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Seven players who stood out in Packers’ blowout win over the Bears

After last Thursday’s epic duel between the Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco 49ers, we were let down in a big way in Week 4. No one really expected the Chicago Bears to keep pace with Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers on the road, but the team simply didn’t show up.At the end of the night, Green Bay came away with a 35-14 win in a game that was clouded by a weather delay...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clay Matthews strip-sacks Mike Glennon, sets Packers record

The Bears tried to be sneaky on their first play from scrimmage in Thursday night’s game against the Packers, and that really wasn’t a good idea.Rather than run the ball, the Bears elected to go play-action, and it backfired big-time. Quarterback Mike Glennon held onto the ball too long, and Clay Matthews made him pay for it. Matthews drilled Glennon, who fumbled the ball, and the...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews has great reason why he'll miss facing Jay Cutler

When Clay Matthews looks across the line of scrimmage next season when his Green Bay Packers take on the Chicago Bears, he admits he’ll regret not seeing Jay Cutler, who retired this offseason and took a job with FOX Sports. And the Packers linebacker has a great reason why.Matthews, appearing on “The Rich Eisen Show” this week, explained his fondness for lining up against Cutler...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers credit healthy Matthews for defensive resurgence

While Aaron Rodgers and the offense have received a lot of the publicity for the Green Bay Packers’ five game winning streak, their win over Minnesota may have reestablished an equally important dynamic. Linebacker Clay Matthews, who has been playing the last month with a separated left shoulder, looked much more like his old self on Saturday against the Vikings, sacking Sam Bradford...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Packers LB Clay Matthews to miss third consecutive game

The Green Bay Packers will be without Pro Bowl linebacker Clay Matthews for the third consecutive game on Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Matthews is still recovering from a hamstring injury. McCarthy: We're going to list Clay Matthews as out this week. #GBvsTEN — Green Bay Packers (@packers) November 11, 2016 “I had a chance to talk with Clay,” head coach Mike McCarthy...
Via The Sports Daily
November 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews fined $18k, likely on play that broke Brian Hoyer’s arm

The NFL has fined Clay Matthews to the tune of $18,231 for a sack in which he led with the crown of his helmet — a hit ESPN’s Rob Demovsky believes led to Brian Hoyer’s broken arm. Hoyer broke his arm last week on a play in which he was the ham in a sandwich between Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. It wasn’t pretty, and Hoyer immediately left the field, unable to move his left...
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October 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews unhappy with NFL handling of PED probe

Clay Matthews is not happy with the NFL’s enforced interview process as part of their Al-Jazeera investigation. Matthews spoke out against the NFL on Thursday, saying that he’s not comfortable that the league could successfully coerce players into submitting for interviews despite no credible evidence linking them to PED usage. “That’s why we stuck strong with the [players’ association...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews wants NFL to change OT rules

Following the Green Bay Packers’ 26-20 overtime loss at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals in the NFC Divisional Playoffs Saturday night, linebacker Clay Matthews showed his frustration with the current NFL overtime rules. Arizona scored a touchdown on the first possession of overtime to win the football game. Matthews is in favor of changing the NFL rules to what college football...
Via This Given Sunday
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews: ‘I need to find a way to be more impactful’

Facing one of the biggest games of the season, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews realizes he needs to step his game up to another level. Credited with just one assisted tackle by his coaches the past two games (none by national statisticians), Matthews still obviously has the support of his coaches. Head coach Mike McCarthy called him “clearly our most disruptive player...
Via Sportsnaut
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers coach on Clay Matthews: ‘He’s the Terminator’

The Green Bay Packers have reinvented All-Pro Clay Matthews, transforming the once terrorizing edge rusher into the NFL’s most versatile and disruptive inside linebacker. He’s now a new breed of defender, an offense-destroying cyborg sent from the future to revolutionize the position. A little heavy? One Packers coach doesn’t think so. “Clay has evolved into something completely...
Via The Sports Daily
October 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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