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  • • Aaron Rodgers still out of practice, will play Sunday
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made it a clean sweep of missed practices on Friday. Rodgers did not practice at all this week because of a toe injury, but head coach Matt LaFleur said at his Friday press conference that Rodgers will play against the Rams this Sunday. “We were hoping he’d be able to get [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: We’ll see how Aaron Jones progresses this week
    When Packers running back Aaron Jones sprained his MCL in Week 10, word was that he’d miss a week or two as a result of the injury. Jones missed last Sunday’s loss to the Vikings and it looks like this week will be in play. Jones was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s light [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers will have a similar practice schedule to last week
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will continue not to practice much as he deals with a toe ailment. Green Bay coach Matt LaFleur said Rodgers’ practice schedule this week will look like last week, when Rodgers didn’t practice on Wednesday or Thursday because of his toe. “I would say it’ll be similar to last week. Certainly [more]...2021
  • Packers' Aaron Rodgers (toe) to start vs. Rams; may not practice beforehand
    • Packers' Aaron Rodgers (toe) to start vs. Rams; may not practice beforehand
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur told reporters Monday Rodgers is on track to be in the lineup for this coming Sunday's contest against the 7-3 Los Angeles Rams ahead of Green Bay's bye....2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: Packers will “absolutely not” replace kicker Mason Crosby
    Packers kicker Mason Crosby is just 2-for-6 on field goals over the last three weeks, but his job is not in jeopardy. That’s the word from Packers coach Matt LaFleur, who said today that his team will “absolutely not” replace Crosby. Crosby made a 54-yard field goal in Sunday’s loss to the Vikings, but he [more]...2021
  • • Packers “borrowed” end around to Equanimeous St. Brown from Rams
    Good coaches constantly look for play ideas from other teams. Packers coach Matt LaFleur found one that the Rams used, and LaFleur dialed it up on Sunday. It happened in the third quarter, when the Packers trailed 23-10. On a play that began at the Minnesota 22, quarterback Aaron Rodgers faked a handoff. Receiver Equanimeous [more]...2021
  • 'That's embarrassing': Packers coach Matt LaFleur fumes over 'inexcusable' penalty
    • 'That's embarrassing': Packers coach Matt LaFleur fumes over 'inexcusable' penalty
    The Packers drew eight flags for 92 yards, surpassing their previous season high of seven for 87 yards in a win against the 49ers.       ...2021
  • • Aaron Rodgers back at practice, “looked good” throwing the ball
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said on Wednesday that he is definitely playing against the Vikings despite missing practice and missing another practice on Thursday did nothing to change that outlook. Rodgers returned to practice on Friday for the first time since testing positive for COVID-19 more than two weeks ago. Head coach Matt LaFleur said [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: I sure hope David Bakhtiari can play at some point
    The Packers activated left tackle David Bakhtiari from the physically unable to perform list last week, but he didn’t play in their win over the Seahawks and it’s not looking like he’ll be playing against the Vikings this weekend either. Bakhtiari missed his third straight practice on Thursday, which head coach Matt LaFleur said is [more]...2021
  • Opinion: Through Aaron Rodgers' COVID-19 saga, Matt LaFleur has led Packers with grace
    • Opinion: Through Aaron Rodgers' COVID-19 saga, Matt LaFleur has led Packers with grace
    Through COVID-19 distractions and injuries, the Packers coach has stayed in his lane, limiting his comments to his area of expertise.       ...2021

