Casey Matthews   #50 ILB

Height: 6-1   Weight: 245   Age: 25

Born: 1/16/1989 Northridge , CA

College: Oregon

Experience: 4th season

High School: Oaks Christian School [Westlake Village, CA]

TCKL

17

SCK

0.5

FF

0

INT

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Draft 2011

Pick No.116

Selected By: Philadelphia Eagles

Round: 4

Pick (Overall): 19 (116)

Pick Analysis: Matthews is the latest in a family of guys who play the game the right way. While he lacks some size and speed, he is a smart, relentless, highly-productive player who will provide solid depth and special teams value while developing into a starter. Overcomes lacks of power by reading and reacting quicker than most linebackers. Does a great job of slipping blocks inside the box and is a sure tackler but does not have true sideline-to-sideline range and may struggle when caught in a phone booth. Better suited for zone coverage with his great awareness than man. Matthews could sneak into Day 2.

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  1. Eagles take Casey Matthews No. 116

    Published: April 30, 2011 at 01:29 p.m.

    The Philadelphia Eagles select Oregon LB Casey Matthews with the 116th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft.

  2. 2011 Draft Profile - LB Casey Matthews, Oregon

    Published: April 8, 2011 at 12:46 p.m.

    A look at draft prospect Oregon linebacker Casey Matthews.

  3. First Draft: Casey Matthews

    Published: March 30, 2011 at 03:20 p.m.

    Casey Matthews looks to continue his family's NFL lineage. Find out from the Oregon LB what drives him in his First Draft.

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