In the past, Matthews has been very injury prone missing multiple games in every season but in the 2016 season he played in every game. Despite being a second or third option he caught 65 passes for nearly 1,000 yards. Mattews has only suffered from two injuries in his whole career and seems heatlhy and ready to go for this 2017 season.
|Chance of Injury in 2018:||45.3%|
|Chance of Injury per Game:||3.7%|
|Projected Games missed for 2018:||0.8|
|Nov 23, 2017||NFL||Thigh Hamstring Strain Grade 2||Matthews suffered an unspecified hamstring injury in Thursday practice leading up to Week 12. He missed that game plus the next.|
|Nov 29, 2015||NFL||Chest Rib Fracture||Matthews fractured several ribs against the Jets in Week 12 and missed the season's final 5 games. He landed on IR in Week 17.|
|Jul 28, 2013||NFL||Knee Strain Grade 1||Matthews had surgery for an unspecified right knee injury during training camp and missed the 1st 2 preseason games.|