Matthews said he thought he was going to New England. “Quite frankly, that’s where I thought I was going,” Matthews said. “The thing about draft day is you have to keep an open mind.”
Matthews said he heard some negative things about himself before the draft — that he was going to be a special teams player and not an every-down player. “I didn’t have your typical college career,” Matthews said. “I only started a few games my senior year.”
Matthews talked about the key to being a good quarterback. He said it’s just that sense of when to get rid of the ball.