Clay Matthews

Quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos sits on the ground in the fourth quarter while taking on the Seattle Seahawks during Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014
NFL clears Peyton Manning after seven-month investigation into drug allegations
The NFL clears Peyton Manning after a seven-month investigation into drug allegations.
Jul 25, 17:17
Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers participates in warm-ups before a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field on August 9, 2013
Result: Green Bay Packers beat San Francisco 49ers to maintain unbeaten start to season
The Green Bay Packers secure their fourth win of the 2015 NFL season with a 17-3 victory over the San Francisco 49ers.
Oct 5, 00:17
Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers participates in warm-ups before a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field on August 9, 2013
Result: Aaron Rodgers leads Green Bay Packers to victory over Chicago Bears
Aaron Rodgers throws three touchdown passes to lead the Green Bay Packers to a 31-23 victory over NFC North rivals the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.
Sep 13, 21:16
Ryan Kerrigan #91 of the Washington Redskins celebrates his interception in for a touchdown against the Atlanta Falcons at FedExField on October 7, 2012
Washington Redskins outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan signs a five-year deal
Ryan Kerrigan signs a new five-year, $57.5m deal to keep him at the Washington Redskins until 2020.
Jul 29, 20:34
A.J. Hawk #50 of the Green Bay Packers is seen on the field against the Houston Texans at Reliant Stadium at Reliant Stadium on October 14, 2012
Green Bay Packers release linebacker AJ Hawk
Experienced linebacker AJ Hawk is released after nine seasons with the Green Bay Packers.
Feb 25, 22:14
Outside linebacker Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers puts in his mouthpiece during warmups before his team played the Miami Dolphins on October 12, 2014
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews 'happy' with current role
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says that he is happy to play inside next season.
Feb 2, 02:41
Seattle Seahawks' Jermaine Kearse in action on August 8, 2013
Result: Seattle Seahawks stage miraculous comeback to reach Super Bowl
The Seattle Seahawks defeat the Green Bay Packers in the NFC championship game to reach the Super Bowl courtesy of a miraculous comeback at CenturyLink Field.
Jan 18, 23:32
Outside linebacker Clay Matthews #52 of the Green Bay Packers puts in his mouthpiece during warmups before his team played the Miami Dolphins on October 12, 2014
Russell Wilson wary of Clay Matthews threat
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson concedes that his side will have to be wary of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews in the NFC championship game.
Jan 15, 20:40
Alex Smith #11 of the Kansas City Chiefs and Team Rice passes against Team Sanders during the 2014 Pro Bowl at Aloha Stadium on January 26, 2014
NFL announces Pro Bowl selections for 2014 season
The NFL confirms the 86 players that will appear in the Pro Bowl on January 25 at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Arizona
Dec 24, 17:08
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews: 'Our defense made a statement in New England Patriots win'
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews admits that he was delighted with his side's defensive performance in their win over the New England Patriots.
Dec 1, 19:00
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews ready for Cam Newton test
Green Bay Packers star Clay Matthews concedes that he must do a better job, particularly against Cam Newton in week seven.
Oct 16, 21:36
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball against the Chicago Bears during a game at Soldier Field on December 29, 2013
NFL Season Preview: NFC North
Sports Mole previews the 2014 season for the teams in the NFC North.
Sep 4, 20:05
Former Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack runs the 40-yard dash during the 2014 NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 24, 2014
Reggie McKenzie: 'Khalil Mack reminds me of Clay Matthews'
Oakland Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie believes that there are a lot of similarities in the styles of Khalil Mack and Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
Jul 28, 22:03
Julius Peppers #90 of the Chicago Bears rushes against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on November 4, 2013
Jarrett Bush: 'Julius Peppers can take us to Super Bowl'
Jarrett Bush heaps praise on Green Bay Packers signing Julius Peppers.
Apr 17, 19:27
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews expecting to miss Green Bay Packers OTAs
Green Bay Packers star Clay Matthews says that "risking" his thumb last season means he's unlikely to be ready for organised team activities in June.
Apr 16, 21:55
Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers looks on against the San Francisco 49ers during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2014
Mike McCarthy: 'Green Bay Packers won't make defense changes'
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy says that the team will not be making huge changes to their defense for the 2014 NFL season.
Feb 10, 23:02
Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers looks on against the San Francisco 49ers during their NFC Wild Card Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 5, 2014
Mike McCarthy "proud" of Green Bay Packers
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is "proud" of his team despite them being eliminated from the playoffs at the hands of the San Francisco 49ers last night.
