By BOB McGINN
Mike Holmgren inherited 57 players from Lindy Infante’s 4-12 last squad, but by the first game of the 1992 season 26 of them had been shown the door.
Holmgren’s 45.6% chop rate was light compared to Mike McCarthy, who had whacked 33 of the 66 players that he inherited from Mike Sherman’s 4-12 outfit by opening day 2006.
Every new coach wants his people in place. As grim as the current 69-man roster assembled by Ted Thompson and Brian Gutekunst most assuredly is, you can expect Mark Murphy’s new man to be near 50% when the opener rolls around in nine months.
A few week...
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