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Casey Matthews bulks up... does it matter?

Casey Matthews has bulked up from 232 pounds to 250 under the tutelage of his brother Clay (Green Bay Packers)... the idea is to become bigger so it's easier to shed those medium-downfield blocks by the 300-pound OL behemoths of the NFL.  Some folks worry that the extra weight will slow Casey down in nickel coverage of pass receivers... Does that really matter in this stage of Casey...
Via Eagles Eye
May 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles’ Casey Matthews bulks up to 250

One of the reasons Casey Matthews fell to the 4th round last year and subsequently was unable to hold down a starting job for the Eagles last year was his lack of size. At 232 pounds at The Combine, Matthews was described as Clay Matthews’ without the physical gifts, meaning he had his brother’s intangibles, but was too small to be a regular starters. That seems to have changed....
Via The Football Fan Spot
May 18, 2012  |  4 Comments

Eagles LB Casey Matthews Says Fans Harrassed Family, Made Fiance Cry

Eagles linebacker Casey Matthews has had a rough season.  Over the past few games, he’s served mainly a special teams role.  He’s been bounced from outside linebacker to inside linebacker to eventually the bench.  The rookie was given a chance to start multiple times this season but hasn’t been able to put it together.  Unfortunately, [...]
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

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