Category: Clay Matthews

A.J. Hawk: Packers’ Defense is Improved, But Hasn’t Hit its Stride Yet

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk doesn't beat around the bush when it comes to assessing the team's defense not being very good in 2011. This year, despite injuries to players like Charles Woodson, Clay Matthews and B.J. Raji, the unit has improved and the Packers own a one-game lead ...

Clay Matthews Puts Up Monster Game In Victory Over Chicago

Monday, September 17th, 2012

NFL fans didn't have to wait until Sunday to see the best defensive performance of Week 2. It came during Thursday night's game between Green Bay and Chicago and it was turned in by linebacker Clay Matthews, who led a Packers defense that piled up seven sacks and generally gave ...

Clay Matthews On the Win Against New Orleans: “I walked off the field feeling as if it was a loss”

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011

The defending Super Bowl Champions started their defense last Thursday night and looked like they picked up right where they left off offensively. The Pack knocked off the Saints in a shootout and it came down to a goal-line stand where once again their defense stepped up and made the ...

It’s Been a Super Week for Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers

Monday, February 14th, 2011

As a diehard Steelers fan, you'll have a hard time getting me to gush too heavily about Clay Matthew and the Green Bay Packers triumph in Super Bowl XLV. But I'll give credit where credit is due. The Packers were the better team two Sundays ago when they defeated the ...

Clay Matthews: “We are one win away from making Green Bay one happy city.”

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Clay Matthews’ success might be a huge surprise to some people, but to the Green Bay Packers, they expected it all along.  Leading up to the ‘09 Draft, he was relatively unknown until an impressive showing at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis and the USC Pro Day caught scouts’ eyes.  ...

Clay Matthews: “There Definitely Was A Point … Where Guys Were Questioning Where We Were Going”

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Before the NFL season began, I thought the Green Bay Packers would make the Super Bowl. I was hardly alone and I'm not trying to gloat, because I was probably one of the many who jumped off that wagon at one point or another as the injuries piled up and ...

The Packers Defense Is Peaking Just In Time For the Playoffs

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

The Green Bay Packers had to scratch and claw their way into the playoffs, and now that they are in, any team (minus the Seahawks) has a chance to hoist the Lombardi Trophy in Dallas.  Even though the Packers have the toughest road to the Super Bowl, their defense is ...

Are the Green Bay Packers Still a Title Contender?

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The Green Bay Packers may have notched the biggest victory of anyone during the NFL's Week 7 slate. Coming off two consecutive losses and heading into a home Monday night game against their former star quarterback who beat them twice last year, the Packers had a lot on the line. Beyond ...

Clay Matthews After His Monster Game On Sunday: “I just love going out there playing like a guy with his head on fire.”

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

7 tackles, 2 sacks, 1 forced fumble, and nearly a pick-six interception. Not a bad day's work for Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. Oh, and his team held off the Philadelphia Eagles for an early-season road win and a 1-0 start to the year. Not a bad day's work ...