Why Packers Coach Matt LaFleur Should Be Head for NFL Coach of the Year – The Athletic

Matt LaFleur won 33 games in the regular season — no other NFL head coach in the Super Bowl era has won more in his first 40 games — and hit the NFC Championship Game in each. season in his first two seasons as Green Bay Packers Head Coach.

His team are 7-1, have a seven-game winning streak after a poor performance in the season-opening loss to the New Orleans Saints and will be the top seed of the conference if the season ends. today.

And yet, LaFleur finished 4th – 4th! – in The Athletic’s vote for the NFL coach of the year in our mid-season award package, as voted by our NFL reporters.

Why? Without a doubt, it’s because he has Aaron Rodgers. Or, to be more precise, there’s Aaron Rodgers – three-time NFL MVP quarterback who was put on the bench/COVID-19 on Wednesday morning and will miss Sunday’s game against Chief of Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium and could miss the team’s November 14 game against Seattle Seahawks Football Team, too.

While LaFleur wasn’t really interested in winning any awards before learning about Rodgers’ situation on Wednesday morning, it’s the furthest thing from his mind right now. Now he and his coaches must prepare their unproven 2020 first-round picks ready for action later Jordan love has spent the entire season up to this point running the scout’s offense in practice.

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Olly Dawes

Olly Dawes is a 24ssports U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. Olly Dawes joined 24ssports in 2021 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing: ollydawes@24ssports.com.

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