Mike McCarthy Paid His Dues
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy, a former offensive coordinator with the New Orleans Saints, paid his dues to become a Super Bowl winning coach. Peter Finney, of the Times-Picayune, has the story, below.
Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers speaks to the media during a press conference at Super Bowl XLV Media Center on February 7, 2011 in Dallas, Texas.
From Sean Payton and Drew Brees to Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers.
Two coaches who paid their dues, then climbed the mountain to win a Super Bowl for a small-market franchise.
Two quarterbacks who overcame setbacks, one with a shoulder injury that could have ended his career, the other forced to play a waiting game, waiting for a legend to finally retire and give him a chance to prove he was a winner.