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McCarthy's Longevity Reaching Elite Levels

In this era of the NFL, Mike McCarthy is a dinosaur when it comes to years of head coaching service with the same team. After the 2014 season, he'll equal two Packers coaching legends, and last week, he talked about the influence a childhood hero has had on him.

Mike McCarthy never got the chance to talk to Chuck Noll. In fact, he never even met him. But from afar, one of his childhood heroes has had a long-lasting impact. "If there ever was someone I would like to emulate, it definitely would be Chuck Noll," said McCarthy last week in response to the passing of the late, great Pittsburgh Steelers head coach on June 13 at the age of 82. "Obviously, (I...

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