Packers rule out Clay Matthews with thumb injury

Green Bay Packers outside linebacker Clay Matthews is ruled out for Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears due to further aggravating his right thumb injury.

He was listed as out on the Wednesday injury report.

Matthews injured his thumb against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

He missed four games earlier this season when he first broke his thumb.

This has been characterized as a "repeat injury" by coach Mike McCarthy.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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