McCarthy's in Green Bay to stay: Packers offer coach new, multi-year contract

GREEN BAY (WITI) -- The Green Bay Packers signed Head Coach Mike McCarthy to a new, multi-year contract on Monday, November 3rd.

McCarthy is in his ninth season as head coach of the green and gold. He has already guided the Packers to six playoff appearances, four division titles, an NFC championship and a Super Bowl title. He has recorded 93 wins overall to rank third in franchise history behind Curly Lambeau (212) and Vince Lombardi (98).

McCarthy has guided Green Bay to a 5-3 record this season. The Packers and the New England Patriots are the only two NFL teams to make the playoffs each of the last five seasons (2009-13).

According to, from 2011-13, the Packers captured three consecutive division titles for only the third time since the NFL went to the divisional format in 1967 (1995-97, 2002-04). Under McCarthy’s leadership, the Packers have won at least 10 games five times, including a franchise-record 15 victories in 2011. Green Bay was the sixth team in NFL history to reach that mark in the regular season.

A Pittsburgh native, McCarthy spent six seasons as an offensive coordinator for the New Orleans Saints (2000-04) and San Francisco 49ers (2005). He served as quarterbacks coach for the Packers in 1999 after six seasons (1993-98) on the staff of the Kansas City Chiefs.