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und2006 wrote:Wow... this is how to not get another job 101.

Is he gonna be Greg Jennings 2.0?


Eh, I think he knows he's attached at the hip with McCarthy getting another job.


If you listen to this guy it says a lot about him. Blame everyone. "A lot of players drafted they didn't work out." That theory doesn't hold water. A broken clock is right twice a day.

If they really drafted that many players and still trot out that LB corps it's more likely the coaching than the talent.



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No Aaron Jones or Philbin topic so putting this here..

Why did Jones not see the ball in the 1st Q this last week?
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NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported this past Saturday that ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy is "very high up there" on the Jets' list of potential new head coaches.
Garafolo added the Jets are expected to go "big-game hunting" for their new coach after they fire Todd Bowles, which seems to be a foregone conclusion at this point. He's just playing out the string on his tenure these next two weeks. In addition to Garafolo, ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini also expects McCarthy to be on the Jets' list. Gang Green needs to get an offensive mind to help Sam Darnold. McCarthy could be that guy early on, but long-term he may not be the answer.


I could see this coming from a mile away
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NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported this past Saturday that ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy is "very high up there" on the Jets' list of potential new head coaches.
Garafolo added the Jets are expected to go "big-game hunting" for their new coach after they fire Todd Bowles, which seems to be a foregone conclusion at this point. He's just playing out the string on his tenure these next two weeks. In addition to Garafolo, ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini also expects McCarthy to be on the Jets' list. Gang Green needs to get an offensive mind to help Sam Darnold. McCarthy could be that guy early on, but long-term he may not be the answer.


I could see this coming from a mile away


Up next... Leveon Bell

(Who McCarthy will put in a timeshare with crowell and powell :twisted: )
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uberswank wrote:
endzoneview wrote:
NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported this past Saturday that ex-Packers coach Mike McCarthy is "very high up there" on the Jets' list of potential new head coaches.
Garafolo added the Jets are expected to go "big-game hunting" for their new coach after they fire Todd Bowles, which seems to be a foregone conclusion at this point. He's just playing out the string on his tenure these next two weeks. In addition to Garafolo, ESPN Jets reporter Rich Cimini also expects McCarthy to be on the Jets' list. Gang Green needs to get an offensive mind to help Sam Darnold. McCarthy could be that guy early on, but long-term he may not be the answer.


I could see this coming from a mile away


Up next... Leveon Bell

(Who McCarthy will put in a timeshare with crowell and powell :twisted: )


:lol:
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Long read but worth it.
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It's funny, he just gave an interview trying to repair his image and this story drops within hours of that.

He must have really pissed off the wrong people.
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endzoneview wrote:It's funny, he just gave an interview trying to repair his image and this story drops within hours of that.

He must have really pissed off the wrong people.


Pretty sure that's why he rushed to get his side out first
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You'd think he'd get more respect for developing Montana.
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A source close to the team says St. Brown became frustrated because, as much as he wanted to follow McCarthy’s play design, he also heard rumors of Rodgers freezing out teammates if they didn't do exactly what he demanded. So he listened to Rodgers. On one play in New England, Rodgers told St. Brown to run a post route when the play called for a flag. St. Brown ran the post, and pressure forced Rodgers to throw the ball away toward the flag—leading his position coach to grill him on what he was thinking.

St. Brown told him he was "improvising" so he didn't upset Rodgers.

Knowing what was up, McCarthy told him to stick with the routes called.

"That's when it went off the rails," the source close to the team says. "This shoot was terrible. He screwed McCarthy over. Aaron undermined him."

The A.I. was operating on its own. Nobody was going to rein this in.

"Of course, it comes to a head, and what does he want to do?" says a source who was once close to Rodgers. "He wants to cut him out of his life, just like he cut his family out."

