Packers fire coach who called out Aaron Rodgers on Twitter

It's getting messy in Green Bay.
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The Green Bay Packers fired head coach Mike McCarthy following Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, and on Tuesday they fired another coach after he called out Aaron Rodgers on Twitter. 

Winston Moss, the team's associated head coach and outside linebackers coach, tweeted that the Packers need to find a coach who can hold Rodgers and every other player on the team accountable. 

Ten hours later he tweeted that he'd been fired, and Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin released the following statement. 

"We thank Winston for his contributions to the Packers over the past 13 years. We hope for the best for Winston and his family moving forward."

Philbin elaborate on the firing during a press conference on Wednesday, saying Moss was fired for more than the tweet. 

"It's never about one thing," Philbin said, via ESPN. "Again, I think it's important, as I said to the team, we've got to be professional, accountable, respectful and punctual. Those are the four things that we've got to do the next four weeks. And if we do all those things, we'll be in good shape. It wasn't about – again, you're talking to a guy who's never tweeted in his life, doesn't even know what Twitter is – so again, it's not about a tweet or anything like that. I just think the fit right now isn't where it needs to be."

In a way, Moss indicated in his tweet that he doesn't think Philbin can hold Rodgers accountable, suggesting the franchise needs to find someone who can.

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