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Green Bay Packers Rule Out Clay Matthews Against San Francisco 49ers
December 30th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
The Green Bay Packers won their third consecutive NFC North division title on Sunday over the Chicago Bears as the return of MVP quarterback Aaron Rodgers proved to be a monumental gain, as Rodgers capped off a thrilling game with a game-winning 48-yard touchdown pass to Randall Cobb on a...

Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews to Donate Soup for Performance Against New York Giants
November 17th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The Green Bay Packers (5-4) face the New York Giants (3-6) at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ on Sunday afternoon and it won't matter if the Packers win or lose against the Giants, because outside linebacker Clay Matthews still gives Packer fans a reason to smile and be proud...

NFL Fines Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews
November 15th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
The hits just keep coming for the Green Bay Packers (5-4), on and off of the football field. The NFL fined Clay Matthews $15.75K for a hit on Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles this past Sunday, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapaport. Matthews was penalized with a roughing the passer call on...

Green Bay Packers’ Clay Matthews to Have Pins Removed from Hand Monday
October 31st, 2013 at 11:10 PM
The Green Bay Packers are currently saddled with injuries to major contributors, but Clay Matthews is making strides towards returning to the field. Clay Matthews will have the pins removed from his hand on Monday. The Packers are preparing to take on the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football. Matthews...

Green Bay Packers Nick Perry Injures Foot; Randall Cobb Out “Multiple Weeks”
October 14th, 2013 at 3:22 PM
The Green Bay Packers (3-2) will have to move on this week at least a couple of key players. Packers outside linebacker Nick Perry (foot) does "not have a chance to play this week" and wide receiver Randall Cobb (knee) will be out for "multiple weeks", according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. The official...

Green Bay Packers Place Robert Francois on IR; Sign James Nixon
October 7th, 2013 at 4:20 PM
The Green Bay Packers (2-2) placed linebacker Robert Francois on the season-ending injured-reserve (IR) list on Monday and promoted cornerback James Nixon from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, according to Packers General Manager Ted Thompson. Francois tore his achilles tendon in Sunday's win over the Detroit Lions in place...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews Status Uncertain
October 7th, 2013 at 3:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers (2-2) are unsure if they will have to move on without one of their superstar players in 2013. Packers All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews fractured his thumb in Sunday's win over the NFC North rival Detroit Lions (3-2) which will could potentially require season-ending surgery. Packers head coach...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews and Defense Ready to Attack Cincinnati Bengals
September 20th, 2013 at 9:47 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Green Bay Packers (1-1) defense hasn't wowed anyone in the first two weeks of the regular season. Through two games, the Packers defense has three sacks and have forced only one turnover against the San Francisco 49ers and Washington Redskins. Playing against the Cincinnati Bengals this weekend though will be...

Green Bay Packers Clay Matthews Shouldn’t Be Considered Dirty Player
September 9th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has continued to boil the pot between his team and the Green Bay Packers on Monday, as Harbaugh said Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews “tries too hard to be a tough guy." During the second quarter of the 49ers 34-28 win over the Packers,...

Green Bay Packers Remain One of the NFC’s Best, Despite Loss to San Francisco 49ers
September 9th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
The Green Bay Packers (0-1) proved they have progressed since January. The San Francisco 49ers (1-0) were the overwhelming favorites to beat the Packers on Sunday, yet it was the Packers who had the prime opportunities to win the football game in the Bay. The Packers defensive front seven stepped up...

Green Bay Packers 101 Player Profile: Nick Perry
August 17th, 2013 at 5:24 PM
When the Green Bay Packers selected Clay Matthews with the 26th selection in the 2009 NFL Draft, the Packers had an idea of what they were getting.  Since then Matthews has risen to superstar level and is one of the best outside linebackers in the game, and no doubt the...

Green Bay Packers Inside Linebacker Group Filled with Great Depth
August 13th, 2013 at 8:12 PM
The Green Bay Packers don’t have one of the flashiest inside linebacker groups in the NFL, but the potential and depth within the group has Packers head coach Mike McCarthy excited. “I think our inside linebacker depth is as good as we’ve had”, McCarthy said earlier this offseason. “This is definitely...

Matthews, Perry Lead Green Bay Packers Outside Linebacker Group
August 13th, 2013 at 6:35 PM
The Green Bay Packers  recorded 47 sacks on opposing quarterbacks in the 2012 season—4th best in the NFL. A major reason for the high sack total was the presence of All-Pro Clay Matthews, and the Packers depth at the outside linebacker position. “I like the whole outside linebacker group”, Packers head...

Green Bay Packers Legendary Linebacker Dave Robinson to Be Inducted into Pro Football Hall of Fame
August 2nd, 2013 at 5:40 PM
Green Bay Packers legendary outside linebacker Dave Robinson will be the 22nd Packer player inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Robinson will be the third and final member from hall of fame head coach Vince Lombardi’s defensive left-side (starring Robinson, defensive end Willie Davis, and cornerback...

Green Bay Packers Rookie Watch, Part IV: Nate Palmer
June 28th, 2013 at 8:56 PM
With the 25th pick of the 6th round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Green Bay Packers selected Illinois State defensive end Nate Palmer. Before finishing his career at Illinois State University, Palmer began playing college football in the Big Ten Conference with the University of Illinois. After redshirting in 2008,...

Green Bay Packers Rookie Watch, Part II: Sam Barrington
June 26th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
In day two of the Green Bay Packers rookie watch, we here at Packers 101 analyze former South Florida linebacker Sam Barrington, and how he fits within the Packers’ defense. Barrington, who has tweener NFL linebacker size (6’1, 246), will most likely play both inside and outside linebacker for the...

Green Bay Packers Options Without Desmond Bishop
June 21st, 2013 at 12:24 PM
The Green Bay Packers released inside linebacker Desmond Bishop on Monday, nearly one year after Bishop suffered a season-ending hamstring injury during Packer training camp last August. The Packers, who currently lack experience and a sufficient amount of talent, will open training camp in late July with a busy position...

Green Bay Packers Knock Houston Texans from Undefeated List
October 14th, 2012 at 10:59 PM
The Green Bay Packers went into Houston and handed the Texans their first lose of the season.  The Green Bay Packers moved to 3 and 3 on the season with the 42 to 24 win.   ***PHOTO1*** Aaron Rodgers lead the Green Bay Packer offense attack from his quarterback position.  Rodgers completed 24...

The NFL Season is Back Green Bay Packers Players in TV Advertisements
September 7th, 2012 at 6:52 AM
The NFL season started Wednesday evening with the Dallas Cowboys going to New York and coming away with a victory over the New York Giants. Besides the games finally kicking off on television the other sign that the new season has begun is the television advertisements featuring NFL players being...

Green Bay Packers Make Roster Moves
August 28th, 2012 at 8:46 PM
The Green Bay Packers made roster moves this week to get down to 75 active players on the depth chart. A total of seven players were placed on injured reserve, two were placed on reserve/physically unable to perform and two were released.  Running back Du'ane Bennett, Line backer Desmond Bishop, Tight...