Clay Matthews + Thor -- Dead Ringers?

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If Gods do in fact walk among us, then some might think they've chosen to assume the form of professional football players. These athletes have been deified by their die-hard fans, and if we were picking their most closely resembled mythological counterparts, then that would make Clay Matthews III the God of Thunder.

Perhaps Marvel was a little too hasty to cast Chris Hemsworth as Thor. Have you seen Matthews' golden, ray-of-sunshine-like locks? We love seeing our favorite comic book superheroes in real life, and all this linebacker needs is a trusty hammer to make the image complete. But as Edna from 'The Incredibles' so wisely pointed out, "No capes!"

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