The deal is worth a maximum of $16.75 million, also the NFL Network reported. Matthews had more profitable deals on the desk but wanted to play with near home, according to the report.
Matthews, who grew up in Southern California and walked at USC, signaled that his return to la on his Twitter account.
Even the Packers’ career sack leader with 83.5,” Matthews enrolled only 3.5 sacks last season, the lowest single-season total of the livelihood. This has been playing in all 16 games at the last season of a $66 million contract.
Even a 2009 first-round pick (26th overall), Matthews left the Pro Bowl five times during his first nine seasons. He was a First Team AllPro at 2010, when he was the runner-up to Steelers safety Troy Polamalu for Defensive Player of the Season.
Matthews, 32, has 11 sacks in 1-5 career playoff games, the latest franchise postseason history and tied for fifth in NFL playoff history.
Although he’s primarily played out linebacker and advantage rusher, he also spent portions of their 2014 and 2015 seasons as an inside linebacker.
ESPN’s Rob Demovsky contributed to this record.