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Raji, Matthews Ready To Get To Work

Discussion in 'Official Packers.com News' started by News Bot, Apr 30, 2009.

  1. News Bot

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    Apr 18, 2009
    B.J. Raji and Clay Matthews already have a fair amount in common.

    They're both first-round draft picks of the Green Bay Packers. They're both big-city guys, Raji from New York City and Matthews from Southern California.

    They were both mentioned in erroneous media reports regarding drug testing from the NFL Scouting Combine. They're both represented by the same agency, and through that connection, they trained together prior to the draft and congratulated one another upon being picked in the first round last Saturday.

    But most importantly, they're both ready to get back to playing some football.

    "It's been four months of just training and rumors and mock drafts and this and that, so it's nice to put that all behind us," Matthews said during a joint press conference introducing the two top draft picks to the local media. "But with all that behind us now comes a different set of pressure, so I think we are like some kids in a candy store. We're ready..


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