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  • • Aaron Rodgers still out of practice, will play Sunday
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made it a clean sweep of missed practices on Friday. Rodgers did not practice at all this week because of a toe injury, but head coach Matt LaFleur said at his Friday press conference that Rodgers will play against the Rams this Sunday. “We were hoping he’d be able to get [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: We’ll see how Aaron Jones progresses this week
    When Packers running back Aaron Jones sprained his MCL in Week 10, word was that he’d miss a week or two as a result of the injury. Jones missed last Sunday’s loss to the Vikings and it looks like this week will be in play. Jones was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s light [more]...2021
  • • 'That's embarrassing': Packers coach Matt LaFleur fumes over 'inexcusable' penalty
    The Packers drew eight flags for 92 yards, surpassing their previous season high of seven for 87 yards in a win against the 49ers.       ...2021
  • • Opinion: Through Aaron Rodgers' COVID-19 saga, Matt LaFleur has led Packers with grace
    Through COVID-19 distractions and injuries, the Packers coach has stayed in his lane, limiting his comments to his area of expertise.       ...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur feeling “sick” for Robert Tonyan after knee injury
    Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur didn’t have any specific updates on the status of tight end Robert Tonyan after he injured his knee late in the third quarter of the Packers’ 24-21 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night. But the tone of LaFleur’s comments about Tonyan didn’t paint a very optimistic [more]...2021
  • • Robert Tonyan tore his ACL Thursday night
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur sounded like he was expecting bad news about tight end Robert Tonyan‘s knee injury after Thursday night’s win and it came on Friday. Tonyan’s agent Jack Bechta announced that his client has suffered a torn left ACL. The injury will end Tonyan’s season. Tonyan had three catches for 49 yards [more]...2021
  • • Packers' Matt LaFleur gets emotional about Robert Tonyan's injury: 'I'm sick for him, I'm sick for us'
    We still don't know how serious Tonyan's injury is...2021
  • Packers down another CB with King ruled out
    • Packers down another CB with King ruled out
    Two days before Sunday's game at the Bears, Packers coach Matt LaFleur ruled out cornerback Kevin King because of the shoulder injury he suffered in last week's win in Cincinnati....2021
  • Packers place Pro Bowl CB Jaire Alexander on IR with shoulder injury
    • Packers place Pro Bowl CB Jaire Alexander on IR with shoulder injury
    The Packers’ plan, per Matt LaFleur, is for Alexander to avoid surgery — a potentially season-ending decision — at all costs....2021
  • • Jaire Alexander won’t have surgery, Packers hopeful he’ll be back in a few weeks
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said Friday that cornerback Jaire Alexander will not be having surgery on his injured shoulder, but he won’t be available for Sunday’s game against the Bengals. Alexander injured his AC joint last weekend and LaFleur said that the team is hopeful that it will heal on its own, but that [more]...2021

