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Matthews' status will affect Vikings' schemes

Clay Matthews (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

The Vikings will keep an interested eye on Clay Matthews' status for Sunday's game and they admit his presence will change Minnesota's approach. Plus, more talk on the dropped passes and how they were addressed, injury updates and more.

Mike McCarthy said it might be a "stretch" for star linebacker Clay Matthews to play Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, but the Vikings will pay attention from afar to the Matthews' progress in the days leading up to the game. Players have often said they don't game plan for other players, just schemes, but that's not the case with Matthews, according to Vikings offensive coordinator Bill... Recommended Stories

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