Jan 6, 11:25
Quarterback Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball against the Chicago Bears during a game at Soldier Field on December 29, 2013
Game of the Week Analysis: San Francisco 49ers @ Green Bay Packers
Sports Mole analyses the NFC Wild Card round playoff clash between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers.
Jan 4, 02:22
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews has more thumb surgery
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews undergoes surgery to repair his thumb after he broken it for the second time this season.
Dec 28, 10:34
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews suffers thumb injury
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews could be out for the rest of the season after injuring his right thumb during his side's loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Dec 23, 11:40
Reggie Bush #21 of the Detroit Lions looks to get around the tackle of Stevan Ridley #22 of the New England Patriots during a first quarter run during a pre season game at Ford Field on August 22, 2013
Half-Time Report: Detroit Lions lead Green Bay Packers by seven in Thanksgiving clash
The Detroit Lions lead the Green Bay Packers by seven at half time in their Thanksgiving Day clash at Ford Field.
Nov 28, 19:03
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews has fines reduced
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has one of his fines from this season reduced by half and another rescinded completely.
Nov 22, 11:14
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews to switch to smaller protective thumb brace
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is able to play with a smaller cast on Sunday as he continues his recovery from a broken thumb.
Nov 14, 22:03
Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers participates in warm-ups before a game against the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field on August 9, 2013
Ted Thompson: 'You hope key players avoid injury'
Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson admits that when he assembles his side's roster, injuries to key players are not a factor.
Nov 9, 22:10
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews taking "baby steps" in practice
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says that he has been taking "baby steps" as he tries to return from thumb surgery.
Nov 8, 11:49
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews keen to return as soon as possible
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews says that he will return as soon as he can after having pins removed from his broken thumb.
Oct 31, 10:38
Packers coach Mike McCarthy on the sideline against St Louis on August 17, 2013
Green Bay Packers' Mike McCarthy: 'We're short on depth'
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy admits that his side are short of options for their clash against the Cleveland Browns following several key injuries.
Oct 18, 21:53
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Report: Clay Matthews out for a month
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will reportedly miss one month with a broken thumb.
Oct 8, 09:22
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Mike McCarthy hopeful Clay Matthews's injury not "season-ending"
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy hopes that a thumb injury picked up by linebacker Clay Matthews will not rule him out for the season.
Oct 8, 00:01
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Report: Clay Matthews may need surgery on thumb
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews could require surgery after breaking his thumb during Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions.
Oct 7, 12:05
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews: 'I'll play on Sunday'
Clay Matthews confirms that he will be fit to play against the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Oct 3, 22:42
Packers coach Mike McCarthy on the sideline against St Louis on August 17, 2013
Mike McCarthy: 'Clay Matthews is better'
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy reveals that Clay Matthews is making good progress in his recovery from a hamstring injury.
Oct 3, 00:41
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews glad to be back pass rushing
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews reveals that he is pleased to be able to get after a less mobile quarterback for the first time this season.
Sep 21, 01:44
Guard Alex Boone #75 of the San Francisco 49ers gets some air during a timeout against the St. Louis Rams in the fourth quarter on November 11, 2012
Alex Boone: 'I want to punch Clay Matthews in the face'
San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Alex Boone admits that he wants to punch Green Bay Packers' Clay Matthews in the face.
Sep 14, 00:02
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews fined $15k for Colin Kaepernick hit
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is fined $15k (£9,500) by the NFL for a late hit on San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.
Sep 13, 22:45
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews: 'I'm not dirty'
Clay Matthews denies that he is a dirty player following his hit on Colin Kaepernick.
Sep 12, 23:00
Packers coach Mike McCarthy on the sideline against St Louis on August 17, 2013
Mike McCarthy: 'Clay Matthews is not a dirty player'
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy claims that linebacker Clay Matthews is not a dirty player despite accusations from San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh.
Sep 10, 09:42
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Jim Harbaugh: 'Clay Matthews's reputation will have taken hit'
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh believes that the reputation of Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will have taken a hit after his slap on Joe Staley.
Sep 9, 22:05
Joe Staley #74 of the San Francisco 49ers answers questions from the media during Super Bowl XLVII Media Day ahead of Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on January 29, 2013
Joe Staley vows to protect Colin Kaepernick
San Francisco 49ers left tackle Joe Staley vows to continue protecting Colin Kaepernick from what he feels are illegal hits.
Sep 9, 11:29
Packers' Clay Matthews during a game with San Francisco on September 8, 2013
Clay Matthews: 'Nothing personal with Colin Kaepernick'
Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews insists that there is no bad blood between him and Colin Kaepernick.
Sep 9, 09:15