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Griffin didn’t run a zone read once against the Eagles, though it doesn’t mean the Packers aren’t going to prepare for it.

“This week is no different. We let him sit back there in the pocket, we need to make sure we’ve got some pass rush after him as well as our DBs on the back end covering and tackling,” Matthews said. “We need to make sure we’re aggressive and we shut down that read-option right off the bat.”

Aggressive to a point, of course. When asked, Matthews could remember only one time in his career when he was fined, for a face mask on Bears quarterback Jay Cutler in 2010.

Otherwise, the resume is clean _ look it up, he told reporters.

“That’s for you guys to dig up. I think I’m doing all right,” Matthews said. “Come on, Washington questions, you guys bring `em!”

Notes: OL Josh Sitton (back) and TE Jermichael Finley (toe) returned to practice on a limited basis. Finley has said he plans to play Sunday. McCarthy said both players are progressing and he’ll check in with them Friday … S Morgan Burnett (hamstring) was limited after sitting out the opener. “Of course, I’m excited to get back out there,” Burnett said. “At the same time I’ve got to get healthy so I can perform at a high level.” … A stinger that LB Nick Perry suffered against the 49ers flared up after practice Wednesday, limiting him Thursday …. CB Jarrett Bush (hamstring) was also limited Thursday.



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