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There Is Reportedly 'Tension' Between NFL Head Coach, Star QB

A general view of the stadium during the NFC Wild Card game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants at Lambeau Field.

GREEN BAY, WI - JANUARY 8: A general view of the stadium during the NFC Wild Card game between the Green Bay Packers and the New York Giants at Lambeau Field on January 8, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

A top NFL head coach is reportedly on the hot seat moving forward this season, with tension reportedly developing between him and his star quarterback.

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport is reporting that Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy could be fired if there isn't a really strong finish to the 2018 regular season.

There's reportedly "tension" developing between McCarthy and his star quarterback, Aaron Rodgers.

From NFL.com:

Speaking on NFL GameDay Morning on Sunday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport said the Packers' record isn't the only reason why Mike McCarthy's future in Green Bay is in jeopardy.

"Mike McCarthy is certainly now on the hot seat for Green Bay," Rapoport said. "He needs to close strong, it feels like, to keep his job in Green Bay. Obviously, one of the longest tenured coaches in the NFL and that is all in doubt.

"And there's a couple reasons why. One of them does involve the disconnect with Aaron Rodgers -- the tension there regarding the direction of the offense. Rodgers has been pretty vocal about his frustration with play-calling and the lack of creativity was there on Thursday night. That, of course, is something [Packers] CEO Mark Murphy will have to make a big decision on at the end of the year."

Many have suggested that the Packers will need to make a head coaching change, with some speculating that McCarthy could get the Cleveland Browns job.

Stay tuned.