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Mike McCarthy’s Return to Green Bay Confirmed for Week 10 of 2022

While we’ll have to wait until tomorrow for the full of the NFL’s , one appetizing morsel has already been confirmed. The will visit the Green Bay Packers in Week 10, which will be Mike McCarthy’s first game against the Packers since being dismissed by the team in 2018.

McCarthy was Green Bay’s for 13 seasons from 2006-2018, winning the 2010 and enjoying numerous division titles and playoff trips in other seasons. But after going 4-7-1 in the first 12 games of 2018 and seeing his relationship with QB deteriorate, Mike was fired in the middle of the season.

This 2022 matchup will not only allow McCarthy to revisit but also play against his former . Rodgers remains the gold standard for NFL passers and has won the award the last two years in a row.

The have their own unpleasant modern with the Packers. Green Bay eliminated Dallas from the 2014 and , plus had dominated the overall series 8-2 since Aaron Rodgers became starting QB in 2008.

The last time that the Cowboys played the Packers in any venue was in 2019, ’s last season as Dallas’ head coach. Green Bay RB scored four touchdowns in one of the all-time shocking fantasy performances, and the Packers held off a late rally from the Cowboys to win 34-24 at .

History runs deep between these franchises, going all the way back to the 1966 and 1967 seasons when they met in two-straight conference championship games. The Cowboys were twice denied appearances in the first two Super Bowls thanks to Vince Lombardi, Bart Starr, and those famous Packers teams.

No matter how far back the wounds go, meetings between Dallas and Green Bay always feel like special events. Two of the NFL’s most storied franchises will once again meet in 2022, and the reunion of Mike McCarthy and Aaron Rodgers will certainly add some extra fuel to the fire.

What do you think?

Jess Haynie

Written by Jess Haynie

Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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3 Comments

  1. I just would like to say, the players today have no heart. They are out of shape poor conditioning.
    I think we as Fans care more about winning then the players.
    Players please prove me wrong!!!!!

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