Posts tagged Clay Matthews

Who Is NFL’s Best Pass Rusher?

Clay Matthews

It’s true. I’m a homer. So, when you’re talking about who the NFL’s best pass rusher is, I’ll say it’s the Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews. Of course, it’s hard to argue with the Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware or the Indianapolis Colts Dwight Freeney, should they be your choice.

Remember Brady Poppinga?

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Brady Poppinga was supposed to help the team in the pass rush department in 2010.

That never really happened.

Poppinga recorded 14 tackles and one sack in the Packers’ first six games before landing on injured reserve and becoming the forgotten man.

Aaron Rodgers Douses Mila Kunis Rumors

A couple Green Bay Packers are getting a little good-natured ribbing in on Twitter.

Linebacker Clay Matthews accused quarterback Aaron Rodgers of going Hollywood, after the Rodgers was spotted with Black Swan star Mila Kunis at a party in Hollywood.

Draft Needs Start With Linebacker, Offensive Line

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The Green Bay Packers will go into this year’s NFL Draft with a roster that doesn’t have a lot of holes.

The team could use upgrades in two key areas, though. The Packers still don’t have a pass-rush threat at linebacker opposite Clay Matthews and could also use help along the offensive line.

Is Matthews A Liability Against The Run?

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I don’t think anyone can argue that Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews is one of the best defensive players in the league.

He’s one of the NFL’s top pass rushers, he can completely disrupt opposing offenses and he has to be game planned for. That being said, he’s not the greatest run-stuffing linebacker, even on his own team.

Clay Matthews At The Grammys

If you’re like me you probably gave two shits about the Grammy Awards and didn’t watch them.

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was one of the presenters and got to say about two words when he and Glee’s Lea Michele introduced Lady Antebellum’s performance.

Clay Matthews On Ellen

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was making the rounds last week.

In addition to appearing on The Tonight Show and WWE Smackdown, Matthews also stopped by the Ellen Degeneres Show.

Matthews Will Be Second Athlete To Present Grammy Award

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Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews might as well be a rock star. He has the hair, he’s a badass and now he’s presenting a Grammy Award on Sunday.

Matthews joins a list of presenters that includes Ryan Seacrest, Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin and Eva Longoria, among others.

Clay Matthews On Jay Leno

In case you missed it, here’s Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Wednesday night.

Clay Matthews Lays The Smackdown

Yeah, I know smack down is two words, but we’re talking about the WWE version here. That’s right. Professional wrestling. WWE Smackdown. I can’t say I know much about professional wrestling or the WWE these days. I come from a day when professional wrestlers were men — when the Macho Man dropped the elbow from […]

Troy Polamalu Says Troy Polamalu Didn’t Deserve DPOY Award

Troy Polamalu

Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu won the NFL Defensive Player of the Year award by two votes over Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews, but Polamalu says he doesn’t deserve the award. After he won the award, Polamalu turned to Twitter with these words. Thanks for the congrats. @jharrison9292 @ClayMatthews52 Ed Reed Julius Peppers way […]

Matthews Is NOT Defensive Player Of The Year

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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews finished second to Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu in the NFL Defensive Player of the Year vote. The award, voted on by the Associated Press, is the NFL’s official award. Early reports from Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Bob Glauber of Newsday and your own Green Bay […]

Matthews Gets His Hair Deal

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews has been talking about getting a hair deal since Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu started popping up in those Head & Shoulders commercials. He finally got his wish. Matthews’ long blond mane is now the spokeshair for Suave. Ryan Williams of Athletes First, Matthews’ marketing agent, said the deal included media appearances […]

Packers Have Three All-Pros

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Three members of the Green Bay Packers were named to the All-Pro team. Clay Matthews made the first team and Charles Woodson and Nick Collins made second team. The full squad is as follows. Offense QB: Tom Brady, New England RB: Jamaal Charles, Kansas City; Arian Foster, Houston FB: Vonta Leach, Houston TE: Jason Witten, […]

Matthews Picks Up Another Defensive MVP

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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews has been named defensive MVP by the Professional Football Writers of America and Pro Football Weekly. The two organizations worked together to choose All-NFL and All-Rookie teams, as well as select MVPs, coach of the year, etc. The Associated Press hands out the official NFL Defensive Player of […]

Matthews Is Sporting News Defensive Player Of The Year

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Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews has been tabbed the defensive player of the year by The Sporting News. Whether that transfers over to the “real” award, which is voted on by the Associated Press, remains to be seen, but Matthews will have some real competition from Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu. That being […]

Who Is The Defensive Player Of The Year?

Clay Matthews

There was a point in the season when everyone thought the answer to the question was a foregone conclusion. Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. Then, a series of injuries and near constant double and triple teams started to slow Matthews. That isn’t to say his presence wasn’t felt. Matthews opens things up for his […]

Five Packers Make Pro Bowl; Rodgers Not One Of Them

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Five members of the Green Bay Packers made the Pro Bowl. Despite appearing in the NFL’s Pro Bowl ad, quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not one of them. The Packers who will make the trip to Hawaii are receiver Greg Jennings, tackle Chad Clifton, linebacker Clay Matthews, cornerback Charles Woodson and safety Nick Collins. Collins, Woodson […]

Clay Matthews Is Back

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Although he hasn’t missed a game because of it, Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews hasn’t been through a full practice since October because of a shin injury. That changed Wednesday, when Matthews participated in 11-on-11 drills in full pads for the first time since before the Jets game. Since the Jets game, which is […]

Erin Andrews Was Super Excited To Be In Green Bay

Erin Andrews and Clay Matthews

It’s true. The Sideline Princess was in Green Bay yesterday and you missed her. Erin Andrews visited Lambeau Field on Thursday to interview one Clay Matthews for some reason or another. She seemed pretty happy about the whole thing. Just look at that smile! She looks like a school girl meeting Justin Bieber. Kind of […]