Mike McCarthy made an aesthetic gesture as he took out a full-page advert in a number of Inexperienced Bay-area newspapers, together with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Inexperienced Bay Press-Gazette.
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) December 8, 2018
The previous Packers coach, who was fired Sunday after the workforce misplaced to the Cardinals, wrote a letter titled “Thanks, Inexperienced Bay.” He reminisced about his time on the sector and shared a few of his fondest reminiscences of being on the helm for 13 seasons.
“It’s arduous to articulate the impression this job had on me and my household,” McCarthy wrote, partly. “From the start, Inexperienced Bay has welcomed me with open arms. I met my stunning spouse Jessica right here and raised our household of 5 youngsters who will at all times name Inexperienced Bay residence. Thanks for the immense outpouring of affection our household has obtained this week and all through our time right here. This speaks to the standard of oldsters within the State of Wisconsin. Coach Lombardi stated it greatest, ‘Inexperienced Bay is all about Religion, Household and Soccer.’
“The Inexperienced Bay Packers are an incredible group and I’ll at all times be pleased with my time with the workforce. A particular because of Bob Harlan and Ted Thompson who entrusted me in 2006 with an unimaginable alternative to be the 14th Packers head coach. Titletown is the best soccer city in America. Representing this workforce was a privilege that I by no means as soon as took as a right.
“There may be an unmistakable delight that runs by way of the bloodline of all Inexperienced Bay Packers, and that’s the reason it is not the bricks … however the Packers individuals and the delight they’ve for this group that I’ll miss essentially the most.”
He completed the letter wishing “nothing however one of the best for the Inexperienced Bay Packers shifting ahead.”
McCarthy had been the Packers’ coach since 2006. He went 125-77-2, gained a Tremendous Bowl and took his workforce to the playoffs 9 instances. Joe Philbin has stepped in as interim coach.