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Packers | Bates out of the running

Chris Havel, of, reports Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Jim Bates said he has been removed from consideration as the next head coach of the Packers. In an exclusive interview with the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Bates said general manager Ted Thompson informed him Wednesday evening, Jan. 11, he was out of the running to replace the fired Mike Sherman as head coach. Bates said he didn't know if he will remain as the Packers' defensive coordinator.

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