Posted January 21, 2012 on
Packers coach Mike McCarthy tackles several subjects during a conference call with Dolphins beat reporters. Is Joe Philbin ready to become a head coach? Is Matt Flynn ready to be a starting quarterback?
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Now that Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin has been hired by the Dolphins, will Green Bay backup quarterback Matt Flynn follow?
Matt Flynn, the backup quarterback at Green Bay, has been floated as a potential starter next season for the Seahawks, who are looking to strengthen the position. But with today’s reports that Joe Philbin, who was the Packers’ offensive coordinator, will be head coach of the Miami Dolphins, the possibility Flynn could end up in Seattle is up in the air. Miami, which finished...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Quarterback Matt Flynn could be given the Packers franchise tag this offseason. He may just be allowed to walk away in free agency. Whatever the case is, Flynn will not be back in Green Bay next season.
Flynn was just too good in his record-breaking Week 17 performance to be a backup quarterback any longer. Flynn's teammates don't even expect him back...
The Dolphins have finally found their man.
Now, let the talk of them bringing in their other man begin.
Joe Philbin is the new coach. He brings instant credibility after his Green Packers teams put up video-game like numbers on offense for most of his five-year tenure. Philbin brings a solid offensive mind, but he has potential to provide even more.
Philbin helped groom Packers backup...
The Miami Dolphins have hooked former Green Bay Packers’ Offensive Coordinator Joe Philbin as their new Head Coach. The Dolphins now have an offensive minded coach as they once again look to find that Franchise Quarterback that as been sorely missed since Dan Marino retired in 1999. The Dolphins have had eight different quarterbacks starting for them since Marino retired. Joe Philbin...
Philbin was the offensive coordinator since 2007
With Joe Philbin off to Miami to be the team’s eighth head coach in the past 12 years, Mike McCarthy is left with a gaping hole on his staff. So in what has turned out to be a longer offseason than Packers fans had anticipated, how to replace Philbin figures to be the first of many big decisions facing McCarthy and general manager...
Coaches take a great deal of pride in the fruit that falls off their coaching tree, and new Miami Dolphins coach Joe Philbin is the first members of Mike McCarthy’s Green Bay staff to get a head coaching job.
He’s the first bird out the nest, and those are always special.
McCarthy, who gave Philbin a glowing endorsement to Dolphins owner Steve Ross, believes his former assistant...