LANDOVER, Md. (AP) Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews does not understand why he was flagged - yet again - for roughing the passer, this time while sacking Washington's Alex Smith on Sunday. Matthews think it's an indication that the NFL is "getting soft."
Even Smith wasn't quite sure about the call that came late in the third quarter of Washington's 31-17 victory. Neither were other players - or the coaches - from both teams. Matthews broke free into the backfield, grabbed Smith with both arms and took down the QB in a seemingly straightforward manner. (MORE)