Cover 2 On the Clock: Why fire McCarthy now?

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Packers President & CEO Mark Murphy made the shocking announcement that Mike McCarthy was being relieved of his duties at head coach following the 20-17 upset loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

Cover 2's 'On the Clock' discussed Mark Murphy's decision to fire head coach Mike McCarthy.

Cover 2’s ‘On the Clock’ panel debated in two segments Mike McCarthy being fired.

First segment:
- Initial reaction to Murphy’s decision
- Why fire McCarthy now?
- Did Murphy make the move too soon?

Second segment
- Who is to blame most for the firing?
- Possible replacements for McCarthy
- Mike Pettine’s future
- How many games will Joe Philbin win?
- Where will Mike McCarthy be coaching next?

WBAY Sports Director Chris Roth alongside ESPN’s Rob Demovsky, ESPNWisconsin’s Jason Wilde and’s Mark Daniels discussed these topics:

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