The undrafted free agent out of Kentucky, who also had stints in the Arena League and Canadian Football League, played in nine games this season, logging four catches for 54 yards. He was targeted nine times in all.
Because of Seattle's epic loss to the Patriots, the Matthews storyline suffered a bit, relegated to a sidebar amid one of the most chaotic endings in NFL history.
But if Seattle had won, Matthews would have been enjoying a Malcolm Butler-type moment. At the least, his absence from Seattle's offense would have raised more than a few eyebrows.