Dec 06, 1:33 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Sports By Anthony Riccobono @tony_riccobono 12/06/18 AT 1:03 PM The Chicago Bears missed their chance to take one step closer toward locking up the NFC North title when they were beaten by the New York Giants in overtime last week. Even with that disappointing loss, it’ll be surprising if the Bears don’t end the 2018 NFL regular season as division champs.Chicago entered Week 14 with 1/8 odds to with the NFC North. They’ve got a 1.5-game lead over the Minnesota Vikings, who have just better than 4/1 odds. The Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions are overwhelming long shots with just four wins apiece on the year.Updated odds to win the NFC North (@BovadaOfficial):@ChicagoBears [email protected] [email protected] [email protected] +75000— OddsShark (@OddsShark) December 4, 2018While the Los Angeles Rams and New Orleans Saints have been the conference’s best … [Read more...] about Bears News: Chicago Is Overwhelming NFC North Favorite Over Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers
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Sports When the Green Bay Packers fired Mike McCarthy on Sunday, the fired the starting gun in the race for what is widely regarded as one of the most attractive jobs in football. McCarthy’s reign in Wisconsin came to an end after 13 seasons and an overall 125-77-2 record, which included a 10-8 record in the playoffs. Read more: Packers fire head coach Mike McCarthy, Joe Philbin named interim coach In his first 10 years in Green Bay, the Packers made the playoffs on eight occasions, winning Super Bowl XLV and reaching the NFC Championship Game three times. However, they missed out on the playoffs for the first time in nine years last season and with a 4-7-1 record after a defeat at home against the Cardinals on Sunday, the Packers look unlikely to make the playoffs. Green Bay has promoted offensive coordinator Joe Philbin to interim coach but will look to appoint a permanent successor to McCarthy before the beginning of next season. The prospect to take over one of the … [Read more...] about Green Bay Packers Next Head Coach: Who’s the Favorite to Replace Mike Mccarthy?
The Packers "parted ways" with their longtime head coach by Will Brinson @WillBrinson 39s ago • 2 min read Everyone knew something had to change with the Green Bay Packers and it looked likely Mike McCarthy would be fired at the end of the year, but after an ugly loss to the Cardinals, the Packers didn't wait and fired McCarthy on Sunday instead. "The 2018 season has not lived up to the expectations and standards of the Green Bay Packers. As a result, I made the difficult decision to relieve Mike McCarthy of his role as head coach, effective immediately," Packers CEO and President Mark Murphy said in a statement. "Mike has been a terrific head coach and leader of the Packers for 13 seasons, during which time we experienced a great deal of success on and off the field. We want to thank Mike, his wife, Jessica, and the rest of the McCarthy family for all that they have done for the Packers and the Green Bay and Wisconsin communities. We will … [Read more...] about Green Bay Packers fire Mike McCarthy after horrible loss to Cardinals, Joe Philbin named interim coach
The Packers "parted ways" with their long time head coach by Will Brinson @WillBrinson 1m ago • 1 min read Everyone knew something had to change with the Green Bay Packers and it looked likely Mike McCarthy would be fired at the end of the year, but after an ugly loss to the Cardinals, the Packers didn't wait and fired McCarthy on Sunday instead. Joe Philbin was named interim head coach. Pick Six Newsletter Get the day's big stories + fun stuff you love like mock drafts, picks and power rankings. I agree that CBS Sports can send me the "Pick Six Newsletter" newsletter. See All Newsletters Please check the opt-in box to acknowledge that you would like to subscribe. Thanks for signing up! Keep an eye on your inbox for the latest sports news. Sorry! There was an error processing your subscription. Will Brinson CBS Sports Senior Writer follow Will Brinson joined CBS Sports in 2010 and enters his … [Read more...] about Mike McCarthy fired by Green Bay Packers after horrible Cards loss, Joe Philbin named interim coach
By Genaro C. Armas The Associated Press Thu., Sept. 27, 2018 GREEN BAY, WIS.—This two-week trip through the NFC North was supposed to be one of the toughest stretches of the Buffalo Bills’ schedule. At Minnesota. At Green Bay. After two double-digit losses to open the season, the Bills seemed destined to have a miserable time in the Midwest. The outlook has changed after a stunning 27-6 win against the Vikings. It’s off to Lambeau Field now for resurgent Buffalo (1-2) to face the still out-of-sorts Packers (1-1-1) on Sunday. “The Minnesota film is a big difference,” Packers receiver Davante Adams said. “You see, the urgency kind of went up. They were more physical.” Article Continued Below Read more: Colin Kaepernick ally Eric Reid back in the NFL after signing with Panthers NFL roughing-the-passer crackdown called out by James Harrison Marlin Briscoe reflects on days as pioneering quarterback One road win as a … [Read more...] about Buffalo Bills look to pounce on Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field