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I realize this is a sentimental post, but Matthews isn't a good scheme fit at all for the defense Woods wants to install. I'm going to be writing an in-depth piece for linebackers in the Woods 4-3 stack alignment, but Matthews needs to play as a 3-4 linebacker who rushes the passer.
 

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I realize this is a sentimental post, but Matthews isn't a good scheme fit at all for the defense Woods wants to install. I'm going to be writing an in-depth piece for linebackers in the Woods 4-3 stack alignment, but Matthews needs to play as a 3-4 linebacker who rushes the passer.
He doesn't NEED to.

The Packers swapped him to MLB later in his time there and he fared just fine.
 

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Turns 34 in a couple of weeks and like Keys said, he's just not a great fit for what we're going to be running here. Great player in his day though, but not a guy I'd be interested in bringing in and trying to fit into the system.
 

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He doesn't NEED to.

The Packers swapped him to MLB later in his time there and he fared just fine.
The Packers moved on from him. I didn't know losing your job is "just fine."

The only reason his name was mentioned is sentimental. We are talking about a 33 year old who is suing the last franchise he played with, who played him as a 3-4 pass rushing linebacker. It's all a huge non-starter for a team looking to develop a young core of linebackers and just let two veterans walk.
 

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The Packers moved on from him. I didn't know losing your job is "just fine."

The only reason his name was mentioned is sentimental. We are talking about a 33 year old who is suing the last franchise he played with, who played him as a 3-4 pass rushing linebacker. It's all a huge non-starter for a team looking to develop a young core of linebackers and just let two veterans walk.
I know he would literally be restricted to being a spell linebacker, but I'd still like to see him here to retire.

For sentimental reasons as well.
 

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He and Garrett would have the Browns leading the league in roughing the passer calls.
 

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Go get him Berry. He would be a great veteran for our young linebackers to learn from and provide leadership for our defense. Would love to see him finish his career with the Browns.
I am guessing STP stands for Stupid Trade Proposals?

I know, not technically a trade, lol
 

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The Packers moved on from him. I didn't know losing your job is "just fine."

The only reason his name was mentioned is sentimental. We are talking about a 33 year old who is suing the last franchise he played with, who played him as a 3-4 pass rushing linebacker. It's all a huge non-starter for a team looking to develop a young core of linebackers and just let two veterans walk.
Wait, i am 48 years old, you are saying 33 is old?
 

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No. We need LBs not pass rushers. We have Garrett OV clayborn and Thomas. Thomas shown some flashes when given a shot. No need to add a 5th DE who can only rush the passer who’s gonna want starter money.
 

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No. We need LBs not pass rushers. We have Garrett OV clayborn and Thomas. Thomas shown some flashes when given a shot. No need to add a 5th DE who can only rush the passer who’s gonna want starter money.
While Clay is an EDGE, he is undersized for the 3=4, so many reasons not to sign Clay.

That said, his dad was my favorite player of all time, so there is that reason.
 

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At this point if we add another LB who isn’t any good in pass coverage I’d seriously question what the FO is doing on defense.
 

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I don't understand the sentiment behind signing a player just to retire here, when he never even played here in the first place.

And yes, I know his dad did. But he didn't.
 

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