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Philbin denies Moss fired because of tweet

Moss was let go hours after a tweet that was critical of the Packers organization and QB Aaron Rodgers.

Packers interim head coach Joe Philbin said that it wasn't easy to let associate head coach Winston Moss go from the coaching staff, but that he came to the decision because he "just didn't feel like the fit right now was where it needs to be."

Philbin spoke on Wednesday before his first practice as the interim coach to replace the fired Mike McCarthy . Moss posted a message on Twitter on Tuesday that appeared to question that Packers leadership and quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

"Find somebody that is going to hold #12 and everybody in this building to a #LombardiStandard," read part of Moss' tweet , citing former Packers coach and Hall of Famer Vince Lombardi.

When asked about the tweet, Philbin said the decision involved multiple factors. "It's never about one thing," Philbin said. "Again, I think it's important as I said to the team, you know, we gotta be professional, accountable, respectful, and punctual. Those are the four things we gotta do these next four weeks. If we do all those things we'll be in good shape."

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