Clay Matthews RUMORS & NEWS

  • Packers credit healthy Clay Matthews for defensive resurgence

    ESPN "Last week, Winston Moss was asked what the Green Bay Packers needed most from Clay Matthews: his speed off the edge as a pass-rusher, his veteran experience or his ability to make one game-changing play. Moss’ answer, essentially, was all of the above. “We need Clay Matthews,” the Packers..." December 26

  • Packers LB Clay Matthews could need shoulder surgery

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers will be battling for a playoff spot over the next three weeks. The good news here is that they will have linebacker Clay Matthews on the field for those games and a potential playoff run. The bad news? Matthews could have to undergo off-season shoulder surgery, which could..." December 15

  • Clay Matthews says 'cheap shot' by former Packer caused his shoulder injury

    Fox Sports "Clay Matthews knows who’s to blame for his current shoulder injury, and the Green Bay Packers linebacker is pointing the finger at a former teammate. Matthews believes the shoulder injury he suffered Monday night was the result of a “cheap shot” by right tackle Allen Barbre, who spent his first..." November 30

  • Clay Matthews out again for the Packers

    Pro Football Talk "When the Packers head to Tennessee on Sunday for a game against the Titans, they won’t have linebacker Clay Matthews. Again. The Packers have announced that Matthews will be out again with a hamstring injury." November 11

  • Matthews fined for leading with helmet on Hoyer

    Pro Football Talk "Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $18,231 for roughing the passer in last Thursday’s win over the Bears, per multiple reporters. Matthews led with the crown of his helmet on the hit that ended the season of Bears quarterback Brian Hoyer, who broke his left arm. " October 28

  • Clay Matthews: Forced testimony “sets a dangerous precedent” for players

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "From the day Al Jazeera America broadcast its documentary alleging Green Bay Packers outside linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used performance-enhancing drugs, they maintained their innocence. Clearing their name was more complicated. As the NFL’s investigation drug out, Matthews..." September 02

  • NFL clears Harrison, Peppers, Matthews "The NFL released the following statement Wednesday, clearing James Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers in its investigation into PED allegations. "The NFL found no credible evidence that Pittsburgh's James Harrison and Green Bay's Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers were provided with or..." August 31

  • NFL interviews Harrison, Matthews, Peppers for probe "The NFL has completed three of the four player interviews related to its performance-enhancing drug investigation stemming from an Al Jazeera America report, sources with knowledge of the situation told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The league has interviewed Green Bay Packers teammates..." August 25

  • Three players to meet with NFL on reported steroid allegations

    ESPN "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers have agreed to meet with NFL investigators as demanded by the league, who threatened suspension if the players fail to do so regarding steroid allegations stemming from an Al-Jazeera..." August 18

  • Packers GM: No contingency plan for Matthews, Peppers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Aside from general manager Ted Thompson’s declaration of support for his two embattled stars, there was a deafening silence surrounding the future of Green Bay Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers. Less than 24 hours after the NFL threw down the gauntlet in front of four players..." August 17

  • Report: Players yet to decide whether to consent to PED interviews

    The Score "The four players named in an Al Jazeera America PED report - James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers, and Mike Neal - have yet to decide whether to consent to be interviewed by the NFL, a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. The league informed the NFL Players Association on..." August 17

  • NFL Issues Ultimatum to James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Others About PEDs

    Pro Football Talk "Although the NFL’s investigation into allegations that four players used performance-enhancing drugs has cooled down, it may soon heat up again. The four players — Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers, Steelers linebacker James Harrison and free agent defensive end Mike Neal —..." August 16

  • Mike McCarthy not concerned about Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers PED allegations

    Sportsnaut "The NFL has concluded its investigation regarding the alleged used of performance-enhancing drugs (HGH) by former Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning. He was cleared of any wrongdoing after the league could not find sufficient evidence to support the claims initially made in an Al Jazeera..." July 25

  • Packers president: We don’t know much about Matthews, Peppers PED investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL is investigating whether Packers linebackers Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers used performance-enhancing drugs, as alleged in an Al Jazeera investigation. But the team is staying out of it. Packers President and CEO Mark Murphy said at today’s shareholders meeting that the..." July 21