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52 Clay Matthews OLB

Green Bay Packers

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15%5%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
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Packers' Clay Matthews: Forces fumble in win
by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com

Matthews had a sack, a forced fumble, and a fumble recovery in Sunday's win over the Giants.

Matthews played in 80 percent of Green Bay's defensive snaps and played poorly for most of the afternoon. His strip sack of Eli Manning in the fourth quarter was a heads-up play, with Matthews being one of the only players on the field who recognized that the loose ball was still live before he recovered it. Other than that play, Matthews wasn't in on a single tackle and didn't do much by way of pass coverage. The season as a whole has been a bit of a letdown for Matthews, who posted career lows in sacks and tackles. He'll look to bounce back against the Cowboys in next week's divisional-round playoff contest.

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Packers' Clay Matthews: Considers shoulder 'a lot stronger'
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Matthews deems his left shoulder "a lot stronger" after Sunday's victory against the Seahawks, Ryan Wood of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. "Last week, I was practically rushing with one arm," Matthews said Monday. "I felt a lot better. A few times, there was some pain out there, but I thought I held up. I thought I was able to contribute and have some good rushes. Hopefully, it's that much better next week, and keep progressing."

For the second straight game, Matthews was contained to a third-down role and obvious pass-rushing situations, resulting in meager production yet again (two tackles, one solo). Since returning from a three-game absence in Week 10, his share of the defensive snaps has decreased in four subsequent contests, including just 34 percent of such snaps Sunday. Considering his comments Monday, perhaps he's bottomed out in that regard, but his IDP relevance is at an all-time low at the moment.

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Packers' Clay Matthews: Available in Week 14
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Matthews (shoulder) is active for Sunday's game against the Seahawks.

Matthews will play through the AC joint separation in his left shoulder for the second consecutive contest, looking to improve upon his workload (44 percent of the defensive snaps) from Week 13.

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Packers' Clay Matthews: Questionable to play
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Matthews (shoulder - AC Joint) is questionable to play Sunday against Seattle.

Matthews gave it a go last week while dealing with the same issue. Barring a setback, he should be able to play come kickoff.

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Packers' Clay Matthews: Limited Thursday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Matthews (shoulder) was limited at Thursday's practice, Michael Cohen of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Expected to sit out both Wednesday and Thursday this week, Matthews instead got the thumbs up for some work from the training staff. As defensive coordinator Dom Capers mentioned to Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette on Thursday, Matthews is "heading in the right direction getting his full strength back" in his left shoulder. The closer Matthews approaches 100 percent, the more he'll be able to contribute to a banged-up corps of linebackers. At the very least, though, he appears as if he'll enter the field in obvious passing downs, especially with the team's sack leader, Nick Perry, sidelined with multiple broken fingers.

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/11/16JAC01.000
29/18/16MIN01.000
39/25/16DET0000
510/9/16NYG01.000
610/16/16DAL0000
710/20/16CHI0000
810/30/16ATL0000
911/6/16IND0000
1011/13/16TEN0000
1111/20/16WAS0000
1211/28/16PHI01.000
1312/4/16HOU0000
1412/11/16SEA0000
1512/18/16CHI0000
1612/24/16MIN01.001
171/1/17DET0000
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
201/22/17@ ATL3:05 pm
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2009Green Bay Packers165137.01410000.0007
2010Green Bay Packers156054.0613.516262.06214
2011Green Bay Packers155037.013634715.73819
2012Green Bay Packers124332.01113000.0003
2013Green Bay Packers114126.0157.5000.0001
2014Green Bay Packers166145.0161114040.04009
2015Green Bay Packers166649.0176.514242.04203
2016Green Bay Packers122420.045000.0003
TOTAL113396300.09672.5619131.862239
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2009Green Bay Packers16001034631
2010Green Bay Packers1500200000
2011Green Bay Packers1500300000
2012Green Bay Packers1200100000
2013Green Bay Packers1100300000
2014Green Bay Packers1600200000
2015Green Bay Packers1600001010
2016Green Bay Packers1200100000
TOTAL1130013044641
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