Posts Tagged ‘Clay Matthews’

Pick VI: Top football families

Here is something surprising: NFL players don’t always sire the best NFL sons. There have been a lot of sons of former players who have received the hype, but failed to deliver the goods. But who takes the crown when it comes to NFL blue bloods?

Packers, Steelers are alike in bohemian lifestyle

Hair was on everybody’s mind during Media Day. Well hair, the lack of it at least, is on my mind every day.

Matthews continuing family’s linebacker tradition

Wait, Clay Matthews is getting ready for the Super Bowl, not the Senior Bowl, right? Fans in attendance at Ladd-Peebles Stadium could be forgiven if they got confused for a second.

Mayock, Baldinger tab Brady as NFL MVP

It was award season on NFL “Playbook” Wednesday, as the crew made their picks for three end-of-season awards.

Two dozen Senior Bowlers named to Pro Bowl

When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced this week, 24 out of the 84 players had suited up at one time for the annual North vs. South game while in college.

Garrett won’t raise fantasy values

The Cowboys let go of coach Wade Phillips and replaced him with offensive coordinator Jason Garrett. Confusing for a fantasy enthusiasts, considering how bad the Cowboys’ offense has been this year. This move is akin to firing the bartender and then promoting Charlie Sheen to the position.

Poppinga leaves with knee injury

Brady Poppinga, who started in the place of the injured Clay Matthews Sunday against the Dolphins, left the game during the second quarter with a knee injury and was announced as questionable to return.

Packers’ Matthews, Pickett inactive vs. Dolphins

Packers LB Clay Matthews, who injured his hamstring during last Sunday’s overtime loss to the Redskins, underwent a thorough fitness test, but he’s inactive for this week’s game against the Dolphins, NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora reported.

Injury roundup: Packers battered in Week 5

A look at some of the notable injuries around the NFL in Week 5.

Matthews won’t return for Packers

The Packers announced OLB Clay Matthews – who was having another strong performance on Sunday — won’t return during the fourth quarter against the Redskins due to cramping in his hamstring.

Noteworthy nuggets from Week 2

With Week 2 almost in the books, here’s a look at a few key statistics and notable numbers from Sunday’s action from George Li on the NFL Network research desk.

Scrimmage time in the NFL

Lambeau Field’s not-quite-frozen tundra hosted an intimate crowd of almost 48,000 for the Packers’ Family Night scrimmage Saturday night.

Sanctions against USC to be felt in NFL, too

Rivals of the University of Southern California football program already are having fun with the Trojans, who will receive NCAA sanctions.

Once again, Patriots busy moving down in draft

It has become an annual first-round tradition. Commissioner Roger Goodell steps up to the podium and announces: “The Patriots have traded their pick.”

Packers will use third jersey in 2010; unveiling Friday

The Packers will be going old school with their alternate jersey this season.

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