Archive for the ‘Green Bay Packers’ Category

Former Packers coach Winston Moss: ‘Aaron Rodgers has been the coach for nine years’

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Joe Philbin’s first move last week as Green Bay Packers interim head coach was to fire associate head coach/linebackers coach Winston Moss. Moss had been with the Packers since 2006, hired by Mike McCarthy to be part of his staff when McCarthy was named the team’s head coach.

No, Aaron Rodgers did not get Mike McCarthy fired

Monday, December 10th, 2018

Now that Mike McCarthy has been fricasseed from coast to coast, and gotten fired by the Packers with a quarter-season to go, I’d like to take a moment to praise McCarthy’s accomplishments in his 12.75 seasons as coach of one of America’s teams. • McCarthy won 135 games, averaging 10.4 wins per season, and stands 25th on the all-time NFL wins list (playoffs included).

Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Jim Harbaugh insisted he is staying at Michigan. Responding to speculation he's returning to the NFL, the former San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere . ''This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every year before signing day,'' Harbaugh told ESPN.

Harbaugh says he’s staying at Michigan, not returning to NFL

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Jim Harbaugh insisted he is staying at Michigan. Responding to speculation he's returning to the NFL, the former San Francisco 49ers coach told ESPN he is not going anywhere . "This is a choreographed message that comes up at this time every year before signing day," Harbaugh told ESPN.

Aaron Rodgers breaks record for consecutive pass attempts without an interception

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

The Green Bay Packers did well against the Atlanta Falcons, and in the third quarter their quarterback increased their lead with beautiful touchdown pass and set a new NFL record on the same play. Aaron Rodgers’ beautiful 24-yard touchdown to Randall Cobb put Green Bay up, 27-7. It also marked the 359th straight pass Rodgers has thrown without an interception, a new league record.

Packers embark on wide-ranging search, with no outside help

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

A league source tells PFT that the Packers will handle the search on their own, with no outside search firm. After the regular season ends, the Packers will begin talking to assistant coaches currently with other teams. The Packers also aren’t ruling out the possibility of trying to hire a current head coach from another team.

Watch: Interim Coach Joe Philbin Loses Both of Packers’ Challenges 83 Seconds Into Game

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

Joe Philbin probably thought his first game as the Packers interim coach would get off to a better start than Sunday's contest against the Falcons did. In his first timeout as Mike McCarthy's replacement in Green Bay, Philbin caught a rough break as he lost both of his challenges and two of his first half timeouts just 83 seconds into the game. Quarterback Matt Ryan connected with wide receiver Julio Jones along the right sideline for 28 yards on second-and-five.

Winston Moss jokes that Aaron Rodgers has been the head coach in Green Bay

Sunday, December 9th, 2018

If former Packers assistant coach Winston Moss is hoping to secure another job in the NFL, cracking jokes on TV about dysfunction at his last job may not be the best way to make that happen. Moss appeared on FOX earlier today to discuss the recent changes

Packers hoped to avoid charade over final four weeks

Saturday, December 8th, 2018

The Packers absorbed a surprising amount of criticism for firing coach Mike McCarthy with four games left in the season. With McCarthy, his longevity and the fact that he has won a Super Bowl caused some to believe that McCarthy should have received the ability to finish the year before being fired. The Packers clearly didn’t want to do it that way, presumably out of respect for McCarthy.

Cousins believes Vikings have more potential ahead of Seattle trip

Friday, December 7th, 2018

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins sees potential in his team as they fight to qualify for the NFL playoffs. Minnesota have just four regular-season games remaining and hold the sixth seed in the NFC, while the Seahawks are fifth. "I do think that we can point to sometimes throughout the year where we've underachieved, not because we weren't giving effort or preparation, but we just haven't been able to sustain the level of potential in this locker room, play in and play out," Cousins said.