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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 seat just got a lot warmer after the Green Bay Packers blew a double-digit lead in a loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Thursday night. SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 15: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers watches the action in the first quarter against the Seattle

Michael John McCarthy (born November 10, 1963) is an American football coach . He was the head coach of the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL) from 2006 to 2018

Twitter reacts to Packers firing head coach Mike McCarthy © Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

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 latest Tweets from Coach Mike McCarthy (@greenbaycoach). You miss 100% of the challenges that you don't take. New to Twitter ? Sign up. Coach Mike McCarthy . When I was on the packers in 2008 We lost 4 straight road games. Every time we lost Coach McCarthy made sure each hotel got

The latest Tweets from Mike McCarthy (@mikemccarthy). Assistant head coach Andreas Winkler confirms Zeki Fryers and Cauley Woodrow available to start at Sunderland. Winkler says the number of games (7 in Nov, 7 in Dec) no excuse for inconsistent performances.

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.

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Mike McCarthy thanks Packers fans in full-page ad

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