Mike mccarthy

Weekend Notes
Why Joe Didn’t Know
Why Joe Didn’t Know
A CEO-type coach like the Dolphins’ Joe Philbin trusts in institutions such as the player development program and leadership councils to handle locker-room and other off-field issues. NFL players will tell you that approach will fail if those institutions aren’t strong
By Greg A. Bedard
Behind the Face Mask
My Super Bowl Coaching Advice: ‘Don’t Let the Moment Slip Away’
My Super Bowl Coaching Advice: ‘Don’t Let the Moment Slip Away’
Listen up, Pete Carroll and John Fox. Mike McCarthy has been there, and he's got a few tidbits to share on how to approach the final 48 hours before kickoff, the game itself and, most importantly, the one thing to keep in mind amidst the madness if it's your team hoisting the Lombardi
Business of Football
Of Fires And Hires, Part 2
Of Fires And Hires, Part 2
No two NFL teams have the same hiring process to bring in a new coach. But the inexact science hasn't stopped teams from trying—again and again—to find the next man who can turn around a franchise and create a brighter future
By Andrew Brandt
Extra Point
Answered Prayers
Answered Prayers
The Packers were on the brink of elimination a month ago. Then out of nowhere ... fullback John Kuhn throws the block of his life, springing Aaron Rodgers to find Randall Cobb for a game-winning TD and the NFC North crown
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
A Horrible Holiday
A Horrible Holiday
The Packers were blown out in Detroit on Thanksgiving, Green Bay's fifth straight game without a win. And while it'd be easy to blame everything on the absence of Aaron Rodgers, it's actually the other side of the ball that is embarrassing itself
By Greg A. Bedard
Open Field
Flynn It to Win It
Flynn It to Win It
Aaron Rodgers may be itching to play against Detroit on Thanksgiving, but the Packers would be wise to let him fully heal and give Matt Flynn a shot. You remember what he did to the Lions last time, right?
By Robert Klemko
Postcards From Training Camp
No More Settling for Less Than the Best
No More Settling for Less Than the Best
In Green Bay, a championship-caliber team has disappointed two years in a row. Mike McCarthy is tired of it
By Peter King
The Season
Lay Off the Grills; True Steeler Blood
Lay Off the Grills; True Steeler Blood
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By Peter King