SportsPackers OLB coach Winston Moss fired same day as Aaron Rodgers tweet

08:30  05 december  2018
08:30  05 december  2018 Source:   yardbarker.com

Rodgers: McCarthy always held Packers accountable

Rodgers: McCarthy always held Packers accountable Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers dismissed the notion that former head coach Mike McCarthy, who was fired hours after a 20-17 loss to the Arizona Cardinals in Week 13, didn't make every player take responsibility for their actions. "There’s always been a great deal of accountability under Mike's program for the last 13 years," Rodgers told PackersNews.com's Ryan Wood. Rodgers added: "I used to always tell him, I said, 'Hey, if you need to call on somebody in the meeting to let everybody know we're all on equal playing field, call on me first. Call me out.' Just so everybody knows nobody is off-limits, we're holding everybody to the same standard.

On Tuesday, the Green Bay Packers released longtime assistant head coach /linebackers coach Winston Moss after 13 years with the organization. The move also comes the same day as Moss posted a strange and controversial tweet this afternoon calling out Aaron Rodgers for a lack of

Aaron Charles Rodgers (born December 2, 1983) is an American football quarterback for the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League (NFL).

Packers OLB coach Winston Moss fired same day as Aaron Rodgers tweet© Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports Green Bay Packers outside linebackers coach Winston Moss was fired on Tuesday, the same day he sent a tweet about leadership for the team.

Moss had been a coach under Mike McCarthy during the former head coach’s entire Packers tenure. Early Tuesday, he sent a tweet about team leadership. He said the Packers need someone who will hold Aaron Rodgers and everybody else accountable.

9.5 hours after sending the tweet, Moss shared that he had been fired. The news was confirmed by multiple reporters.

Interim head coach Joe Philbin had the support of management in firing Moss.

There has been some thinking that Rodgers pushed for McCarthy’s firing. Moss seemed to show which side he was on.

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Packers OLB coach Winston Moss fired same day as Aaron Rodgers tweet

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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