Clay Matthews wanted to stay in Green Bay


A successful run in Green Bay for Clay Matthews would have continued with the Packers if Clay Matthews would have had his way, according to a feature at NFL.com written by Michael Silver. However, the Packers were set on moving on.

In the story, Matthews explains that he didn't choose to leave Green Bay, but that the Packers didn't want him back:

"I was kind of taken aback, because I thought I'd always be back there, whether it was at a cheaper price [or not]," Matthews said. "So that was kind of a shock, because [my family] stayed out there and had our third child in the offseason, and I was hanging in town training there and everything. And yeah, that was kind of a surprise to me because I just figured I would be out there a few more years.
"People say, 'You chose to go to L.A.' I didn't choose. They told me there was no room for me."

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