• Packers coach Mike McCarthy freaks out at referees after Clay Matthews called for another questionable roughing-the-passer penalty

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Clay Matthews was flagged for roughing the passer on a questionable call for the third straight week.
    Packers head coach Mike McCarthy was livid with the call and could be seen screaming at the referees after the play.
    The penalties stem from new rules implemented by the NFL meant to better protect quarterbacks.
    No player has struggled more with the NFL's new rules intended to protect quarterbacks than Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.
    In Green Bay's first two games of the season, Matthews has been flagged for roughing the passer on plays that many would consider standard tackles...
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  • Another Clay Matthews roughing-the-passer call stokes latest NFL quandary

    Another Clay Matthews roughing-the-passer call stokes latest NFL quandary

    2 monthes ago - By The Washington Post

    “What's a catch?” has been surpassed.
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  • NFL claims Clay Matthews committed “body weight” violation

    2 monthes ago - By NBC Sports

    Last week, a key roughing the passer penalty on Packers linebacker Clay Matthews was attributed to Matthews lifting Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and driving him into the ground. This week, Matthews drew another flag, for a different violation. The league office has posted on Twitter an explanation that the foul occurred because Matthews landed “with all
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  • NFL: Clay Matthews' Roughing the Passer Penalty on Alex Smith Was Correct Call

    2 monthes ago - By Bleacher Report

    Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews will likely argue with his latest penalty flag for roughing the passer, but the NFL says it was the correct call...
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  • Twitter goes crazy over another roughing the passer penalty on Clay Matthews

    Twitter goes crazy over another roughing the passer penalty on Clay Matthews

    2 monthes ago - By Sporting News

    Clay Matthews is having a frustrating season. For the third week in a row, the Green Bay Packers linebacker was called for a roughing the passer penalty, when he appeared to have a clean hit on Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith.
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  • Screaming Packers coach loses it on ref after controversial roughing call

    Screaming Packers coach loses it on ref after controversial roughing call

    2 monthes ago - By New York Post

    Careful with that fight, Mike McCarthy: It might be unnecessary roughness. A third week of football, a third week of a controversial roughing-the-passer call on Clay Matthews, as the outside linebacker took down Alex Smith in the third quarter for what, in normal years, would be a sack. This year, it is yet again a...
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  • Another week, another questionable roughing the passer call on Clay Matthews

    2 monthes ago - By NBC Sports

    Last week, the big story in the NFL was the costly roughing the passer penalty assessed on Packers linebacker Clay Matthews. This week, that's going to be one of the big stories again. In the third quarter of today's game, Matthews sacked Washington quarterback Alex Smith, and the officials immediately threw a flag, calling him
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