Matt LaFleur, the head coach for the Green Bay Packers, has been 2019. Under him the Packers could win 13 games in each regular season for three years, becoming the first NFL team ever to do so. This was a huge step up for him, as previously, he was only on board as the offensive coordinator for the Tennessee Titans.
Aaron Rodgers: The Secret behind LaFleur’s Success
Despite his success as head coach for the Packers, LaFleur has received criticism for his victories resulting from the four-time NFL MVP-winning quarterback, Aaron Rodgers, being with the Packers. With a quarterback as gifted as Aaron Rodgers, it is natural for many people, including Colin Cowherd, to assume that. Although Rodgers’ skill is on par with that of a prodigy, his choice to return to the Packers again this year over any other team proves how polished a coach LaFleur is. It is also worth mentioning that Rodgers accredits winning the NFL MVP title for the second time consecutively to LaFleur, which broke a 30-year-old record.
Rodgers’ Return to the Packers
Throughout the years, both Rodgers and LaFleur have had a healthy and open relationship. Rodgers has spoken of . When Rodgers was unsure whether he should return, LaFleur sent reminders about how much the Packers wanted him back. That is not to say that LaFleur forced him into coming back; he gave Rodgers enough space to make his own decision, a trait that other players have also appreciated. Few coaches are skilled enough to create an atmosphere where each player, not just the star quarterback, feels comfortable and respected. He lets every player feel like they can give their input and are heard. This is one of LaFleur’s unique qualities as a coach, allowing his players to play to their maximum potential.
Despite many believing the Packers might make it back to the , they could not do so, losing 13-10 to the San Francisco 49ers. Even this season has started with a disappointing loss against the New York Giants that upset the head coach. But it is of note that under LaFleur, the Packers have not lost two games in a row in a regular season. This is likely one of the factors why fans are still hopeful about the Packers’ chances this time.
Who will win the Super Bowl 2023?
Undeniably, the . It is also one of the most popular events to bet on in American football. Fans even start placing bets on football betting apps months in advance. Teams like the Packers have a loyal fanbase, so even after their recent losses, they are still among the top teams that are favored to win, as shown by the odds on these football betting apps. Many fans prefer placing their bets after first letting the pre-season games start to judge the performance of the teams.