GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Packers have signed linebacker Clay Matthews to a contract extension, according to General Manager Ted Thompson.
“Clay has been a productive member of our team and we are pleased to be able to come to an agreement that will extend his Packers career,” Thompson said.
“Congratulations to Clay, who has quickly developed into a core member of our team,” Head Coach Mike McCarthy said. “His accomplishments and the example he sets on and off the field will be vital to our continued success. We look forward to the rest of his Packers career.”
Matthews has played in 58 games during his four seasons in the league with 55 starts and has recorded 270 tackles (191 solo), four interceptions (two TD returns), 23 passes defensed, seven forced fumbles and three fumble recoveries (one returned for a TD).