Safety Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers was chosen the National Football League’s defensive player of the year, beating Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews by two votes in balloting compiled by the Associated Press.
Green Bay Packers Pro Bowl linebacker Clay Matthews probably will be out for a month after undergoing surgery on his broken right thumb, ESPN reports, citing an unidentified person familiar with the situation.
In July 2006, Green Bay Packers fan Jeffrey Thiel got a Wisconsinite’s dream: a tour of the oval- shaped locker room where quarterback Aaron Rodgers and linebacker Clay Matthews now get prepared for games.
The Green Bay Packers’ profit from operations rose by $11.4 million to a club-record $54.3 million in fiscal 2013, thanks to falling costs that Chief Executive Mark Murphy credited in part on late signings by Aaron Rodgers and Clay Matthews.
Drew Brees set records on the field as the New Orleans Saints quarterback this year and beat all other athletes off of it in the Power 100, a measure of performance, popularity and marketability, Bloomberg Businessweek reports on its website.