Coming Up
  • Fri., Dec. 19, 2014 12:15 PM - 12:30 PM CST Live McCarthy press conf. Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy will be available to the media on Friday, Dec. 19, in the Lambeau Field media auditorium.
  • Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM CST Packers Everywhere pep rally

    Packers fans 21 years and older are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to the Tampa Bay area a day early with two free Packers Everywhere Pep Rallies on Saturday, Dec. 20.

    The festivities will take place at two different locations in the Tampa Bay area Saturday. The main pep rally will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. The second event will be held from 8:15 to 9 p.m. at The Varsity Club, located at 24091 US Hwy 19 N., Clearwater, Fla.

  • Sat., Dec. 20, 2014 8:15 PM - 9:00 PM CST Packers Everywhere pep rally

    Packers fans 21 years and older are invited to bring the spirit of Green Bay to the Tampa Bay area a day early with two free Packers Everywhere Pep Rallies on Saturday, Dec. 20.

    The festivities will take place at two different locations in the Tampa Bay area Saturday. The main pep rally will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. EST at Ferg’s Sports Bar & Grill, located at 1320 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, Fla. The second event will be held from 8:15 to 9 p.m. at The Varsity Club, located at 24091 US Hwy 19 N., Clearwater, Fla.

  • Sun., Dec. 21, 2014 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM CST Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers Packers at Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • Mon., Dec. 22, 2014 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST Lacy, Clinton-Dix appearance Packers Eddie Lacy and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix are scheduled to appear at the Big Red Kettle at Bay Park Square Mall on behalf of the Salvation Army bell-ringing campaign.

Tom Coughlin explains decision to hire Ben McAdoo

Posted by Vic Ketchman, packers.com editor on February 21, 2014 – 1:06 pm

Ben McAdooINDIANAPOLIS–Former Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo is the new offensive coordinator for the New York Giants, and Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin spoke on Thursday of the process that brought McAdoo to the Giants.

“He’s a disciple of Mike McCarthy. I like Ben because he did a superb job in his preparation,” Coughlin said of his interview with McAdoo to replace long-time offensive guru Kevin Gilbride. The Giants are in the process of an offseason make-over, especially as it pertains to quarterback Eli Manning and the offense.

“He’s fundamentally sound,” Coughlin added of McAdoo. “He had detailed video on the way he teaches. He doesn’t describe himself as West Coast. He thinks more in terms of the ball going vertical down the field. We’re new in the development of where our program will go. It’s exciting.”

Manning experienced a disastrous season in 2013. The two-time Super Bowl champion reverted to rookie ways. Reclaiming Manning will be McAdoo’s No. 1 challenge.

“We’re confident Eli will return to the level of the high stature we hold him in. We’re excited about that part, too,” Coughlin said.

Coughlin was asked his opinion on a possible trend toward athletic, running quarterbacks.

“I don’t think anybody who’s made the second contract investment in their quarterback wants to put their quarterback in harm’s way. You still have to stand in the pocket and make plays,” Coughlin said.


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