But, Zane Gonzalez kicked a 44-yard field goal with 1:41 remaining to give the Cardinals a 20-17 lead, and they held on to stun the struggling Packers in front of their home fans and essentially put an end to Green Bay's season. While he acknowledges his National Football League debut was somewhat bittersweet considering the Packers' 20-17 loss to Arizona, he hopes to build upon the experience heading into these next four December games.
That leaves the team 4-7-1 this season. He has spent the last 13 seasons as the Packers Head Coach and finishes his career with a record of 125-77-2 including a win in Super Bowl XLV and four births in the NFC Championship game. "As a result, I made the hard decision to relieve Mike McCarthy of his role as head coach, effective immediately", Chief Executive Officer Mark Murphy said in the statement.
An NFL head coach is probably on the verge of getting fired following his team's unspeakable loss this afternoon.
The Green Bay Packers will start their search for a new head coach a little earlier than expected. Green Bay finished 7-9 and missed the playoffs in 2017, when Aaron Rodgers missed extensive time with a broken collarbone. The Packers are 11-16-1 in the a year ago and a half. And McCarthy's offense didn't avoid their "unfortunate, typical lull", as Rodgers said a week after the Packers' loss at Minnesota.
Wilder keeps heavyweight title, fights Fury to split draw
That's a lesson I learned a long time ago but I went back to it. "I don't know how he got up", the 33-year-old added. With just two minutes left in the fight, a vicious right-left combination from Wilder left Fury flat on his back.
It's very likely a strained relationship with Rodgers played a role in McCarthy's departure. Winds above 15 mph are in the forecast per our Sports Insights weather bug, and it looks as if we'll see the snowiest game thus far this season. We've had a number of opportunities. The Packers converted just three of 14 third down attempts.
"This was a game that we have won in the past, expected to win", said Rodgers, who threw for 233 yards on 31 completions. "We all have a part in that and we've all picked our time to mess up a third down".
The offensive players, Rodgers said, bear blame for whatever happens in the future. "We haven't played very well".