Chris Matthews
Chris Matthews
30-Year-Old Wide ReceiverWR
 Free Agent  
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2019 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a contract with the Ravens in September of 2017.
Let go on injury settlement
WRFree Agent
Thigh
November 8, 2017
The Ravens waived Matthews (thigh) on Tuesday as part of an injury settlement.
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Matthews reverted to injured reserve Monday after failing to make significant progress from the thigh injury he's been nursing since mid-October. He'll be free to sign with any team with the Ravens forfeiting their rights to the wideout.
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How do Chris Matthews' measurables compare to other wide receivers?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
* All metrics are from his Pro Day (not the combine).
Height
6' 5"
 
Weight
228 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.57 sec
 
Shuttle Time
4.29 sec
 
Cone Drill
6.90 sec
 
Vertical Jump
33.5 in
 
Broad Jump
118 in
 
Recent RotoWire Articles Featuring Chris Matthews
Gameday Injuries: Week 7 Injury Roundup
October 22, 2017
Week 7's injury report has a number of notable names and a number of potential game-time decisions. Juan Carlos Blanco breaks down who's most likely to suit up or sit heading into Sunday morning.
Depth Chart Watch: Training Camp Job Battles
July 18, 2015
Andrew Fiorentino breaks down the most important job battles across the league as training camp are about to open, including a quarterback battle in Buffalo.
2015 Team Preview: Seattle Seahawks
July 2, 2015
Russell Wilson now has star tight end Jimmy Graham at his disposal. Will that be enough to take the Seahawks offense to a new level and a third straight Super Bowl?
NFL Draft: A Look at the Day 2 Skill Players
May 2, 2015
Mike Doria recaps Day 2 of the NFL Draft and finds some potential fantasy gems, like Atlanta's Tevin Coleman, that could emerge this season.
Past Fantasy Outlooks
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Matthews is perhaps best known for his performance against the Patriots in Super Bowl 49 when he broke out for 109 yards and a score. He hasn't been heard from much since that game with a total of two regular season receptions since the start of 2015. After spending all of last season on IR, Matthews has a chance to see the field this season in light of Baltimore's attrition among pass catchers. Matthews (6-5, 228) has the size to create matchup issues against smaller defenders, but he'll likely also need to make an impact on special teams in order to crack the 53-man roster. Even if Matthews makes the final roster, he'd likely do so as the Ravens No. 6 wideout.
It's not often that a player's breakout performance comes in the Super Bowl, but that's what happened to Matthews last year when he led the team with four catches for 109 yards and a touchdown in the Super Bowl after playing just 19 offensive snaps in three regular-season games. It remains a mystery why it was so hard for the 6-foot-5 Matthews to get on the field, especially considering the Seahawks' tallest regular wideout was 6-foot-1. He certainly has the team's eye now and could be in line for a bigger role this season. Matthews doesn't have great speed, but his size allows him to outmuscle defensive backs and high-point the ball even when he can't get separation, something the Seahawks have sorely lacked the last few years. He should easily step into the No. 3 receiver role, though the addition of Jimmy Graham will likely limit his upside at the goal-line.
Matthews spent the last two seasons in the CFL, but his one asset -- he's 6-5 -- is something that could land him a shot down the road.
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Reverts to IR
WRBaltimore Ravens
Thigh
November 6, 2017
Matthews (thigh) reverted to injured reserve Monday, per the league's official transaction log.
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Released by Ravens
WRFree Agent
Thigh
November 3, 2017
The Ravens released Matthews (thigh) on Friday.
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Not present for practice
WRBaltimore Ravens
Thigh
November 2, 2017
Matthews (thigh) wasn't present for the start of the Ravens' practice Thursday, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports.
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Inactive Thursday
WRBaltimore Ravens
Thigh
October 26, 2017
Matthews (thigh) is inactive for Thursday's showdown with the Dolphins.
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Doubtful to face Dolphins
WRBaltimore Ravens
Thigh
October 25, 2017
Matthews (hamstring) is listed as doubtful for Thursday's game against the Dolphins.
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