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Chris
Matthews
#12 Wide Receiver
Chris
Matthews
#12 Wide Receiver
Height 6'5
Weight 230 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1989-10-06 (30)
Born Long Beach, CA
School Kentucky
Status AMER
Receptions 21
Yards 319
Touchdowns 4
Average 15.2

Honour Roll

-CFL Most Outstanding Rookie, 2012
-Frank M. Gibson Trophy (Most Outstanding Rookie, East Division), 2012
-Blue Bombers Most Outstanding Rookie, 2012

2018: Calgary Stampeders

Matthews returned to the CFL after four years in the National Football League with the Calgary Stampeders last October and appeared in four regular season and two playoff games, including the 2018 Grey Cup. He had 12 receptions for 252 yards and a touchdown in the four regular-season contests and added seven catches and 98 yards in the playoffs.

2012-13: Blue Bombers

Matthews came to the Bombers in 2012 after a 2011 campaign in which he signed as an undrafted free agent by the Cleveland Browns in 2011 and, following his release, then played with the Arena Football League’s Iowa Barnstormers. His first year with in Winnipeg was sensational, as he appeared in all 18 regular-season games and led the team with 81 catches, 1,192 receiving yards and seven touchdowns while being named not only the team’s top rookie, but the CFL’s Most Outstanding Rookie. He had six 100-yard games that season.
Matthews was limited to just four games in 2013 due to injury, and finished the year with 14 receptions for one touchdown. Following that year he was released to pursue NFL interest.

2014-17: NFL

After his first stint in Winnipeg Matthews landed a deal with the Seattle Seahawks, signing in February of 2014. Matthews played in nine games for Seattle in 2015 before being released in November of that year. He then joined the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad and was activated on December of 2015, scoring his first touchdown on December 27th. Matthews missed the 2016 season due to injury and then suited up for six games for the Ravens before being released in November of 2017.
Matthews played in a total of 25 regular-season and playoff games for the Seahawks and Ravens, with his best performance arguably coming in Super Bowl XLIX in which he had four catches for 109 yards and touchdown.

College

Matthews played two seasons (2009-10) at the University of Kentucky, making a total of 93 catches for 1,279 yards and 12 touchdowns. As a senior in 2010, he had 61 receptions for 925 yards and a team-leading nine scores. Prior to transferring to Kentucky, Matthews attended Los Angeles Harbor College for two seasons. In his sophomore season in junior college, he had 80 catches for 1,235 yards and 11 touchdowns in nine games.

Seasons

Receiving

YEAR TEAM GP REC ATT YDS YAC TD AVG LG
2012
WPG 18 81 143 1192 - 7 14.7 72
2013
WPG 5 14 33 138 - 1 9.9 26
2018
CGY 4 12 19 252 64 1 21.0 65
2019
WPG 6 12 23 180 36 1 15.0 51
2019
MTL 5 9 16 139 25 3 15.4 42
Total
38 128 234 1901 125 13 14.9 72

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2012
WPG 18 0 0 0 0.0 0
2013
WPG 5 0 0 0 0.0 0
2018
CGY 4 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
WPG 6 0 0 0 0.0 0
2019
MTL 5 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
38 0 0 0 0.0 0

Game Log

Receiving

DATE WEEK OPP REC ATT YDS TD AVG LG
06-27
3 EDM 2 4 16 0 8.0 10
07-05
4 OTT 1 2 10 0 10.0 10
08-01
8 TOR 3 6 43 1 14.3 24
08-08
9 CGY 3 4 33 0 11.0 20
08-15
10 BC 2 3 61 0 30.5 51
08-23
11 EDM 1 4 17 0 17.0 17
09-14
14 SSK 1 2 42 0 42.0 42
09-21
15 WPG 3 5 39 2 13.0 19
09-28
16 BC 1 2 3 0 3.0 3
10-18
19 TOR 0 1 0 0 0.0 0
10-26
20 HAM 4 6 55 1 13.8 23
Total
21 39 319 4 16.3 219

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-27
3 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
07-05
4 OTT 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-01
8 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-08
9 CGY 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-15
10 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
08-23
11 EDM 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-14
14 SSK 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-21
15 WPG 0 0 0 0.0 0
09-28
16 BC 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-18
19 TOR 0 0 0 0.0 0
10-26
20 HAM 0 0 0 0.0 0
Total
0 0 0 0.0 0