Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Thursday that he had thought about giving up play calling before. After the Packers coughed up the lead and fell to the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC Championship game, McCarthy could no longer hide from the fact that he needed to get more involved in all aspects of his football team.
To pull that off, McCarthy needed to give up the job that he loved, the job that required so much of his time and attention.
McCarthy and the Packers announced a number of staff moves on Thursday, first and foremost, the promotion of Tom Clements to Associate Head Coach/Offense, with play calling duties. [Read more…]