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Gameday Notebook: Hamstring Sacks Rush

LB Clay Matthews (Wesley Hitt/Getty)

Where's the pass rush? It's on the sideline with Clay Matthews. Plus, Calvin Johnson and his no-name sidekicks, Alex Green back in the captain's seat, some killer numbers and much, much more in what we guarantee is the biggest and best game preview in the world.

The Green Bay Packers are wise to use caution with Clay Matthews' ailing hamstring. As important as these games are with the Packers fighting the Chicago Bears for the NFC North championship and chasing the San Francisco 49ers for a first-round bye, the Packers' chances of reaching the Super Bowl are infinitely better with a healthy Matthews in the lineup in the playoffs – even if that means... Recommended Stories

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