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Mike McCarthy Getting Crushed For What He Just Did vs. Vikings

Aaron Rodgers throwing a pass.

CHARLOTTE, NC - DECEMBER 17: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers throws a pass against the Carolina Panthers in the fourth quarter during their game at Bank of America Stadium on December 17, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Mike McCarthy is believed to be on the hot seat and the Green Bay Packers' head coach doesn't seem to be helping himself too much against the Minnesota Vikings tonight.

The Packers are trailing the Vikings, 17-14, late in the third quarter.

McCarthy's most-recent decision, a 4th and inches playcall, is drawing serious criticism.

Green Bay opted to hand the ball off to its running back on a 4th and inches play, instead of giving the ball to Aaron Rodgers in either a play-action pass or a quarterback sneak.

"You've got the greatest QB in history and the play call is to bring every defender as close as possible to the ball an run into them all," one NFL analyst tweeted.

"I don’t have words. You stupidly use the timeout. Go for it on 4th down in this scenario but not the better scenario in the 2nd quarter? And you run it inside with Taylor out and behind Bell who is your worst player on offense. Really?! Really?!?!" one added.

"The Packers have Aaron Rodgers, and they decide to get into a jumbo formation, motion the wide receiver tight, and then just hand the ball off on a dive play. Again, you have Aaron Rodgers, you can do just about anything. The whole playbook should be open. What was that?" another added.

McCarthy was criticized in the first half for not going for it, so at least he had some guts this time around, but the playcall needed to be better.

There's still plenty of time left in this one, at least.

The Packers are trailing the Vikings, 17-14. The game is on NBC.