Head coach MIKE MC CARTHY of the Green Bay Packers is the MOTOROLA NFL COACH OF THE WEEK for games played on November 13 – 17, the NFL announced today.
Mike McCarthy and the Green Bay Packers recorded a 37 – 3 win over division rival Chicago Bears. Packers QB Aaron Rodgers completed 23 of 30 passes for 227 yards and two touchdowns and RB Ryan Grant rushed for 145 yards and one touchdown over 25 carries. The Packers offense controlled the ball for more than 37 minutes. Packers CB Charles Woodson recorded one sack and Packers DE Jason Hunter returned a fumble 54 yards for a touchdown.
McCarthy was selected as Motorola NFL Coach of the Week from among three finalists by voters on NFL.com. The other finalists were head coaches ERIC MANGINI of the New York Jets and MIKE SINGLETARY of the San Francisco 49ers.
In January, voting will be held on NFL.com to determine the Motorola NFL Coach of the Year.
This is McCarthy’s second time winning the award this year, as he also won it Week 7 after the Packers defeated the Indianapolis Colts, 34-14 at Lambeau Field.