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SportsTwitter reacts to Packers firing head coach Mike McCarthy

11:31  03 december  2018
11:31  03 december  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Packers fans clamoring for Mike McCarthy to be fired

Packers fans clamoring for Mike McCarthy to be fired 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. 

Mike McCarthy ’s long tenure as the Green Bay Packers ’ head coach has now come to an end. Fans have been calling for McCarthy ’s head over the past several weeks. But once the team lost at home Sunday to drop to 4-7-1 on the season, it was clear that he wasn’t going to be long for the job.

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Mike McCarthy’s long tenure as the Green Bay Packers’ head coach has now come to an end. Following the team’s brutal 20-17 home loss to the hapless Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, the Packers have fired the head coach.

“The 2018 season has not lived up to the expectations and standards of the Green Bay Packers,” Packers CEO Mark Murphy announced, via the team’s official website. “As a result, I made the difficult decision to relieve Mike McCarthy of his role as head coach, effective immediately.”

Fans have been calling for McCarthy’s head over the past several weeks. But once the team lost at home Sunday to drop to 4-7-1 on the season, it was clear that he wasn’t going to be long for the job.

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.

The Green Bay Packers fired head coach Mike McCarthy after Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Joe Buck and Troy Aikman's unabashed defense of Mike McCarthy convinces me beyond a shadow of a doubt that the Packers made the right decision.

Packers have fired Mike McCarthy and named Joe Philbin interim HC. Waking up tomorrow and knowing Mike McCarthy isn’t your head coach pic. twitter .com/NzAuFmuvTw. Mike McCarthy Clay Matthews Ron Zook Byron Bell Jason Spriggs Tundra Line Playing all 90’s songs in the stadium

McCarthy’s career in Green Bay ends with him having posted a 125-77-2 record en route to leading the team to one Super Bowl title.

Needless to say, fans and the media had instant reactions to this news throughout social media.

Mike McCarthy thanks Packers fans in full-page ad.
Mike McCarthy thanks Packers fans in full-page ad

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