Packers "part ways" with associate head coach Winston Moss

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) -- A day after losing head coach Mike McCarthy, Green Bay Packers associate head coach Winston Moss is out, too.

Tuesday night, the Green Bay Packers announced they "parted ways" with Moss, who was also linebackers coach.

Interim head coach Joe Philbin, who was the team's offensive coordinator until Sunday, wrote, "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."

Earlier Tuesday, Moss wrote on Twitter, "Ponder this... what Championship teams have are great leadership! It's not the offensive guru trend, it's not the safe trend. Find somebody that is going to hold #12 and everybody in this building to a #LombardiStandard!" He ended the tweet with hashtag #losingsucks.


en hours later, his tweet had 857 likes, 238 retweets and 74 comments.
At about 8:30 Tuesday night, Moss tweeted, "The Packers have informed me that there (sic) letting me go. #thankstwitter!"


He followed that up saying he served the team with all his heart and soul and has no regrets.

Moss was an original member of Mike McCarthy's team. McCarthy named him an assistant head coach in 2007 after working with Moss for five season. This was Moss' fourth season as associate head coach and his fifth consecutive season leading the linebackers, according to Packers.com.