Clay Matthews RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

  • NFL will interview players tied to Al-Jazeera America report on PEDs

    USA Today "The NFL has informed its players union that league officials plan to show up on the first day of training camp to interview three players named in an Al-Jazeera America report linking them to performance enhancers and other drugs. Adolpho Birch, the league’s senior vice president of labor..." June 24

  • Packers' Matthews moving back to natural position

    ESPN "When is a transition to a new position not really a transition? When it's Clay Matthews moving back to outside linebacker. The Green Bay Packers have their Pro Bowler back at his natural spot for the first time since midway through the 2014 season, when coach Mike McCarthy deemed it necessary..." June 03