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Matt LaFleur trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Matt LaFleur: Packers are “working extremely hard” at trade deadline
    Packers coach Matt LaFleur says his team is interested in adding to the roster before tomorrow’s trade deadline. LaFleur told reporters today that General Manager Brian Gutekunst and the personnel staff are hard at work seeing if they can make a trade work. “If the right opportunity presents itself, I think that’s something that we [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: We’re fortunate to get someone like Whitney Mercilus at this point in the season
    Needing a boost to their group of edge rushers, the Packers signed former Texan Whitney Mercilus this week. Mercilus, 31, has been a consistent presence for Houston since the team drafted him in the first round back in 2012, recording 57.0 sacks for the franchise. He recorded 3.0 sacks and four tackles for loss in [more]...2021
  • • Kyle Shanahan: We expected a quick no from Packers on Aaron Rodgers
    Packers coach Matt LaFleur wasn’t mad at 49ers coach Kyle Shanahan for calling about a potential Aaron Rodgers trade. Kyle Shanahan would have been mad at himself if he hadn’t made the call — and if Rodgers had actually been available. “I thought it’d be a quick no,” Shanahan told reporters on Wednesday. “Which was [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur holds “no ill will” toward Kyle Shanahan after Aaron Rodgers’ trade talk
    Matt LaFleur and Kyle Shanahan first worked together in Houston in 2008. They coached together at two other stops before Shanahan and then LaFleur got a head coaching job. They remain friends today. For some reason, LaFleur was asked whether a phone call from Shanahan this offseason created a rift between the men. Shanahan talked [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: Robert Tonyan has progressed as much as any player we’ve had
    Packers tight end Robert Tonyan emerged as one of the team’s most effective weapons in 2020, making 52 receptions for 586 yards with 11 touchdowns. He was second on the club in both catches and TDs. So it was no surprise that the Packers gave him a second-round tender as a restricted free agent to [more]...2021
  • Packers coach Matt LaFleur praises Jordan Love amid Aaron Rodgers drama
    • Packers coach Matt LaFleur praises Jordan Love amid Aaron Rodgers drama
    If Rodgers is traded or decides to retire, Love will take over. LaFleur has to prepare for either scenario, so Love’s development is extremely important at the moment....2021
  • • Matt LaFleur likes what he sees from Jordan Love at Packers’ OTAs
    Packers coach Matt LaFleur is hoping quarterback Aaron Rodgers returns to Green Bay, but as long as Rodgers is staying away, LaFleur is liking what he’s seeing of quarterback Jordan Love. LaFleur said today that it’s obvious from watching Love at Organized Team Activities that he’s been working hard at getting better. The Packers traded [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur on Aaron Rodgers: We’re going to continue to try to work through this
    Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made an appearance on ESPN on Monday night and addressed his issues with the team for the first time in a public setting since reports of his desire to be traded surfaced last month. Rodgers said he loves his teammates, the coaching staff, and the fans in Green Bay, but that [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: Eric Stokes could be an elite corner in this league
    The Packers are very high on their first-round draft pick. Green Bay selected Georgia cornerback Eric Stokes in the first round of the draft, and coach Matt LaFleur said after watching him in rookie minicamp that Stokes can do things effortlessly that some players can’t do at all. “There were a couple times I saw [more]...2021
  • Packers head coach Matt LaFleur 'wants' Aaron Rodgers back but has no update
    • Packers head coach Matt LaFleur 'wants' Aaron Rodgers back but has no update
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur also couldn't offer any groundbreaking news on the subject when speaking with reporters on Friday....2021

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  • • Matt LaFleur: We’ll see how Aaron Jones progresses this week
    When Packers running back Aaron Jones sprained his MCL in Week 10, word was that he’d miss a week or two as a result of the injury. Jones missed last Sunday’s loss to the Vikings and it looks like this week will be in play. Jones was listed as a limited participant in Wednesday’s light [more]...2021
  • • Joe Barry: I’m proud of my scars from past coaching experiences
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said he hired Joe Barry as defensive coordinator in large part because of his communication skills. LaFleur and Barry worked together with the Rams in 2017, so the two men have familiarity with one another. But Barry also has been a defensive coordinator before, with poor results. In 2007 and [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: We’ve come a long way since loss to Bucs, but “just words” at this point
    In the days leading up to Sunday’s game between the Buccaneers and Saints, there were many mentions of New Orleans beating Tampa Bay twice during the regular season. The Saints won those games by 11 and 35 points, so Sunday’s 30-20 Bucs win was a reminder that past results don’t always predict what will happen [more]...2021
  • • Davante Adams doubtful, Kenny Clark questionable for Packers
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said on Friday that wide receiver Davante Adams was “probably doubtful” to play against the Saints on Sunday. Adams is now definitely doubtful. That’s how he’s been listed on the Packers injury report as a result of the hamstring injury that knocked him out of last week’s win over the [more]...2020
  • • Packers become fourth team with more than 80 points, 1,000 yards in two games
    The Packers, as explained by running back Aaron Jones after Sunday’s 42-21 win over the Lions, “definitely” have improved in their second year working with coach Matt LaFleur’s offense. The numbers support it. The Packers have become, according to the NFL, only the fourth team in NFL history to score more than 80 points and [more]...2020
  • • Matt LaFleur saw “glimpses” of really good, really bad things on offense
    There were a lot of questions last offseason about how the Packers offense would fared under head coach Matt LaFleur in his first season on the job and it’s a good time to assess how things went now that the Packers’ season is over. The team ranked 15th in points scored, 18th in total yards [more]...2020
  • • “Mixed emotions” for LaFleur family in NFC Championship Game
    Denny and Kristi LaFleur are going to the Super Bowl, one way or another. That might make Sunday a little tricky, however. The parents of Packers coach Matt LaFleur and 49ers passing game coordinator Mike LaFleur will be able to celebrate the result of the NFC Championship Game, while knowing they’re also going to have [more]...2020
  • Five focal points for Packers as Matt LaFleur's offseason program gets underway
    • Five focal points for Packers as Matt LaFleur's offseason program gets underway
    This should be a new era in Green Bay. But as the Packers begin their offseason program, remnants of old issues hover over them.         ...2019
  • • Report: Packers finalizing deal with Titans OC LaFleur as head coach
    The Green Bay Packers have reportedly found their next head coach in Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the Packers have offered the job to LaFleur and told other candidates that the job is no longer open. LaFleur was hired as Tennessee’s offensive coordinator and play-caller in 2018. His previous NFL jobs include offensive quality control coach...2019
  • • Report: Packers to meet with Titans OC Matt LaFleur
    The Packers and Matt LaFleur have set a date for their interview. Green Bay will meet with the Titans offensive coordinator on Sunday, according to Paul Kuharsky of PaulKuharsky.com. As of this writing, LaFleur is one of seven known candidates for the position. Jim Caldwell and Chuck Pagano have already interviewed while Josh McDaniels, Brian Flores, Mike Munchak and Dan Campbell are on deck. LaFl...2019

