Adam SchefterESPN Senior CreatorShut
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- Joined ESPN in 2009
- Oldschool president of the Pro Soccer Writers of The USA and the creator of four books
The Inexperienced Bay Packers are anticipated to rely on of an interview with Northwestern’s Pat Fitzgerald for their vacant head-teaching job after he coaches the Wildcats in the Vacation Bowl against Utah on Monday, a league source told ESPN.
It is unclear whether or no longer Fitzgerald would interview, per the source, however he undoubtedly would possibly perchance perchance be happy with the man main the interview for the Packers. Packers CEO and president Designate Murphy was as soon as Northwestern’s athletic director when Fitzgerald was as soon as hired because the head coach at his alma mater in 2006.
Murphy and Fitzgerald own sizable appreciate and admiration for every other and must always own the likelihood to focus on a reunion that is possible to be a thorough shift for Fitzgerald, who has been extensively regarded as one amongst college soccer’s top coaches.
Inexperienced Bay already has begun interviewing candidates for its next head coach, talking with frail Detroit Lions and Indianapolis Colts head coach Jim Caldwell and frail Colts head coach Chuck Pagano.
The Packers are in the hunt for a alternative for Mike McCarthy, who was as soon as fired on Dec. 2 after Inexperienced Bay lost at dwelling in elegant vogue to the closing-position Cardinals.