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McCarthy's Ultimate Audible

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On Monday, Mike McCarthy said his "initial reaction" was to punt when facing a fourth-and-1 with about 5 minutes to go. McCarthy, with some prodding from his players, changed his mind, leading to a crowning victory for the team and Aaron Rodgers' "finest hour" as the team's quarterback.

Staring at fourth-and-1 from his own 22 with about 5 minutes remaining, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy faced one of the biggest coaching decisions of his career. Go for it in hopes of prolonging the drive, knowing full well that the season would have been over had the offense failed to convert? Or punt, in hopes that his defense could give the offense one more shot? After determining it... Recommended Stories

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