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Matthews' role could still include inside job in 2015

 Photo/ Clay Matthews is likely to see more action at inside linebacker in 2015, even if the team adds someone at the position. GREEN BAY – Clay Matthews’ move inside apparently wasn’t a one-year thing.Although the Green Bay Packers star linebacker’s primary position remains outside, coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday in his season wrap-up press conference that Matthews was too good inside not to consider continuing to use him there.That said, McCarthy made it clear where he thinks Matthews should spend most of his time.“I mean, Clay’s an outside linebacker. I think we all...

McCarthy wondered about Matthews after collision

 Photo/ Clay Matthews left the game after a hit on Seahawks tight end Luke Willson early in the fourth quarter and spent the final two series of regulation on the bench. GREEN BAY – We know Clay Matthews was not on the field for the Green Bay Packers’ last two defensive series during their Jan. 18 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. We also know that the Packers’ star linebacker returned for the defense’s final series, the Seahawks’ game-winning touchdown drive in overtime.And while we still don’t know exactly why Matthews missed those two series, coach Mike McCarthy didn’t exactly...

Seahawks' Chris Matthews, Packers' Clay Matthews fined

Seahawks wide receiver Chris Matthews was fined $11,025 for making a gesture in the NFC title game, while Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $22,050 for an "illegal blindside hit" on Russell Wilson.

Packers’ Clay Matthews fined over $22,000 for hit on Seahawks’ Russell Wilson

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $22,050 by the NFL for his blindside hit on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in Sunday’s NFC Championship game, the league announced on Thursday. Matthews hit Wilson after Wilson threw an interception to Green Bay safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix early in the second quarter. As Clinton-Dix returned […]

NFL fines Clay Matthews $22,050 for hit on Russell Wilson

Just back from the Seahawks’ locker room from interviews and press conferences with Michael Bennett and Bobby Wagner. I’ll post on those soon. First: As if it doesn’t have any other issues going on, the NFL today fined Green Bay linebacker Clay Matthews for his blindside hit on Russell Wilson officials penalized during a Packers return of an interception in last weekend’s NFC title game. Matthews drew a 15-yard penalty for the hit. Wilson never missed a snap in the game, and eventually threw the winning touchdown pass to Jermaine … Read more »

Packers OLB Clay Matthews fined $22,050 for blindside hit

Green Bay --- Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews was fined $22,050 by the NFL for his blindside hit on Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson during a Ha Ha Clinton-Dix interception return, ESPN reported.

Packers locker room filled with shock, regret

Clay Matthews dressed slowly, his head down, his back turned to a throng of reporters and TV cameras. Every 30 seconds or so, the door to the field opened and the sound of the Seattle Seahawks’ postgame celebration rushed into the locker room.

Where will Clay Matthews be more valuable Sunday, inside or outside?

Green Bay - Packers coach Mike McCarthy and defensive coordinator Dom Capers moved Clay Matthews to inside linebacker in the nickel package for a reason and it is the primary reason the defense has been so much better the second half of the season.

Packers use pass rusher Clay Matthews to shore up run defense

The Packers had issues stopping the run this season, including Week 1 against the Seahawks, until they adjusted All-Pro pass rusher Clay Matthews' role.

Packers' Clay Matthews expected to be a challenge

Just exactly how the Dallas Cowboys will handle Clay Matthews will depend on where the Green Bay Packers linebacker spends his time Sunday.

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