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Packers | Clay Matthews unlikely to do much during workouts

Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:06:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) said he likely will be limited during offseason workouts because of his surgically repaired thumb.

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Packers | No issues expected with Clay Matthews

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:33:21 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday, March 25, that surgery to repair the thumb of LB Clay Matthews (thumb) went well and that he does not expect Matthews to have issues with it. He suffered a fracture in October, had surgery and then broke it again in December.

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Packers | Clay Matthews injury update

Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:27:59 -0700

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LB Clay Matthews (thumb) broken thumb has knitted together nicely and he does not expect him to have any issues with it moving forward.

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Packers | Clay Matthews says thumb doing well

Wed, 26 Feb 2014 13:01:54 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) said his recovery from thumb surgery is going well and has been told there should not be any limitations with his thumb next season.

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Packers | Clay Matthews has pins removed

Wed, 29 Jan 2014 13:50:33 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) had the pins removed from his surgically repaired thumb last week. Matthews said he has been working on strengthening the thumb and improving the movement.

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Packers | Week 18 Inactives

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 12:21:27 -0800

The Green Bay Packers have declared WR Chris Harper, LB Clay Matthews, OT JC Tretter, CB Jumal Rolle, OG Lane Taylor, DL Nate Palmer, QB Scott Tolzien inactive for Week 18.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Wild Card game

Fri, 03 Jan 2014 11:14:03 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) has been ruled out. LB Brad Jones (ankle), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (foot) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) are probable. Neal and Perry did not practice Friday, Jan. 3, while the others were limited.

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Packers | Clay Matthews to miss playoff game

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 14:35:26 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) has been ruled out for the Wild Card playoff game.

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Packers | Clay Matthews not expected in WC round

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 17:02:19 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy indicated Monday, Dec. 30, that LB Clay Matthews (thumb) will not be ready for the NFC Wild Card game against the San Francisco 49ers Sunday, Jan. 5. "Right now, he's out for this week," McCarthy said.

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Packers | Week 17 Inactives

Sun, 29 Dec 2013 12:00:01 -0800

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Brad Jones, DL C.J. Wilson, LB Clay Matthews, OT JC Tretter, DL Jerel Worthy, CB Jumal Rolle, OG Lane Taylor inactive for Week 17.

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Packers | Clay Matthews has another surgery

Fri, 27 Dec 2013 12:29:05 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) underwent another surgery on his broken right thumb Friday, Dec. 27, after aggravating it in Week 16. Matthews said there is no timeline for his recovery. He probably wouldn't be able to play before the Super Bowl on Feb. 2, if the team were to advance that far. DE Mike Neal and LB Nick Perry will be used heavily to account for Matthews' absence.

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Packers | Clay Matthews ruled out

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 08:53:16 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) has been ruled out for Week 17 after aggravating his right thumb injury in Week 16. He missed four games earlier this year after breaking the same thumb in Week 5.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 17

Wed, 25 Dec 2013 14:12:59 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 25, and has been ruled out for Week 17. LB Brad Jones (ankle), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (foot) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) did not participate in practice. The team did not practice, but the NFL makes teams release a Wednesday injury report, so this is an estimation.

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Packers | Clay Matthews reinjures thumb

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:11:46 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) broke his thumb again in Week 16.

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Packers | No update on Clay Matthews

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 13:07:28 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said LB Clay Matthews (thumb) is still having his injured thumb examined. McCarthy said the trainers do not feel very good about the injury.

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Packers | Clay Matthews re-injures thumb

Mon, 23 Dec 2013 05:32:23 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) re-injured his surgically repaired thumb in Week 16 and is out indefinitely. It's being described as a repeat of his last injury, which required surgery and cost him four weeks.

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Packers | Clay Matthews leaves game

Sun, 22 Dec 2013 14:31:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (hand) left the Week 16 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers due to an apparent hand injury. He was injured attempting to make a tackle, and immediately left the field and headed for the locker room.

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Packers | Clay Matthews fined

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 09:47:57 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews has been fined $15,750 for unnecessarily striking a defenseless player with this helmet.

