping the run, rushing the passer, and playing coverage the...
February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction: We know Clay Matthews all too well by this point in his career. He’s a great, though just short of elite, outside linebacker who averages about 10 sacks per season and has a constant motor for the quarterback. We also expect him to deal with a couple muscle pulls or minor injuries each year, keeping him from reaching that next level. Still, Matthews is a force...
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Clay Matthews was one of my 'great mistakes'

Pete Carroll will lead his Seattle Seahawks against Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. Matthews, one of Carroll’s former USC players, is also one of his biggest coaching regrets. Speaking on what he calls “one of the great mistakes” of his coaching career, Carroll had this to say (via Maybe because of the way he came...
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January 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers – Clay Matthews, Rejuvenated

After a couple of disappointing seasons with the Packers, Clay Matthews is experiencing a resurgence. Why? Matthews is playing on a level with his Super Bowl XLV season, already amassing 58 tackles, including 10 sacks. He had 2.5 sacks against Tampa Bay alone, and was just named NFC Defensive Player of the Week. There are specific reasons for his re-emergence as a force on the Packers...
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December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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