Rodgers refused to take scheduled throws underneath, instead waiting for a deep shot that rarely materialized. The lack of experience did not help. These rookies simply did not have the thousands of reps Rodgers once had with Nelson and company, so he couldn't make subtle audibles play after play with them. In one red-zone drill in practice, St. Brown didn't pick up on a signal, and Rodgers lost it. No, he wasn't exactly giving these rookies a chance to grow, either. A source close to one of the team's skill-position starters says Rodgers was the one "sinking the ship" with zero interest in developing Valdes-Scantling, St. Brown or Moore.

The slightest mistake faded them out of his peripheral vision and sent him back to zeroing in on Adams.

"If they don't make plays, you can't just not go to them again," this source says. "You have to keep building trust in them."

Instead, he chose not to throw the ball to rookies open in one-on-one coverage. It's likely no coincidence Valdes-Scantling faded out of the offense down the stretch. He ran the routes as they were called from the sideline, and his targets declined. Rodgers would look his way, then pat, pat, pat the ball for something else to develop. Why? A source close to the team says Valdes-Scantling told him Rodgers just didn't like him. That he wasn't doing exactly what Rodgers asked him to do, so the quarterback started to freeze him out.

"Can you imagine Mike McCarthy trying to coach through all this shoot?" that source asks.
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A source close to the team says St. Brown became frustrated because, as much as he wanted to follow McCarthy’s play design, he also heard rumors of Rodgers freezing out teammates if they didn't do exactly what he demanded. So he listened to Rodgers. On one play in New England, Rodgers told St. Brown to run a post route when the play called for a flag. St. Brown ran the post, and pressure forced Rodgers to throw the ball away toward the flag—leading his position coach to grill him on what he was thinking.

St. Brown told him he was "improvising" so he didn't upset Rodgers.

Knowing what was up, McCarthy told him to stick with the routes called.

"That's when it went off the rails," the source close to the team says. "This shoot was terrible. He screwed McCarthy over. Aaron undermined him."

The A.I. was operating on its own. Nobody was going to rein this in.

"Of course, it comes to a head, and what does he want to do?" says a source who was once close to Rodgers. "He wants to cut him out of his life, just like he cut his family out."

Rodgers refused to take scheduled throws underneath, instead waiting for a deep shot that rarely materialized. The lack of experience did not help. These rookies simply did not have the thousands of reps Rodgers once had with Nelson and company, so he couldn't make subtle audibles play after play with them. In one red-zone drill in practice, St. Brown didn't pick up on a signal, and Rodgers lost it. No, he wasn't exactly giving these rookies a chance to grow, either. A source close to one of the team's skill-position starters says Rodgers was the one "sinking the ship" with zero interest in developing Valdes-Scantling, St. Brown or Moore.

The slightest mistake faded them out of his peripheral vision and sent him back to zeroing in on Adams.

"If they don't make plays, you can't just not go to them again," this source says. "You have to keep building trust in them."

Instead, he chose not to throw the ball to rookies open in one-on-one coverage. It's likely no coincidence Valdes-Scantling faded out of the offense down the stretch. He ran the routes as they were called from the sideline, and his targets declined. Rodgers would look his way, then pat, pat, pat the ball for something else to develop. Why? A source close to the team says Valdes-Scantling told him Rodgers just didn't like him. That he wasn't doing exactly what Rodgers asked him to do, so the quarterback started to freeze him out.

"Can you imagine Mike McCarthy trying to coach through all this shoot?" that source asks.

It's worth noting, but the skeptic in me is reminded of McCarthy and his good ole' boys network. With all of the other basic things McCarthy routinely screwed up in prep and within each game, right or wrong, I get why the leader of the offense eventually had enough and totally shut him out. I think there's absolutely at least some truth to Rodgers contributing to the team's recent struggles, but we won't find out til this year how much.
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sounds like rodgers
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So a coach skipping meetings for massages and a qb fed up and drawing up plays in the dirt.

McCarthy should have been fired sooner.
Thank goodness he’s not the Jets Coach.
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Not sure of the whole story here, but seems like you can't really blame Rodgers too much for wanting to win. This is 100% on their management.