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Mix-and-Match Staff Meshes Well

Mike McCarthy (Benny Sieu/USP)

A creative approach to creating a coaching staff seems to be paying dividends for head coach Mike McCarthy. It's early, obviously, but the new faces in new places are earning strong reviews.

A former tight ends coach coaching the quarterbacks? A former NFL quarterback coaching the running backs? A former NFL offensive lineman coaching the tight ends? A former NFL running back coaching the wide receivers? The reconfigured Green Bay Packers' coaching staff raised some eyebrows when coach Mike McCarthy announced the moves a few months ago. Now, with one practice remaining until the... Recommended Stories

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