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  • • Jordan Love unlikely to play Saturday
    Kurt Benkert is set to have his moment to shine as a starting quarterback for the Packers. Jordan Love “dinged” his right shoulder in the first Packers preseason game last weekend and missed multiple practices, but head coach Matt LaFleur said on Wednesday that Love would have “every opportunity” to show he was well enough [more]...2021
  • Oh, brother: New York Jets' Mike LaFleur ready to call his own shot
    • Oh, brother: New York Jets' Mike LaFleur ready to call his own shot
    As the younger brother to Packers coach Matt LaFleur, the Jets' offensive coordinator has risen through the ranks thanks to family, tenacity and talent....2021
  • • Packers coach Matt LaFleur praises Jordan Love amid Aaron Rodgers drama
    2021
  • Matt LaFleur defends Packers' choice to kick field goal in NFC championship game — with a catch
    • Matt LaFleur defends Packers' choice to kick field goal in NFC championship game — with a catch
    The Packers lost to the Buccaneers 31-26 in the NFC championship game, but LaFleur's decision to kick a field goal in a key fourth-quarter moment has earned criticism....2021
  • • In one fateful moment, Matt LaFleur underestimated two GOATs
    The Green Bay Packers’ 2020 season came down to one decision. And it was the wrong decision. As time passes, more and more people inside and outside the organization will realize how wrong it was. After landing in a 28-10 hole that created a clear sense that the game was over, the Packers clawed back. [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur on facing brother & former colleague Kyle Shanahan in NFC title game
    1st year Packers head coach Matt LaFeur talked about playing against family, as his brother is an assistant coach for the 49ers, as well as detailing what it will take for Green Bay to pull off the upset....2020
  • • Matt LaFleur vs. Robert Saleh: Best man stands in way of Super Bowl berth
    LaFleur was best man in his wedding. Saleh helped him get his start in the NFL. Now LaFleur, the Packers' offensive playcaller, will have to beat Saleh, the 49ers' defensive coordinator, to get to the Super Bowl....2020
  • • “Mixed emotions” for LaFleur family in NFC Championship Game
    2020
  • Packers' Matt LaFleur on 'animated' exchange with Aaron Rodgers: 'I'm sure it's not going to be the last one'
    • Packers' Matt LaFleur on 'animated' exchange with Aaron Rodgers: 'I'm sure it's not going to be the last one'
    "Just competitors, heat of the moment and it is what it is. I would much rather have that than anything else," LaFleur told reporters....2019
  • • Report: Packers' Matt LaFleur blocked from interviewing brother for staff role
    The Green Bay Packers’ coaching staff could have been a family affair this season, but the San Francisco 49ers are getting in the way. New Packers coach Matt LaFleur reportedly sought to add his younger brother Mike to his staff. Mike LaFleur currently works as the wide receivers coach for the San Francisco 49ers and would thus need approval from his team to interview — and they’re not giving it. ...2019

