Different past connections

Posted by Mike Spofford on January 27, 2011 – 4:24 pm

The three coordinators on Head Coach Mike McCarthy’s coaching staff — Joe Philbin (offense), Dom Capers (defense) and Shawn Slocum (special teams) — are all going to a Super Bowl for the first time as coaches.

It means a lot to each of them, but it also means something different as they reflect on their careers to this point. Philbin coached for a Division III national championship at Allegheny College 20 years ago. Capers had been to a conference championship game, and lost, three times previously. Slocum will be coaching in a Super Bowl in his home state of Texas, where he has deep roots.

For more, check out today’s feature story.

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