Packers LB Matthews Selected To Pro Bowl

Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, the league announced today. Matthews replaces Bears LB Lance Briggs. A 6-foot-3, 250-pound rookie, Matthews becomes the first Packers rookie to earn a Pro Bowl selection since WR James Lofton in 1978. - More LB Clay Matthews Nominated For NFL Rookie Of Year Honors

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Green Bay Packers LB Clay Matthews has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, the league announced today. Matthews replaces Bears LB Lance Briggs.

A 6-foot-3, 250-pound rookie, Matthews becomes the first Packers rookie to earn a Pro Bowl selection since WR James Lofton in 1978.

Matthews saw action in all 16 games, including 13 starts, and finished the season with 58 tackles, a franchise rookie-record 10 sacks, three fumble recoveries, one forced fumble, six passes defensed and a defensive touchdown.

He is the fourth Packers player to be named to the team, joining S Nick Collins, QB Aaron Rodgers and CB Charles Woodson.

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