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.
Options
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, October 7, 2013 5:18:24 AM(UTC)
Rank: Senior Member

United States
Joined: 12/11/2012(UTC)
Applause Received: 130
LombardiAve said:
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy has been associated with several elite quarterbacks, including Joe Montana, Rich Gannon, Brett Favre and of course, Aaron Rodgers. He is considered a “guru” specializing in the training and development young quarterbacks. However, beyond the list of the who's who of quarterbacks McCarthy has been around, are the
Offline wpr  
#2 Posted : Monday, October 7, 2013 7:45:19 AM(UTC)
Rank: Select Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2012PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Gold: 2013FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Silver: 2014FleaFlicker Fantasy Football - Bronze: 2013

Joined: 8/8/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 3,480
Applause Received: 1,741
I never put a lot of stock int he guru/genius label.


If you have a HoF type of qb you will look great. If you have a bunch of FA or 5th and 6th round picks you won't look as smart.

Giving the qb time to learn what life in the NFL is like sure helps too. Toss a kid out there in his 1st or 2nd year on a mediocre team and his is going to struggle more times than not. Let him sit and learn and then play on a contending team and your "genius factor" goes up 20 points.
Offline yooperfan  
#3 Posted : Monday, October 7, 2013 8:34:27 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Silver: 2014

Joined: 8/7/2008(UTC)
Location: Ishpeming Michigan
Applause Given: 1,336
Applause Received: 553
I went on record a few weeks back in another thread that I don't believe Mike McCarthy is a QB guru for the same reasons stated in the article.

I also don't believe he is any kind of offensive genius.
I believe the Packers would be better served having a real offensive coordinator (not just in name only) who runs the offense and does the play calling.
McCarthy is head coach of the Green Bay Packers and he should be just that.
If he wants to be a QB coach or offensive coordinator then the Packers should hire a head coach.
thanks Post received 1 applause.
nerdmann on 10/7/2013(UTC)
Offline nerdmann  
#4 Posted : Monday, October 7, 2013 8:50:09 AM(UTC)
Rank: Preferred Member

Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 5,368
Applause Received: 1,247
I DO consider Mike a QB guru.

IMHO, he developed Aaron, who had looked kind of shitty in the NFL previously, rejuvenated Favre's career, made Rich Gannon from a career journeyman into a pro bowler and even made Aaron Brooks look good briefly. He's been around some good QBs and some that haven't panned out.

I do criticize him as a HC and an OC, but that is separate from my high regard for his QB school.
Offline PackFanWithTwins  
#5 Posted : Monday, October 7, 2013 9:32:20 AM(UTC)
Rank: Veteran Member

Joined: 9/26/2008(UTC)
Applause Given: 21
Applause Received: 824
I think McCarthy being a QB guru has more to do with the Head than Body. He knows how to teach the offense and playbook, and see when a QB does not have the mental ability. Which is why both Coleman and Brohm were let go so quickly while McCarthy kept around guys like Flynn and Harrell who both were less physically gifted than the others.

But in the end, not all QBs have the physical tools to play in the NFL and NO amount of coaching can change that.
thanks Post received 2 applause.
DoddPower on 10/7/2013(UTC), Mr_Bumpy on 10/7/2013(UTC)
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
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
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.
Wade (23-Jun): Thuji the Magnificent lhasa apso, 17 lbs, and a bit over 4 y.o.
Zero2Cool (23-Jun): Hmm, that speed "fix" didn't seem to work. ;-)
Porforis (22-Jun): My 62-pound German Shepard/Husky/Doberman mix turned 1 yesterday.
yooperfan (21-Jun): I have a Wire haired Pointing Griffon. Fabulous dog. 75 pounds.
yooperfan (21-Jun): Thanks guys.
wpr (21-Jun): Congrats Yoop. I'm still a couple of years away.
Laser Gunns (20-Jun): thinking about getting a puppy since my bro is leaving. Anyone recommend a breed? Bigger dog preferred :D
Cheesey (20-Jun): congrats Yoop!
yooperfan (20-Jun): Yesterday was my 1st Fathers Day as a grandfather!
buckeyepackfan (20-Jun): Not a huge BB fan but. CAVS WIN! CAVS WIN! CAVS WIN!
wpr (19-Jun): Happy Fathers Day to you all.
Zero2Cool (19-Jun): Happy Father's Day fellas
wpr (17-Jun): You can get a nice deal on Shark's gear.
wpr (17-Jun): The major sports leagues always gouge on championship goods.
Zero2Cool (16-Jun): That's a bit pricey. I won't even pay that for a Packers hat lol
dhazer (16-Jun): $30
Zero2Cool (13-Jun): Definitely. How much it cost!??
dhazer (13-Jun): Kevin you want me to grab you a championship hat?
Smokey (8-Jun): No Dairy ! ?
TheKanataThrilla (8-Jun): Rodgers on a vegan diet...with red meat and chicken. OK, but no dairy.
Cheesey (7-Jun): I went to the Favre charity softball game many years ago. It was a lot of fun! ENJOY IT!
wpr (5-Jun): Ali was the GOAT
Smokey (4-Jun): RIP Mohammad Ali
wpr (4-Jun): Nope. Have a great time gbguy.
gbguy20 (4-Jun): Anyone ever been to the jordy nelson charity softball event? Got tickets from my boss.
Porforis (3-Jun): I abstain because hockey.
Zero2Cool (3-Jun): Penguins 2, Sharks 0. What up!!!
Cheesey (2-Jun): I don't know...in a shark VS. a penguin, the penguin ends up being a snack.
Zero2Cool (2-Jun): Damn. That's right! Ugh! Me = powerless!!!!
wpr (2-Jun): Not if Craig, Shawn or I don't think so. Bahahaha
Zero2Cool (2-Jun): You better be rooting for Penguins > Sharks or you get banned!! Bahahahaha
Zero2Cool (2-Jun): NHL Stanley Cup Finals. They are up 2 - 0 over the San Jose Sharks.
Please sign in to use Fan Shout

Current Headlines

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
3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

15h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann

25-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

25-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Rockmolder

25-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Barfarn

24-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

24-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Zero2Cool

24-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / Smokey

22-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

21-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

19-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / sschind

17-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / wpr

17-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / PackerTraxx

17-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

17-Jun / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann


Tweeter