Restful in Green Bay, Aaron Rodgers is preparing for the Packers’ NFC Divisional Spherical showdown with the Seahawks at Lambeau Discipline on Sunday.
It shall be the quarterback’s first playoff sport without Mike McCarthy on the sidelines.
McCarthy within the period in-between used to be presented Wednesday because the fresh coach of the Cowboys.
Rodgers supplied some comments concerning his inclined coach’s fresh job.
“Now we delight in had quite a bit of success down there, and I judge that used to be doubtlessly doubtless the most explanations [he took the job],” Rodgers acknowledged by process of the Green Bay Press-Gazette’s Ryan Wooden. “We obviously won the Extensive Bowl there, nonetheless we won some mighty video games down there over time. So I’m no longer surprised that Jerry [Jones] had an infatuation with Mike, because we have had some undoubtedly appropriate performances.”
During their time collectively in Green Bay, McCarthy and Rodgers went 7-3 in opposition to the Cowboys, including two playoffs wins — the closing a 34-31 triumph in Dallas on Jan. 15, 2017 within the NFC Divisional Spherical. And naturally their largest fetch for the length of their joint tenure, though it wasn’t in opposition to the Cowboys, unruffled came in Dallas because the Packers won Extensive Bowl XLV on Feb. 6, 2011 at AT&T Stadium.
While he wasn’t surprised that Jones wanted to raise in McCarthy, Rodgers added he used to be a little bit bowled over that McCarthy landed in Dallas.
“I do no longer know,” he acknowledged. “I believed per chance he would mosey somewhere the attach he had per chance some GM more than just a few as neatly, nonetheless I’m joyful for him. I sent him a text and he sent me a text abet.”
Upon McCarthy’s firing for the length of the 2018 season, noteworthy speculation arose with regards to he and Rodgers being at odds, nonetheless at least the once formidable duo is on texting phrases now.
Though the groups is no longer going to meet within the 2020 season, with Rodgers and the Packers below coach Matt LaFleur abet within the postseason, per chance McCarthy will e book the Cowboys abet to the playoffs as neatly and one other mighty sport between Green Bay and Dallas will be at hand. Factual with Rodgers and McCarthy opposing one one more this time.