Posts Tagged ‘Mike McCarthy’

Put Redskins opponents on auto-start

Redskins set infamous record:┬áThe Lions beat the Redskins yesterday, which was incredibly their first win in Washington since about the time World War II was getting underway. Those of us who thought the Lions stood a chance of winning probably guessed it would be a 45-38 shootout type of final score. It really wasn’t. Detroit won 27-20, and the sad part is that was Washington’s best outing of the season. The Redskins have conceded an astounding 1,464 yards to date this season, which sets an NFL record for worst performance in the history of the league in the first three weeks of the season. Good thing Washington has a few first-round picks they can use to help address the holes […]

The Unexpected (and expected) for week 17: Hide that flag!

It’s week 17, and the NFL regular season is in the books save for the NFC East title game happening in Washington right now. Rather than wait for that game to be decided, let’s take a look at the unexpected (and expected) for week 17.

Green Bay Packers focus on improved scoring, not rushing

Everyone is worried about how much the Green Bay Packers will be able to run the ball this season, except those people in charge of the offense.

Asked about improving the Packers run game on “NFL Total Access” earlier this month, Aaron Rodgers responded, “Do we need to?”

Three and out: Norv expects breakout from Mathews

Chargers coach Norv Turner says he expects Ryan Mathews to have a breakout season. Super, well then give him the ball in the red zone.

McCarthy believes Flynn ‘ready to be an NFL starter’

While Packers general manager Ted Thompson spoke under a veil of secrecy about Matt Flynn on Friday, his coach, Mike McCarthy, sounded like the QB’s biggest advocate when discussing the soon-to-be free agent at the NFL Scouting Combine.

Watch: Eagles’ McCoy wired for sound

Eagles RB LeSean McCoy was wired for sound during Saturday’s practice and he took his job seriously.

First and 10: The sweetest thing

Few players in the history of football are as universally beloved as the late Chicago Bears running back Walter Payton. Enjoy the legendary skills and grace of the man called “Sweetness” in the premiere of “A Football Life: Walter Payton” Thursday at 10 p.m. ET on NFL Network.

Neck injury ends season for Packers’ Collins

The neck injury that Packers safety Nick Collins suffered Sunday against the Panthers will end his 2011 season.

Backfield committee coming in Titletown?

The dreaded RBBC now looks likely to be heading to Green Bay, where Ryan Grant and James Starks will battle for carries.

Penance for Pittsburgh as mayor shovels sidewalk

Pittsburgh mayor Luke Ravenstahl put a little back into it yesterday while shoveling the walkway of the childhood parish of Packers head coach Mike McCarthy.

An inside look at Nelson’s breakout game

Jordy Nelson seemed like an improbable candidate to have a monster game in the Super Bowl. But the opportunities were there for the third-year receiver against the Steelers, and he took advantage of nearly all of them to the tune of nine receptions for 140 yards and a touchdown. A career game in every way.

A few more thoughts on Packers, Steelers

Here are a few of my initial observations on the Packers and Steelers after getting a second look at the game during some initial film work on Monday.

By the numbers: Super Bowl XLV

The last item of the day before signing off from Super Bowl Sunday is to take a closer look at some of the most notable statistics sent over by the NFL Network research crew.

Montana: ‘I’ve been a Steelers fan all my life’

I was able to stop Joe Montana just long enough to find out if he will be rooting for his hometown Steelers Sunday.

Monday Infirmary Report

A one-liner look at the latest injury updates from around the league in Week 15.

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