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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 19 Dec 2014 12:24:58 -0800

Green Bay Packers CB Davon House (shoulder) has been ruled out for Week 16. OT Bryan Bulaga (concussion) is listed as questionable, while OG T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (biceps), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (shoulder) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) are listed as probable. House did not participate in practice Friday, Dec. 19, while the other players were limited during practice. This is an estimation since the team did not practice Friday.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 18 Dec 2014 13:17:52 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (concussion) and CB Davon House (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Dec. 18. OG T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (biceps), DE Mike Neal (abdomen), LB Nick Perry (shoulder) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) were limited.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 16

Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:19:32 -0800

Green Bay Packers OT Bryan Bulaga (concussion), CB Davon House (shoulder) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. OG T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (biceps), LB Mike Neal (abdomen) and LB Nick Perry (shoulder) all were limited in practice.

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Packers | Friday practice report for Week 12

Fri, 21 Nov 2014 13:00:42 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Brandon Bostic (hip) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 21, and has been ruled out. CB Jarrett Bush (groin), LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), and DE Datone Jones (ankle) all were limited in practice and are questionable. LB Nick Perry (shoulder) did not participate and it questionable. OG T.J. Lang (ankle) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) both did not participate and are probable. LB Clay Matthews (groin) was limited in practice and is probable.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:19:08 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Brandon Bostick (hip), CB Jarrett Bush (groin) and LB Nick Perry (shoulder) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 20. LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring), OG T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Clay Matthews (groin) and OG Josh Simon (toe) were limited.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 12

Wed, 19 Nov 2014 13:42:50 -0800

Green Bay Packers TE Brandon Bostick (hip), CB Jarrett Bush (groin), OG T.J. Lang (ankle), LB Nick Perry (shoulder) and OG Josh Sitton (toe) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19. LB Jayrone Elliott (hamstring) and LB Clay Matthews (groin) both were limited in practice.

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Packers | Clay Matthews' position uncertain

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 14:37:55 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews' position for Week 11 is uncertain at this point, according to head coach Mike McCarthy. Matthews played inside linebacker during the team's Week 10 game.

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Packers | Clay Matthews moves to inside linebacker

Mon, 10 Nov 2014 10:36:44 -0800

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews moved from outside linebacker to inside linebacker out of the team's bye week. The move was intended to improve the team's run defense, and it was a great success in Week 10 against the Chicago Bears. Matthews had 11 tackles and pressured QB Jay Cutler on several inside blitzes. Matthews is expected to stay at his new position.

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Packers | Clay Matthews struggling with read option

Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:11:17 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews has only recorded one sack so far this season in part because he has had to deal with three opposing offenses using the read option during games. Matthews has not been used as a pass rusher against the read option because he has to focus on the quarterback as well as the running back.

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Packers | Wednesday practice report for Week 5

Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:17:42 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 1, and has been ruled out for the team's Week 5 game. LB Josh Boyd (hamstring) and DE Josh Boyd (knee) both did not practice and are doubtful. LB Brad Jones was limited in practice and is probable. LB Mike Neal (hip) did not practice and is probable. OG T.J. Lang (not injury related) is probable. LB Clay Matthews (groin) fully practiced and is probable.

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Packers | Tuesday practice report

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:55:27 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Sam Barrington (hamstring), DT Josh Boyd (knee) and WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) did not practice Tuesday, Sept. 30. LB Brad Jones (quadriceps) was limited, while LB Clay Matthews (groin) practiced in full.

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Packers | Monday practice report

Mon, 29 Sep 2014 16:14:55 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Sam Barrington (hamstring), DT Josh Boyd (knee) and WR Jarrett Boykin (groin) did not practice Monday, Sept. 29. LBs Brad Jones (quadriceps) and Clay Matthews (groin) were limited. The team didn't actually practice Monday, so the designations are an estimation.

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Packers | Friday injury report

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:04:24 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (knee, groin) and LB Brad Jones (quadriceps) are questionable for Week 4 against the Chicago Bears. OT Bryan Bulaga (knee), CB Davon House (knee), LB Clay Matthews (groin) and LB Nick Perry (wrist) are probable. Boykin didn't practice Friday, Sept. 26. Jones, Matthews and Perry were limited, while the others were full participants. The Packers didn't actually practice Friday, and the designations are an estimation.

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Packers | Thursday practice report

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:56:24 -0700

Green Bay Packers LBs Brad Jones (quadriceps), Clay Matthews (groin) and Nick Perry (wrist) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 25. WR Jarrett Boykin (knee), OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) and CB Davon House (knee) participated fully.

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Packers | Wednesday injury report for Week 4

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:07:23 -0700

Green Bay Packers WR Jarrett Boykin (knee), LB Clay Matthews (groin), LB Brad Jones (quadriceps) and LB Nick Perry (wrist) were all limited in practice Wednesday, Sept. 24. OT Bryan Bulaga (knee) and CB Davon House (knee) both fully participated in practice.

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Packers | Clay Matthews leaves game

Sun, 21 Sep 2014 16:58:05 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (groin) left the Week 3 game against the Detroit Lions due to a groin injury.

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Packers | Clay Matthews has thumb protected

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 06:40:07 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) is wearing protection on his thumb in practice Saturday, July 26.

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Packers | Clay Matthews must prove he can stay healthy

Thu, 17 Jul 2014 12:22:48 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) believes he will be ready for the start of training camp, but must prove he can stay healthy once he does return. "He has to show that he can line up and stay healthy," linebackers coach Winston Moss said.

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Packers | Clay Matthews expected to be ready for camp

Thu, 29 May 2014 16:26:22 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (thumb) indicated he will be limited during organized team activities, because he is recovering from a thumb injury but expects to be ready for the start of training camp.

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Packers | Clay Matthews not at practice

Thu, 29 May 2014 11:07:25 -0700

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews (undisclosed) did not participate in practice Thursday, May 29.

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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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