GREEN BAY, Wis. — Former Green Bay Packers affiliate head coach Winston Moss stated the tweet he posted on Tuesday afternoon simply hours earlier than he was fired was not directed at anybody within the group.
Ponder this… what Championship groups have are nice management! Interval! It is not the offensive guru pattern, it is not the protected pattern. Discover any individual that’s going to maintain #12 and all people on this constructing to a #LombardiStandard! Interval! #losingsucks!
— Winston Moss (@Insanecane99) December Four, 2018
“The tweet was directed at the Green Bay followers,” Moss stated Sunday on Fox’s NFL pregame present. “It was not directed at anyone throughout the Packer group, coach [Mike] McCarthy, Joe Philbin, Aaron Rodgers. The Packer Nation has a excessive customary. We developed and created a excessive customary, and this season has been considerably disappointing. So I attempted to give path, I attempted to give objective and I attempted to enlighten to say the least and provides my opinion. A lot for a way that labored out.”
When requested if he regretted it, he stated: “Not at all. Not at all.”
Moss was one of many authentic members of former coach McCarthy’s workers in 2006. McCarthy was fired Sunday after the Packers fell to Four-7-1 following Sunday’s residence loss to the Cardinals.
Moss defended McCarthy.
“It did not work out this yr,” Moss stated. “However you return all through the course of when Aaron Rodgers acquired his shot beginning in 2008, they’ve grown exponentially collectively. They’ve created probably the most dynamic duos within the Nationwide Soccer League. Aaron Rodgers goes to go on to be a Corridor of Fame quarterback. Coach McCarthy’s résumé speaks for itself. It did not work out this yr, however you can not say that they have not had a fantastic run.”
Moss claimed to haven’t any information of the dynamic between McCarthy and Rodgers, however when requested who ought to be the following Packers coach, Moss joked: “Aaron Rodgers has been the pinnacle coach for the final 9 years.” After a brief pause, he added: “I am simply joking. Simply joking.”
“With that being stated, that head coach has to concentrate on not solely the sensitivity of coping with Aaron — you could have to deal with that.”
The Packers play their first sport within the post-McCarthy period Sunday towards the Falcons at Lambeau Subject. It’s the first sport beneath Philbin, who has been promoted to interim coach after serving as offensive coordinator beneath McCarthy. Packers president Mark Murphy selected Philbin as his interim head coach over Moss regardless of Moss’ title of affiliate head coach.
Sunday marked Moss’ first public feedback since June. The Packers stopped making Moss out there as a part of their common availability with assistant coaches as a result of he had develop into uncooperative throughout these classes. He was the one member of the teaching workers who did not participate in repeatedly scheduled interview classes.