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Packers | Friday's Week 12 practice report

Fri, 22 Nov 2013 16:54:09 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Don Barclay (knee), CB Casey Hayward (hamstring), CB James Nixon (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (ankle, foot) and QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) did not practice Friday, Nov. 22, and each has been ruled out for the Week 12 game against the Minnesota Vikings. CB Micah Hyde (groin), DT Johnny Jolly (groin) and CB Sam Shields (hamstring) each did not practice. Hyde is probable, Jolly is doubtful and Shields is questionable. OG Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), LB Mike Neal (abdomen) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were each limited participants in practice, and each is listed as probable. LBs Clay Matthews (thumb) and Andy Mulumba (ankle) were both full participants, and are considered probable.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for Week 12

Thu, 21 Nov 2013 14:55:09 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Don Barclay (knee), CB Casey Hayward (hamstring), CB Micah Hyde (groin), DT Johnny Jolly (groin), CB James Nixon (knee), LB Nick Perry (foot, ankle), QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) and CB Sam Shields (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 21. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), DE Mike Neal (abdomen) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were limited. LBs Clay Matthews (thumb) and Andy Mulumba (ankle) practiced in full.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 20 Nov 2013 13:48:21 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Don Barclay (knee), CB Casey Hayward (hamstring), DT Johnny Jolly (groin), CB James Nixon (knee), LB Nick Perry (foot, ankle), QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) and CB Sam Shields (hamstring) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 20. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle), DE Mike Neal (abdomen) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were limited. LB Clay Matthews (thumb) practiced in full.

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Packers | Clay Matthews fined

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 16:47:05 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews has been fined $15,750 for a roughing the passer penalty he received in the team's Week 10 game.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 11

Fri, 15 Nov 2013 12:15:04 -0800

Green Bay Packers CB Casey Hayward (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 12. LB Nick Perry (ankle, foot) is listed as doubtful. OT Don Barclay (knee) and LB Andy Mulumba (ankle) are listed as questionable. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), DT Johnny Jolly (groin), DT Ryan Pickett (knee), LB Clay Matthews (thumb) and CB Sam Shields (hamstring) are listed as probable. Matthews fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 15. Jolly, Neal and Pickett were limited during practice while the other players did not participate in practice.

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Packers | Thursday injury report for Week 11

Thu, 14 Nov 2013 13:45:49 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Don Barclay, CB Casey Hayward (hamstring), DT Johnny Jolly (groin), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (foot, ankle) and QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 14. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were limited. LB Clay Matthews (thumb) practiced in full.

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Packers | Clay Matthews to play with smaller cast

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:27:40 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) practiced with a much smaller cast on his right hand Wednesday, Nov. 13, and he'll use the smaller version in Week 11 against the New York Giants. "Based on the doctor's report, he's able to now," head coach Mike McCarthy said. "I don't even know what the term is. I think this is a normal path. (The size of the cast) starts to decrease each week." Matthews played 39 snaps with a bulky cast in Week 10 and has just two tackles.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 13:27:19 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Don Barclay (knee), CB Casey Hayward (hamstring), DT Johnny Jolly (groin), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (foot, ankle) and QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 13. C Evan Dietrich-Smith (knee), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were limited. LB Clay Matthews (thumb) practiced in full.

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Packers | Friday injury report for Week 10

Fri, 08 Nov 2013 12:54:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) has been ruled out for Week 10. LB Andy Mulumba (ankle) is doubtful. OG T.J. Lang (concussion) and LB Nick Perry (foot) are questionable. LB Clay Matthews (thumb), DE Mike Neal (knee) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) are probable. Rodgers and Mulumba did not practice Friday, Nov. 8. Lang, Matthews, Perry and Pickett were limited. Neal practiced in full.

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Packers | Thursday practice report for Week 10

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:10:44 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (concussion) and QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 7. LB Clay Matthews (thumb), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle), DE Mike Neal (knee), LB Nick Perry (foot) and DT Ryan Pickett (knee) were limited.

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Packers | Clay Matthews, Nick Perry cleared

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 13:38:26 -0800

Green Bay Packers LBs Clay Matthews (thumb) and Nick Perry (foot) took part in limited practice Wednesday, Nov. 6, and were cleared to take part in a full practice Thursday, Nov. 7. If they don't suffer setbacks, it appears they will both return in Week 10. Matthews will need to be fitted with a cast to protect his hand.

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Packers | Clay Matthews to practice

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 08:33:10 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) was cleared to practice in full Thursday, Nov. 7.

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Packers | Clay Matthews' brother thinks he'll play

Thu, 07 Nov 2013 07:14:51 -0800

Philadelphia Eagles LB Casey Matthews thinks Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) will play in Week 10.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 10

Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:31:29 -0800

Green Bay Packers OG T.J. Lang (concussion) and QB Aaron Rodgers (collarbone) both did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 6. LB Clay Matthews (thumb), LB Andy Mulumba (ankle) and LB Nick Perry (foot) all were limited in practice. DT Ryan Pickett (knee) fully practiced.

Fantasy Tip: Rodgers likely will not practice for at least a couple weeks, but he is worth holding on to as he will likely be good to go for the fantasy football playoffs.

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Packers | Clay Matthews will attempt to practice

Tue, 05 Nov 2013 18:08:16 -0800

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Tuesday, Nov. 5, that LB Clay Matthews (thumb) is going to try to practice this week with a club on his hand. The team will see how he responds during practice before making a decision on his Week 10 status.

