|No. 17, 83|
|Date of birth:July 19, 1986|
|Place of birth: Littleton, Colorado|
|College: University of San Diego|
|Undrafted in 2009|
|No regular season or postseason appearances|
|* Indianapolis Colts ( 2009)*|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NFL.com|
John Matthews (born July 19, 1986) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed by the Indianapolis Colts as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at University of San Diego.
Matthews was claimed of waivers by the Jacksonville Jaguars on July 21, 2010. He was cut on September 4, 2010, but signed on to the Jaguars' practice squad on September 5, 2010. He was elevated to the active roster in time for the week 1 game against the Denver Broncos. He was released on September 16, 2010. Matthews was later re-signed to the Jaguars' practice squad. Prior to Jacksonville's week 10 game against the Houston Texans, he was elevated to the active roster.
He was waived on August 13, 2011.
Matthews signed with the Miami Dolphins on August 16, 2011, and was released on September 2, 2011, becoming a free agent.
San Francisco 49ersEdit
Matthews was signed to the practice squad on October 4, 2011. On November 15, 2011, Matthews was released from the 49ers' practice squad, when safety Mark Legree was signed to practice squad, but was re-signed on November 29, 2011. He was released from the 49ers on May 14, 2012.
- ↑ "Jaguars sign TE Ernest Wilford". Jaguars.com. September 16, 2010. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article.aspx?id=9257. Retrieved September 16, 2010.
- ↑ Ketchman, Vic (November 11, 2010). "It's as good as a sack". Jaguars.com. http://www.jaguars.com/news/article.aspx?id=9481. Retrieved November 12, 2010.
- ↑ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-14. https://www.webcitation.org/63vw4gbna?url=http://blog.49ers.com/2011/11/15/49ers-add-legree-to-p-squad/. Retrieved 2011-12-14.