All spring and summer, Clay Matthews wondered if he'd play more inside or outside linebacker for the Green Bay Packers in 2015.
Well, a season-ending injury to inside linebacker Sam Barrington helped clear that up. In Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks -- Green Bay's first game without Barrington -- Matthews did not play any snaps at outside linebacker, according to Pro Football Focus (h/t ESPN's Rob Demovsky).
After the game, Matthews spoke about his "adjusted" role in Green Bay's defense, via ESPN:
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Matthews is most lethal as a pass-rusher off the edge, but the defense is stouter overall when he lines up inside. After limiting Seattle's Marshawn Lynch to an average of 2.7 yards per carry on Sunday, the Packers now face the challenge of slowing down Kansas City's Jamaal Charles next Monday night.