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Mike McCarthy: 2015 Packers will not bear the burden of 2014 team’

Green Bay Packers head coach mike McCarthy vowed Wednesday that the NFC title game loss in Seattle will not be carried into next season. “It will be its own opportunity,” McCarthy said of 2015. “You have to be able to learn from victories and defeats. That’s the mindset of a champion, and that will never change. But the 2015 team will not bear the burden of what happened...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews celebrates Jordy Nelson's Pro Bowl opponent (GIF)

Green Bay Packers teammates Clay Matthews and Jordy Nelson were playing on opposing teams in Sunday night's NFL Pro Bowl, but that didn't stop Matthews from celebrating with Nelson after he scored a second quarter touchdown. Nelson and Matthews gave each other a flying bump after Nelson's 21-yard TD from Drew Brees. It's all about having fun at the Pro Bowl, and the end result...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Did the defense pass?

After losing to the Seattle Seahawks one week ago in the NFC Championship, the Green Bay Packers now have to look back at the year that was and think about the year that was.  While the offense was the reason this team was what is was, the defense did its part to keep the Packers in some games this year, including the NFC title game where they forced four interceptions and one fumble...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews Fined $22,050 for Illegal Hit on Russell Wilson

Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has been fined $22,050 by the NFL for making this illegal blindside hit on Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson in last weekend’s NFC Championship game. Matthews has a reputation for taking some cheap hits on quarterbacks. Fortunately for the Packers linebacker, who outweighs Wilson by 52 pounds, Seattle’s signal caller didn’t...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers linebacker Clay Matthews fined hard by NFL for dirty hit on Russell Wilson

There was a time in the NFL when it would have been totally cool for Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews to do this to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson: Fortunately that day has passed, given what we now know about concussions and traumatic brain injury, and today the NFL came down hard on Matthews for the hit and fined him $22,000 per Pro Football Talk: Clay...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nine ways the Green Bay Packers lost on Sunday

Russell Wilson celebrates as he puts the finishing touches on the biggest comeback in championship game history Call it what it was-one of the worst postseason collapses of all-time. Countless missed opportunities left players, coaches, and Packer fans speechless Sunday afternoon. It is hard to pin point a turning point or one reason why the Packers lost to the Seahawks so here...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Clay Matthews destroys Russell Wilson after pick

Some will tell you that Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews isn’t a dirty player. Those people also have blinders on. Known for late hits on quarterbacks throughout his career, the Pro Bowl linebacker continued his assault against that position with a hit on Russell Wilson in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. Luckily, Wilson was not injured on the play that draw a...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Pete Carroll: Clay Matthews was one of my 'great mistakes'

Pete Carroll will lead his Seattle Seahawks against Clay Matthews and the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday. Matthews, one of Carroll’s former USC players, is also one of his biggest coaching regrets. Speaking on what he calls “one of the great mistakes” of his coaching career, Carroll had this to say (via Maybe because of the way he came...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Clay Matthews leads the Green Bay Packers into the playoffs

Clay Matthews Since being drafted 26th overall in the 2009 NFL draft, Clay Matthews has found a home at the outside linebacker position for the Green Bay Packers. However, in his sixth year in the NFL things started to change for Matthews. The Green Bay Packers had been dead last in rush defense up until their eighth game of the year vs. the Chicago Bears at Lambeau Field. Head...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers – Clay Matthews, Rejuvenated

After a couple of disappointing seasons with the Packers, Clay Matthews is experiencing a resurgence. Why? Matthews is playing on a level with his Super Bowl XLV season, already amassing 58 tackles, including 10 sacks. He had 2.5 sacks against Tampa Bay alone, and was just named NFC Defensive Player of the Week. There are specific reasons for his re-emergence as a force on the Packers...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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