BY ROB REISCHEL
Michael John McCarthy stood behind a podium in the Green Bay Packers’ media auditorium on Nov. 14, 2016.
His team had just been annihilated by Tennessee, 47-25. It was the Packers’ third straight loss and dropped them to 4-5.
The buzzards were out in full force. And that’s when the ultra-confident McCarthy reminded the doubters of his résumé.
“Well, I mean, let’s just state the facts,” McCarthy said that day. “I’m a highly successful NFL head coach.”
That’s certainly true. In his first 11 years in Green Bay, McCarthy has taken the Packers to the playoffs nine times, won Su...
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