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Offline nerdmann  
#1 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 4:03:00 PM(UTC)
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Packers linebacker Clay Matthews exited Sunday's win over the Lions with a thumb injury. Per a league source, the thumb has a fracture in it. Matthews left Sunday's 22-9 win over the Lions in the fourth quarter.  It's unclear whether the injury will limit Matthews' ability to practice or play. The Packers travel to Baltimore...
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#2 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 4:09:01 PM(UTC)
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Didn't our soon to be Hall of Fame QB play 3/4 of a season with a broken thumb, albeit a pretty poor performance? If Clay sits out with a broken thumb, he'll have to stop doing those predator dances.
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#3 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 4:24:38 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: DakotaT Go to Quoted Post
Didn't our soon to be Hall of Fame QB play 3/4 of a season with a broken thumb, albeit a pretty poor performance? If Clay sits out with a broken thumb, he'll have to stop doing those predator dances.


A stress fracture is different from a complete snapped off bone or a crushed bone.

Hopefully they can put a club on him, but I think the level of severity could be a factor.
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#4 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 4:58:08 PM(UTC)
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Club it. Play it.
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#5 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:07:43 PM(UTC)
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Heard he might need surgery.

The way this team reports injuries the whole arm is probably amputated.
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#6 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:08:20 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Zero2Cool Go to Quoted Post
Club it. Play it.


I agree. If it was a Wrist I would be worried. Does he really need his thumb to play? haha
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#7 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:09:29 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: nerdmann Go to Quoted Post
Heard he might need surgery.

The way this team reports injuries the whole arm is probably amputated.


Wasn't Nick Colins head amputated too? :3

I bet Clay could play with one arm
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#8 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:20:47 PM(UTC)
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Originally Posted by: Gaycandybacon Go to Quoted Post
I agree. If it was a Wrist I would be worried. Does he really need his thumb to play? haha


Well it would be harder for him to strip Adrian Peterson so he can run it back for a touchdown. Big Grin
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#9 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:48:51 PM(UTC)
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Might need surgery.
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#10 Posted : Sunday, October 6, 2013 5:59:58 PM(UTC)
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Did anybody see him after on the sidelines - how bad off he looked? Anybody know if it's his right or left hand - and which-handed he is? It makes a difference performance-wise. I would think anything short of a really mangled compound fracture, and he could postpone any surgery until after the season and play with some kind of a soft cast. I don't think they allow those "clubs" like in the good old days.
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