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Why the Packers fired Mike McCarthy before the season is over

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By Charles R. McDonald - SB NATION -

The Packers fired the embattled head coach hours after being upset by the Arizona Cardinals in Green Bay.

After an embarrassing 20-17 loss to the 3-9 Arizona Cardinals, the Green Bay Packers have fired head coach Mike McCarthy. McCarthy’s final season with the Packers wound up with a 4-7-1 record. The team announced the move Sunday evening, not long after the game.

Offensive coordinator Joe Philbin will