"John Matthews is your classic slot receiver who does everything pretty good, but has no singularly special quality. Matthews has solid hands, runs good routes, isn't slow but he's anything but flashy. During the 2010 preseason, Matthews was one of the Jaguars' best receivers and made it a difficult cut for the team. They later brought him back at the end of the year.
"Matthews struggled with drops in the first two weeks of Jaguars camp, leading to his release. The team thought highly enough of him to let him go in time to catch on with someone else. The best Dolphins comparison I can make for Matthews is a "poor man's Davone Bess." Matthews plays hard and is a good guy but he will likely never stick on a roster because he doesn't do anything special and doesn't possess much upside."