By BOB McGINN
The fortnight ahead will represent almost uncharted and most-assuredly unwanted territory for coach Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers.
McCarthy has coached 190 regular-season games since taking over in 2006. Just two of those 190 games were played with the Packers out of playoff contention.
His third and fourth meaningless games will be played against the Minnesota Vikings (11-3) Saturday night at Lambeau Field and against the Detroit Lions (8-6) on New Year’s Eve at Ford Field.
It’s time to play out the string, gas up the players’ cars and prepare for the off-season. T...
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