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15:40  26 november  2018
15:40  26 november  2018 Source:

Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy

Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy The Green Bay Packers fired head coach Mike McCarthy on Sunday, the team announced. Joe Philbin has been named interim head coach and will remain as the team's offensive coordinator. "The 2018 season has not lived up to the expectations and standards of the Green Bay Packers. As a result, I made the difficult decision to relieve Mike McCarthy of his role as head coach, effective immediately," Packers president and CEO Mark Murphy said. "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.

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Packers fans clamoring for Mike McCarthy to be fired © Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports By and large, the 2018 season has been a rough one for Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy, and fans seem to be ready for a change. Sunday night's game against the Minnesota Vikings continued that trend.

First, McCarthy was ripped for his conservative play calling in the first half.

Things didn't get any better in the second. With the game tied and Green Bay short of the 50, McCarthy elected to go for it on 4th-and-one. The formation he ran was, at best, questionable.

This made McCarthy a punching bag on Twitter, with plenty of people calling for him to be fired.

We even got a philosophical question about it.

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