Ma”Cheese”Mo: Mike McCarthy Relishes Momentum

Posted: 3rd January 2010 by Kris Burke in NFL
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In a week that saw plenty of Curtis Painter and Brian Hoyer, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy shook the dice on a potential severe injury to any of his key players and let his starters play a majority of the game in the Packers' 33-7 rout of the Arizona Cardinals. Starting quarterback Aaron Rodgers played into the second half, as did most of the defense. With the exception of what appears to be a minor injury to Pro Bowl cornerback Charles Woodson, the team escaped today's game free of any severe injuries to key players. Why would McCarthy take such a risk? One word: momentum.á McCarthy understands that momentum is everything going into the playoffs, perhaps even more than where your team is seeded.á McCarthy would know this better than most as his Packers lost a heartbreaker i ...

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