In Green Bay, poor performances have consequences, which in part would explain why the Packers just fired head coach Mike McCarthy. At the same time, he's definitely one of the biggest names they have been linked to in their most recent searches for a head coach - and there have been several searches. While he acknowledges his National Football League debut was somewhat bittersweet considering the Packers' 20-17 loss to Arizona, he hopes to build upon the experience heading into these next four December games.
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After almost 13 seasons with the team, the Packers have parted ways with Mike McCarthy.
Needless to say, fans and the media had instant reactions to this news throughout social media. The Packers (4-7-1) are on track to miss the playoffs for the second straight season and for the first time with a healthy Rodgers since 2008. Mike has been a terrific head coach and leader of the Packers for 13 seasons, during which time we experienced a great deal of success on and off the field. It's odd the Packers wouldn't give McCarthy until the end of the season.
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The belief was that the Packers would at least let McCarthy finish the season with plans to fire him at its culmination. While McCarthy won a total of six NFC North titles, many truly believed he never took full advantage of having such a dynamic quarterback in Aaron Rodgers for years.
The former Arizona Cardinals head coach has recently expressed his intent to return to the sidelines.
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Should Patriots head coach Josh McDaniels decide to test the waters next season, he'd be an interesting hire in that he's run every kind of offense under Bill Belichick, and he's managed to stay on Tom Brady's good side. "I'm not going to act like I know what the hell I'm going to do tomorrow when they get in here". Even Rodgers fighting through a knee injury he suffered in the opener was nowhere close to excusing their level of play this season.