Packers Fire Head Coach Mike McCarthy

Packers Fire Head Coach Mike McCarthy

Following the team's brutal 20-17 home loss to the hapless Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, the Packers have fired the head coach.

Green Bay falls to 4-7-1 and is in serious jeopardy of missing the playoffs in consecutive seasons for the first time since 2005 and 2006 with Brett Favre.

Cover 2's "On the Clock" discussed Mark Murphy's decision to fire head coach Mike McCarthy.

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy walks off the field after the Packers lost to the Arizona Cardinals at Lambeau Field.

The Packers, like the Browns, are searching for their next permanent head coach.

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Kumerow joined the Packers' practice squad during the final week of the 2017 regular season and made a strong bid at a roster spot in training camp with six catches for 190 yards and two touchdowns in his first two preseason games last summer. After Sunday, that won't be the case anymore.

McCarthy was always the excuse when Rodgers didn't perform well. Some will argue that he wasted Rodgers' prime years with a limited playbook, but all the Packers can do now is to hire the right guy to replace McCarthy and see how much they can get accomplished with Rodgers as he heads into his 35 birthday. Rodgers has been covering up bad play calling. "We all take part in the disappointments and the failures that we've had this season". It's not like we're getting blown out in a bunch of games.

This year, Rodgers hurt his left knee in the season opener, though he is feeling better now.

"I hate to repeat myself, but it's applicable". They also struggled on third down, a season-long theme. Is players' health not being vetted properly before they join the team? That's rarely been the approach on the tundra - yes, we know about Reggie White and Julius Peppers - but with Ted Thompson no longer the general manager, perhaps the thinking will change. "Mike McCarthy is a good football coach".

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