Green Bay Packers Forum

Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
2 Pages<12
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Greg C.  
#11 Posted : Saturday, September 6, 2008 11:59:26 PM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/9/2008(UTC)
Location: Marquette, Michigan
Applause Received: 48
" said: Go to Quoted Post
McCarthy seems to handle himself well all the time. I don't recall seeing him get too HIGH or too LOW ever.


Yeah, that was something that really jumped out at me, and a lot of other people as well, in his very first press conference after he was hired. Very solid, very focused, very confident.
Offline all_about_da_packers  
#12 Posted : Sunday, September 7, 2008 2:37:34 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 144
It's sad that some as good as McGinn would fall into the trap of thinking Packers are exclusively zone.

Perhaps he just chose his words very poorly, which is unlike him.

I personally LOLed at the exercise question. "Do you eat well..." yeah could he really not think of a better Q?

I liked McCarthy's responses. The only thing I was a bit worried about was that McCarthy seemed to hint with all the short days between games on our schedule this season, we may not have hit the ground running as well as McCarthy wanted.

Either way, we are where we are, and it's up to Mike McCarthy to get us to a level where he feels confident we can win.
Offline Greg C.  
#13 Posted : Sunday, September 7, 2008 6:21:28 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/9/2008(UTC)
Location: Marquette, Michigan
Applause Received: 48
For a non-jerky alternative to McGinn's interview, check out this interview by Rob Demovsky in the Green Bay Press-Gazette:
http://www.greenbaypress...R01/809060375/1058/PKR01
Offline all_about_da_packers  
#14 Posted : Sunday, September 7, 2008 7:25:57 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 23
Applause Received: 144
" said: Go to Quoted Post
For a non-jerky alternative to McGinn's interview, check out this interview by Rob Demovsky in the Green Bay Press-Gazette:
http://www.greenbaypress...R01/809060375/1058/PKR01


Compared to McGinn's article, Demovsky's article is outstanding.

One part I really found interesting was McCarthy basically admitting Colledge is the 2nd string C entering the game against the Vikes. Interesting, talk about versatility.

I also loved McCarthy's final answer, basically saying I'm going to stay true to myself and focus on what I have always believed in focusing on: fundamentals. Reading his last response made me really comfortable, there isn't anyone else I'd rather have coaching a team coming off a surprising 13-3 season than MM.

PS - I got a kick out of McCarthy's "I believe in Aaron Rodgers" remark. God, I'm becoming so obsessed with Batman lately. Anyways, someone needs to make a "I believe in Aaron Rodgers" banner/chest pin like the "I believe in Harvey Dent" ones in Batman.
Offline Greg C.  
#15 Posted : Sunday, September 7, 2008 8:04:23 AM(UTC)
Rank: Registered

Joined: 8/9/2008(UTC)
Location: Marquette, Michigan
Applause Received: 48
Nice catch on the Colledge thing, AADP. I had somehow missed that the first time I read it.

Demovsky got a lot more out of McCarthy than McGinn did. McGinn was trying too hard to be the hard-hitting journalist, as if he prided himself on asking questions that were impossible to answer.
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
2 Pages<12
Forum Jump
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error


Fan Shout
Cheesey (14h): It's sad, he was young.
wpr (23h): Sorry to hear about Dennis passing away.
Zero2Cool (23h): Hopefully people respect his passing without trying to make jokes.
Zero2Cool (23h): Damn, Dennis Green passed away.
Zero2Cool (22-Jul): Bahahahah
Smokey (16-Jul): Playing 2016 Fantasy Football ? NO ? Contact me to join the Tailgaters Fantasy Football League !
wpr (15-Jul): Happy birthday since69
Zero2Cool (15-Jul): Whoa!Today's Birthdays: Since69 (51)
Zero2Cool (15-Jul): No sir. But at work we had our A/C go out, not fun lol
Smokey (14-Jul): Did recent bad weather affect you Zero ? ie: loss of electricity ?
Zero2Cool (14-Jul): stay cool bud ... thats some hot crap there
Smokey (14-Jul): Heat Index 104* : Richmond , VA.
Zero2Cool (14-Jul): Richard Rodgers and Aaron Rodgers win ESPY for play of year!! Wohooo
Smokey (14-Jul): A.Rodgers wins ESPY for Hail Mary Play .
Smokey (14-Jul): The ESPY's are ON !
Cheesey (13-Jul): Yeah...stinky cheese, for sure!
yooperfan (12-Jul): Happy belated birthday Cheesey, may you have many more!
Zero2Cool (11-Jul): That be some old cheese yo!! lol
Cheesey (10-Jul): Porforis, I won't live THAT long!
Porforis (10-Jul): You'll live just long enough for the Vikings to win a super bowl. Thankfully, I think you're going to outlive all of us!
wpr (10-Jul): Hey Alanhope you have a great day.
Cheesey (10-Jul): Thanks guys. I'm 59 today. Never thought I'd live this long.
Smokey (9-Jul): MAY THE PACK BE WITH YOU !
Smokey (9-Jul): I did not know Cheesey , HAPPY BIRTHDAY !! \_/
Cheesey (9-Jul): Guess I'll have to wish myself a happy birthday.
wpr (1-Jul): Hey grabacr hope you had a fantastic day
Zero2Cool (30-Jun): Today's Birthdays: Grabacr (28)
wpr (30-Jun): Be nice Zero. She was here on the 15th. She stops in but doesn't post.
Zero2Cool (29-Jun): Last I remember of her is complaining about the back alley, rather than just AVOIDING IT. Annoying.
Cheesey (29-Jun): I agree. Happy B-day "Illy Jules!"Wish you were still here!
Wade (28-Jun): Happy birthday, Julie, wherever you are.
Zero2Cool (28-Jun): Today's Birthdays: 4PackGirl (47)
Zero2Cool (24-Jun): ;-)
Zero2Cool (24-Jun): Because reading and wondering "typo or bullshit abbreviation" is fucking awesome!!
Zero2Cool (24-Jun): I think we should all use a shit load of abbreviations to infuriate readers.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Road To Super Bowl LI
Sunday, Sep 11 @ 12:00 PM
at Jaguars
Sunday, Sep 18 @ 7:30 PM
at Vikings
Sunday, Sep 25 @ 12:00 PM
LIONS
Sunday, Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM
BYE
Sunday, Oct 9 @ 7:30 PM
GIANTS
Sunday, Oct 16 @ 3:25 PM
COWBOYS
Thursday, Oct 20 @ 7:25 PM
BEARS
Sunday, Oct 30 @ 12:00 PM
at Falcons
Sunday, Nov 6 @ 3:25 PM
COLTS
Sunday, Nov 13 @ 12:00 PM
at Titans
Sunday, Nov 20 @ 7:30 PM
at Redskins
Monday, Nov 28 @ 7:30 PM
at Eagles
Sunday, Dec 4 @ 12:00 PM
TEXANS
Sunday, Dec 11 @ 3:25 PM
SEAHAWKS
Sunday, Dec 18 @ 12:00 PM
at Bears
Saturday, Dec 24 @ 12:00 PM
VIKINGS
Sunday, Jan 1 @ 12:00 PM
at Lions

Think About It
Think About It

Recent Topics
2h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / steveishere

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

14h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DakotaT

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

18h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

22-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

22-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

21-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / Cheesey

20-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / yooperfan

19-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

17-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

16-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / buckeyepackfan

16-Jul / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower


Packers Headlines