It was a celebratory evening for the Matthews family on Sunday.
Matthews said that viewing his father’s name alongside other Browns greats was “remarkable to see.”
Clay Matthews Jr. played linebacker 16 of his 19 NFL seasons for the Browns. He was selected to the Pro Bowl four times and has been a pro football Hall of Fame finalist three times.
Clay Matthews III, in his first season with the Rams after 10 with the Green Bay Packers, has fit in well for a defense that made the difference against the Browns.
Matthews has four sacks for a unit that stopped the Browns on four plays from the four-yard line to clinch the victory.
“To go down there and end it in that fashion and for the most part rely on our defense to come away with this victory is huge,” Matthews said.