Mike McCarthy

McCarthy Still Pissed About Loss To Giants

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is still angry his team lost to the New York Giants in the playoffs, saying the Packers beat themselves. Here are his comments.

McCarthy Has Had Enough Of Your Questions About Receivers

Donald Driver

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy went off on a reporter who asked about the production of the team’s receivers. While the media is trying to manufacture a controversy, the Packers don’t seem to be having any of it.

Rodgers Puts On Clinic, Trounces Broncos

  Just when you thought Aaron Rodgers couldn’t get any better, he puts on a performance like he did Sunday that just blows your mind. Two rushing touchdowns. Four TD passes. More than 400 yards passing and, yes, one interception but that was more bad luck on his part than a bad decision. In short, […]

McCarthy Pissed About His Makeup

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy took some time to call out his makeup artist for the NFL Films documentary America’s Game in an interview with Jason Wilde. Classy move, coach!

Packers Get Five ESPY Nominations, No One Cares

Aaron Rodgers

The ESPYs, ESPN’s concocted sports award show, is on par with the Xbiz Awards as far as I’m concerned. Oh, you don’t know what the Xbiz Awards are? Well, they’re the wannabe AVN Awards, which is essentially the Oscars of porn. So I guess that would make the Xbiz Awards the Golden Globes of porn. […]

Lockout, Shmockout: Tailgate Tour Goes On

Awkward silence, anyone? The 2011 NFL lockout may be in full swing, but that didn’t stop Green Bay Packers players and brass from spending five days on a bus together this week for the annual Packers Tailgate Tour across Upper Michigan and Wisconsin. According to The Associated Press, coach Mike McCarthy, general manager Ted Thompson and several other staff members saw the bus off Tuesday.

Ranking Coaches: McCarthy Is Fourth

Mike McCarthy

ESPN continued their NFL power ranking series with the coach rankings. So where is this year’s Super Bowl winning coach? The Green Bay Packers’ Mike McCarthy came in fourth. Leading the way was the New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick and his three Super Bowl wins.

McCarthy’s Deal Worth More Than $6 Million Per Season

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy formally signed the contract extension we all knew he was getting, last week.

Initially, the deal was said to be worth $5 million per season, which would have put McCarthy behind Chicago Bears coach Lovie Smith as the second-highest paid coach in the NFC North. That number is a little off, apparently.

McCarthy Will Get Three-Year Extension

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy will get a three-year contract extension paying him an average of $5 million per year, according to Bob McGinn.

The finishing touches haven’t been put on the deal yet, but that seems like a formality at this point. The Packers announced general manager Ted Thompson’s three-year contract extension last week — a deal he signed in December.

McCarthy Will Get A Street… Probably

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is only the third Super Bowl winning coach in franchise history.

The first two — Vince Lombardi and Mike Holmgren — have streets named after them in Green Bay.

McCarthy, Thompson Will Get Extensions

Mike McCarthy and Ted Thompson

Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy says both general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy will get contract extensions. Their current deals both run through 2012. “We want Ted and Mike to be with the Packers long term, and I’m confident that they will be,” Murphy said. Murphy will handle Thompson’s extension and Thompson […]

McCarthy: Sunday Is Our Night

Mike McCarthy

Confidence instills confidence. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy is supremely confident about this game and I suspect his team is too. After Friday’s practice, McCarthy had this to say. “We’ve had an opportunity to go over every situation twice for our game plan, so we’re ready to go. The one thing you want to […]

The Packers Are Bad In Close Games; Here’s Why

Mike McCarthy

All six of the Green Bay Packers losses have come by four points or less, this season. To be exact, four losses have come by three points and two have come by four. Meanwhile, the Packers average margin of victory is a shade less than 17 points per game. That last statistic is slightly misleading […]

What’s With Mike McCarthy And Clock Management?

Mike McCarthy

Although Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy gave his usual there’s-nothing-to-see-here, I’m-right-and-you’re-wrong explanation, that doesn’t mean he shouldn’t be questioned for the way he handled the end of the Packers loss to the New England Patriots. As you probably know, with more than 20 seconds left and no time outs, the Packers faced a fourth-and-1, […]

Everyone Upset Packers Didn’t Acquire Lynch, But Would It Matter?

Lost in the malaise surrounding the Green Bay Packers’ injury report last week was this nugget — pretty much everyone in the organization is pissed general manager Ted Thompson failed to acquire running back Marshawn Lynch from the Buffalo Bills. Lynch was traded to the Seattle Seahawks for a fourth-round pick in 2011 and a […]

Coaches Told McCarthy To Challenge

Mike McCarthy

One last item on Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy’s lost challenge in the Monday night loss to the Chicago Bears before we move on. As you know, it was the wrong move to challenge, and we detailed the consequences yesterday. McCarthy threw the challenge flag on James Jones’ fumble — which was recovered by […]

McCarthy Fails In Game And Clock Management

The Green Bay Packers look like a poorly-coached football team again, but forget about the team-record penalties and the special teams breakdowns for a second. The Packers may have had a chance to win or tie the Chicago Bears on Monday night if it weren’t for what I would term two terrible coaching decisions by […]

Packers’ Improve From Within Rhetoric Getting Old

Ted Thompson

It’s been pretty well documented how badly the Green Bay Packers fared against top-flight quarterbacks last season. I’ll give it to you in four words: they fucking sucked ass. This offseason the team has done little to address the deficiencies in that area. As usual, there was no outside free agent signings to speak of, […]

Did the Packers Choose Wisely in 2006?

Sean Payton

In 2006, the Green Bay Packers disposed of coach Mike Sherman. The team targeted several potential replacements, two of which are coaching against each other in the NFC Championship game this weekend. Those men are Minnesota Vikings coach Brad Childress and New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton, who were joined by Mike McCarthy, current Dallas […]

No Love For Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy

Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy got no love in the NFL Coach of the Year race, despite some speculation that he might. As we predicted, the Cincinnati Bengals’ Marvin Lewis ran away with the award. McCarthy finished… well, he didn’t get any votes, so he didn’t really finish anywhere. Oddly enough… or perhaps not […]