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Packers | Two set to start on MNF due to injuries

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:15:34 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Mike Neal will start at outside linebacker in place of the injured LB Nick Perry (foot) in Week 9 against the Chicago Bears Monday, Nov. 4. LB Andy Mulumba will get the nod in place of the injured LB Clay Matthews (thumb) at the other outside linebacker spot.

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Packers | Week 9 Inactives

Mon, 04 Nov 2013 16:12:15 -0800

The Green Bay Packers have declared DL C.J. Wilson, WR Chris Harper, LB Clay Matthews, CB James Nixon, TE Jermichael Finley, DL Josh Boyd, LB Nick Perry inactive for Week 9.

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Packers | Saturday practice report for Week 9

Sat, 02 Nov 2013 16:30:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley (neck) and LB Clay Matthews (thumb) did not participate in practice Saturday, Nov. 2, and have been ruled out for Week 9. LB Nick Perry (foot) did not participate in practice and is listed as doubtful. TE Ryan Taylor (knee), LB Brad Jones (hamstring) and CB Sam Shields (toes) are listed as probable. Jones fully participated in practice, while the other two players did not practice.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:26:15 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Nick Perry (foot) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 31. WR James Jones (knee) and TE Ryan Taylor (knee) were limited. LB Brad Jones (hamstring) practiced in full. TE Jermichael Finley (neck) and LB Clay Matthews (thumb) have been ruled out.

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Packers | Clay Matthews to have pins removed next week

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 14:17:39 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) said he is scheduled to get the pins in his surgically repaired thumb removed next week. He will not play Week 9 but said he will have a better timetable after the pins are removed. He said he likely will have to wear something to protect the thumb when he plays again but is not sure if he will need to wear a club on his hand.

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Packers | Clay Matthews could return Nov. 10

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:29:32 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) will have the pins removed from his thumb Nov. 4, and he could return the following week to face the Philadelphia Eagles Nov. 10. His hand was in a cast Sunday, Oct. 27, and he has been diagnosed with a Bennett's fracture, which is a break at the base of the thumb. "I'm hoping for the best, but it was a unique break," Matthews said. "I'm praying for the best when they take (the pins) out. It could be as early as Philadelphia. It could be as late as Thanksgiving (at Detroit). Hopefully, there's nothing unforeseen when they do that."

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Packers | Week 8 Inactives

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 16:14:19 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Brad Jones, LB Clay Matthews, CB James Nixon, WR James Jones, TE Jermichael Finley, LB Nick Perry, TE Ryan Taylor inactive for Week 8.

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Packers | Clay Matthews ruled out

Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:25:49 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) has been ruled out for the team's Week 8 game.

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Packers | Week 7 Inactives

Sun, 20 Oct 2013 12:06:56 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Brad Jones, CB Casey Hayward, LB Clay Matthews, WR James Jones, RB James Starks, LB Nick Perry, TE Ryan Taylor inactive for Week 7.

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Packers | Five players ruled out

Fri, 18 Oct 2013 13:31:51 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (knee), TE Ryan Taylor (knee), LB Brad Jones (hamstring), LB Clay Matthews (thumb) and LB Nick Perry (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 18, and have been ruled out for Week 7.

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Packers | Four ruled out

Wed, 16 Oct 2013 15:13:05 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb), LB Nick Perry (foot), RB James Starks (knee) and TE Ryan Taylor (knee) have been ruled out for Week 7.

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Packers | Clay Matthews can't play with injury

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 09:51:29 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) is not able to play with his broken thumb because there is a good chance that he could lose grip strength permanently if the broken bones did not heal correctly.

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Packers | Week 6 Inactives

Sun, 13 Oct 2013 08:34:49 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have declared LB Brad Jones, CB Casey Hayward, LB Clay Matthews, OG Greg Van Roten, RB James Starks, CB Jarrett Bush, DL Josh Boyd inactive for Week 6.

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Packers | Four ruled out

Wed, 09 Oct 2013 14:11:41 -0700

The Green Bay Packers have ruled out LB Brad Jones (hamstring), LB Clay Matthews (thumb), RB James Starks (knee) and OG Greg Van Roten (foot) for Week 6.

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Packers | Clay Matthews has surgery

Tue, 08 Oct 2013 06:07:31 -0700

Updating previous reports, Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) had surgery on his broken thumb Monday, Oct. 7. He's expected to miss more than a month, but an exact timetable isn't known.

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Packers | Clay Matthews likely will need surgery

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:53:28 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) likely will need surgery on his broken thumb.

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Packers | Clay Matthews expected to miss at least one month

Mon, 07 Oct 2013 14:08:16 -0700

Updating a previous report, Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) is expected to miss at least one month because of his broken thumb.

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