Top Matt LaFleur news

  • • Matt LaFleur confirms Lane Taylor will miss rest of season
    Veteran guard battled back from injury to win starting job this summer...2020
  • • Packers' Matt LaFleur passes Don Shula for best win percentage through first 40 games in Super Bowl era
    LaFleur is the first head coach to win 33 of his first 40 games...2021
  • • Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur: 'I want us to take action'
    Players’ video just the start of team’s social activism...2020
  • • QB Aaron Rodgers, Packers' leadership council get together to discuss Kenosha shooting
    Head Coach Matt LaFleur convened the group after Monday’s jog-through practice...2020
  • • Overlooked Kirk Cousins Has Studied His Way to the Top of the Game
    2016
  • • Packers GM sees 'confidence level' in Aaron Rodgers, Matt LaFleur as 2020 season arrives
    Brian Gutekunst’s 53-man roster will constantly evolve...2020
  • • Grading first-year NFL head coaches: Browns' Freddie Kitchens bombs, Packers' Matt LaFleur soars
    The good, the bad and the downright ugly...2020
  • • Packers brace for difficult decisions following energetic training camp
    Head Coach Matt LaFleur appreciates how players responded to challenging offseason...2020
  • • Bob McGinn suggests Matt LaFleur “simply had enough of [Aaron] Rodgers’ act”
    Bob McGinn covered the Packers for 38 years. Which makes his opinions regarding the team worth considering. So consider this paragraph from McGinn’s review of Green Bay’s much-maligned 2020 draft for TheAthletic.com, which started with the Packers trading up from No. 30 to No. 26 to draft Utah State quarterback Jordan Love: “Public niceties aside, my [more]...2020
  • • Washington Owner Dan Snyder Ruined His Own Quarterback Star
    2016
  • • Packers HC Matt LaFleur gives Aaron Rodgers a vote of confidence despite drafting Jordan Love
    LaFleur spoke to Rodgers about Green Bay's bold first-round choice late Thursday night...2020
  • • Matt LaFleur: 49ers were better, faster and more physical than us
    Packers coach Matt LaFleur knows his team was thoroughly outplayed in all phases of the game on Sunday. LaFleur said after losing 37-20 in the NFC Championship Game that the 49ers were just the better team. “That is a fast team, and they were better, faster and more physical than us tonight,” LaFleur said. “They [more]...2020
  • • LaFleur bothered by Packers' lack of fire vs. 49ers
    Packers coach Matt LaFleur is bothered that his team, especially the defense, didn't play "with their hair on fire" against the 49ers with an opportunity to go to the Super Bowl....2020
  • • Pack players, LaFleur create social justice video
    Twelve prominent Green Bay Packers players and coach Matt LaFleur released a powerful video message in the wake of the death of George Floyd and the nationwide protests over his killing....2020

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  • • The Impact of NFL Coaching Changes – Atlanta Falcons
    Team: Atlanta Falcons New Play-Caller: Arthur Smith Scheme: West Coast   Historical Overview The change from former Falcons Offensive Coordinator Dirk Koetter’s pass first Air Coryell attack to Arthur Smith’s run first play action pass offense is going to be drastic. However, Matt Ryan has a lot of familiarity with this offense Smith is bringing over. Back in 2015 and 2016 former Titans Offen...2021

