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Packers name 49ers' McCarthy coach

Jan. 12, 2006 at 6:28 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis., Jan. 12 (UPI) -- The Green Bay Packers introduced Mike McCarthy Thursday as their new head coach, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reported.

McCarthy, 42, comes to the Packers from the San Francisco 49ers, where he was offensive coordinator. He is the 14th coach in Packers history, replacing Mike Sherman -- who was fired Jan. 2 after six seasons.

McCarthy spent the 1999 season as the Packers' quarterbacks coach under Ray Rhodes.

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