GREEN BAY – Head Coach Mike McCarthy stated on Monday there aren’t any long-term concerns with the injury Clay Matthews sustained in Saturday’s charity softball sport.
Matthews, who was pitching, had his nostril damaged on a line drive proper again at him and instantly left the sphere. He later tweeted that he’ll want surgical procedure however in any other case he’s high-quality.
“They’re talking about scheduling surgery probably midweek,” McCarthy stated previous to Monday’s OTA exercise. “It’s unfortunate. It’s for a great cause. We’re just glad he’s OK.”
Matthews had been sitting out the on-field work throughout OTAs anyway as a consequence of an offseason process on his knee, however regardless, McCarthy stated the incident isn’t giving him second ideas concerning the gamers’ involvement within the annual softball sport.
“I think it’s great on a number of fronts,” he stated. “Anytime your players give back, charity, involved in the community … It’s great for the fans. They sell it out every year. It’s on its fourth player identity for the softball game. I’m not going to overreact to this.”
The Packers are into their third and remaining week of OTAs with the offseason-concluding minicamp scheduled for subsequent week.
McCarthy stated the set up of the offensive and defensive playbooks might be full by the tip of this week, and he’s happy with the progress of the work.
“This offseason is different than we’ve had since ’09 with the new defense and a number of new things on offense, but I can tell you the classroom work has been exceptional,” he stated. “You’re seeing it carry over to the field. We’re maximizing the team reps.”
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