Matt LaFleur schedule, game

  • • Matt LaFleur: Aaron Rodgers will have a similar practice schedule to last week
    2021
  • • Packers' Aaron Rodgers (toe) to start vs. Rams; may not practice beforehand
    2021
  • • Matt LaFleur “100 percent confident” team followed COVID rules “in football spaces”
    Aaron Rodgers is “doing well” after testing positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, coach Matt LaFleur said Thursday. The same can’t be said for the Packers, who will play Sunday’s game without their starting quarterback and who are under investigation by the league for possible COVID-19 protocol violations. “I have no information on the investigation,” LaFleur [more]...2021
  • • Packers expect David Bakhtiari back at practice this week
    Packers left tackle David Bakhtiari is expected to take a step back toward the lineup this week. Head coach Matt LaFleur said at his Monday press conference that he anticipates having Bakhtiari on the practice field this week. That would open a three-week window for him to practice with the team and be placed on [more]...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: “For the most part” Jordan Love did a nice job in preseason
    The Packers’ preseason came to an end with Jordan Love starting at quarterback against the Bills on Sunday and it remains to be seen when he’ll next be in that role. Aaron Rodgers is set to start in the regular season with Love on hand in case of injury or a remarkable drop in effectiveness. [more]...2021
  • • Jordan Love unlikely to play Saturday
    2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: Jordan Love will start, take majority of snaps in first preseason game
    Jordan Love hasn’t played in a game since Dec. 20, 2019, when Utah State fell to Kent State in the Frisco Bowl. That’s going to change in a significant way this week. Packers head coach Matt LaFleur said in his Tuesday press conference that Love will start Saturday’s preseason matchup against the Texans and “take [more]...2021
  • 'We have one plan:' Packers coach Matt LaFleur prepared for training camp, with or without Aaron Rodgers
    • 'We have one plan:' Packers coach Matt LaFleur prepared for training camp, with or without Aaron Rodgers
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur isn't going to adjust his plan for training camp based on the availability of reigning NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers.       ...2021
  • • Matt LaFleur: We’ll have one plan for camp regardless of who is QB
    Packers head coach Matt LaFleur has said he remains hopeful about quarterback Aaron Rodgers rejoining the team for the 2021 season, but there’s been no sign that his hope will be fulfilled to this point in the offseason. The Packers have wrapped up their offseason program and that means attention now turns to training camp. [more]...2021
  • • AJ Dillon practicing Wednesday
    Packers running back AJ Dillon‘s outlook for playing in the NFC Championship Game is looking better on Wednesday. Dillon left last Saturday’s win over the Rams with a quad injury and head coach Matt LaFleur said early this week that he was hopeful about Dillon’s chances of being in the lineup. That feeling is likely [more]...2021

Matt LaFleur rumors, scandals

  • Combine notes: Patriots draft picks now set
    • Combine notes: Patriots draft picks now set
    INDIANAPOLIS - By virtue of a tie-breaking coin flip between the Raiders and 49ers Friday afternoon at the 2018 NFL Scouting Combine, New England's trade of Jimmy Garoppolo to San Francisco and the team's selections for April's draft have now been finalized. The 49ers won the toss, securing the No. 9 overall pick in the first round. By rule the two teams' picks will then rotate in ensuing rounds, ...2018
  • • Report: Mike Vrabel has 'inside track' to become next Titans HC
    The Tennessee Titans are looking for a new head coach following the shocking news that Mike Mularkey was fired on Monday, and Mike Vrabel appears to be an early favorite to land the vacant position.According to Jason Wolf of The Tennessean, Vrabel has “the early inside track” to land the job.As Wolf noted, Vrabel, who’s been the the linebackers coach and then the defensive coordinator of the Houst...2018

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