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McCarthy says call to ref was 'right thing'

McCarthy says call to ref was 'right thing'

ESPN.com Updated Oct 5, 2012
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Friday that he called the replacement referee who made the call on a final play that cost the Packers a game against the Seattle Seahawks to offer his support.
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  • Aaron Rodgers: Discount Double Check!

    Aaron Rodgers: Discount Double Check!

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    I try to post entertaining marketing initiatives from NFC North players where appropriate, and the run of State Farm advertisements from Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers always fits that mission. Here is his latest from the Discount Double Ch…
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  • NFC North Week 5 programming note

    NFC North Week 5 programming note

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    We've got three NFC North teams in action Sunday while the Detroit Lions take their bye. The Chicago Bears will visit Jacksonville, where a flotilla of ESPNChicago.com reporters will provide full coverage. The Green Bay Packers, a team we've seen three …
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  • Donald Driver: As long as we’re winning, I’m OK with my role

    Donald Driver: As long as we’re winning, I’m OK with my role

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    Packers receiver Donald Driver has been progressively getting phased out of the offense over the last few years, and this year he’s hardly a part of the offense at all: He has just two catches through four games. But Driver is OK with that. “I’m fin
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts 03:58

    'Playbook': Green Bay Packers vs. Indianapolis Colts

    Oct 5
    How will the Green Bay Packers' pass rushers do against the Indianapolis Colts' offensive line? Watch "Playbook" to find out.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.