Mike McCarthy

Mike McCarthy (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images), Pete Carroll (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images), Chuck Pagano  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images), Bill Belichick  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Coaching Heavyweights Set To Lock Horns In AFC, NFC Title Games

Let’s look at the responsibilities of each of the four head coaches and their keys to victory — and a chance to play for the Lombardi Trophy.

01/16/2015

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Injury Report: Rodgers Probable To Play Sunday For The Packers

The Green Bay Packers begin their playoff season against the Dallas Cowboys Sunday at Lambeau Field and Aaron Rodgers will be a part of it. The MVP favorite quarterback has been nursing a strained calf to his left leg. The Packers list five players on their injury report and the Cowboys list 12 players on theirs.

01/09/2015

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Packers Coach Calls Cowboys’ DeMarco Murray A ‘Difference Maker’

Some expect the Dallas Cowboys vs. Green Bay Packers game to be a shootout between the NFL’s top rated passers. However, the Packers coach considers running back DeMarco Murray to be the difference.

01/07/2015

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Bye Week Will Help Rodgers Get Healthy For Packers Playoff Run

The Green Bay Packers do not have to play this Sunday. That is a good thing as quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be able to get some extra rest before the Packers begin their run toward the Super Bowl. They will host one of three teams in the Divisional Round. Their opponent will be determined by the outcome of the Detroit Lions at Dallas Cowboys game.

12/30/2014

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Silverman: Coughlin Remains On Short List Of NFL’s Best Head Coaches

NFL head coaches tend to be more revered than their counterparts in Major League Baseball, the NBA and the NHL. Tom Coughlin is still viewed as elite, and deservedly so.

08/13/2014

A Green Bay Packers fan embraces the conditions at Lambeau Field. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Subzero Weather To Hit Lambeau Field On Sunday

The National Weather Service forecast called for a high temperature in Green Bay on Sunday of 2 degrees, with north-northwest winds making it feel more like minus-15 to minus-20.

01/04/2014

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Third-String QB Scott Tolzien Gets The Call For Packers Against Giants

Coach Mike McCarthy has pronounced third-string quarterback Scott Tolzien the starter against the Giants on Sunday.

11/12/2013

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Packers Breeze Past Vikings, Set To Face 49ers

The Packers brushed away the Vikings with ease, but the 49ers will be a much tougher test in divisional round.

01/05/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Best Head Coach In The NFL?

Who is the best head coach in the NFL? Pick a side!

11/27/2012

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Silverman: Despite Huge Win Over Pack, Giants Have Work To Do

The Giants responded to an awful game against Cincinnati by bludgeoning the Packers 38-10.

11/26/2012

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Teenage Cancer Patient Provided Inspiration To Giants Prior To Victory Over Packers

No one was more pleased with the Giants than Adam Merchant. The 15-year-old fan from Barre, Vt., attended Friday’s practice and Sunday’s game, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

11/26/2012

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Silverman: Who Are The Jets Without Darrelle Revis?

A Week 3 win in Miami. Tied for first place in the AFC East. Looking down on the New England Patriots in the standings. It all means little to the Jets right now.

09/24/2012

Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts signs autographs for fans during training camp at Anderson University. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Silverman: Preseason Is Over, But Quality NFL Football Isn’t Around The Corner

The better teams will get by in the first month of the season on talent and strategy. But the overall quality of play will not be good. It certainly won’t be anything close to what it will be in October and beyond.

08/31/2012

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Silverman: A Look At The Top Five Quarterback-Coach Duos In The NFL

It’s not just about the quarterbacks. It’s about the quarterback-coach combination. Put together a sharp-throwing quarterback with a brilliant head coach and you have a winning combination.

08/24/2012

Mario Manningham catches a pass during Super Bowl XLVI (file/credit: Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Former Giant Manningham In Battle For Starting Slot With Niners

In the past, it wouldn’t take much to get a battle started. An upstart player would play impressively in training camp while a veteran would report out of shape.Today’s players condition all year long and get familiar with the team’s plays and gameplan at mini-camp and OTAs. However, there are still a number of battles around the NFL that are worth watching.

08/18/2012

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