Inexperienced Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur was doubtless not planning to be accomplished by now.
His crew entered the postseason as the highest seed within the NFC and but did not even attain the NFC Championship Sport.
He now has to ponder what a future might appear to be with out Aaron Rodgers because the group prepares for potential adjustments on a monumental stage.
Within the meantime, LaFleur spoke with the media Monday and mentioned quite a lot of subjects.
That included a deal with the particular groups blunders that doomed his crew Saturday night time.
Matt LaFleur says Steven Wirtel should not have been left on an island blocking Jordan Willis on the blocked punt: “There was rather a lot that went flawed on that play. It is by no means one particular person’s fault. We had a physique on a physique, however he ought to’ve gotten assist in that scenario there.”
— Ryan Wooden (@ByRyanWood) January 24, 2022
Followers and analysts alike are reacting to what the top coach has to say in his last press convention earlier than he heads into the offseason.
LaFleur would not criticize Aaron Rodgers after the QB had a awful night time: “From what I noticed, I imply, he was below an intense quantity of stress and that’s onerous to play that place if you’ve obtained stress in your lap the entire sport.”
— Rob Reischel (@robreischel) January 24, 2022
NFL World Reacts To The LaFleur Press Convention
The top coach has rather a lot to reply for, particularly with the particular groups.
He additionally has to persuade Rodgers that there isn’t any plan to enter a rebuilding stage.
Matt LaFleur stated “there isn’t any plan for a rebuild” and that all the entrance workplace is on the identical web page in wanting Aaron Rodgers again.
Your transfer, 12.
— Stephen Watson (@WISN_Watson) January 24, 2022
He went on to say it’s nobody’s fault however a whole lot of these LaFleur solutions about Bakh have extraordinarily unhealthy vibes. (Is he wanting on the PR particular person?) pic.twitter.com/oPB1pQQDJi
— Justis Mosqueda (Tank 2022 Thought Chief) (@JuMosq) January 24, 2022
I actually adore Matt LaFleur. Most likely my favourite rent ever as a sports activities fan. Dude simply says and does all the best issues I do know he’s made questionable choices however we’ve been spoiled as followers. #gopackgo
— Jay Russ (@Jay_Russs) January 24, 2022
The top coach has had wonderful success within the common season since taking the job.
That features three 13-win seasons and two journeys to the NFC Championship Sport.
However persevering with to fall in need of the Tremendous Bowl will put him in a bizarre spot the place the common season success is probably not sufficient to have an extended tenure.
Matt LaFleur retains taking blame and noting that the crew did not actually play nicely on offense, however the truth that he retains mentioning the particular groups play reveals that he is aware of what truly misplaced them the sport lol https://t.co/03AsYgYIlr
— Anthony Nash (@_anthonynash) January 24, 2022
Matt LaFleur has talked about a number of occasions now wanting into placing extra starters on particular groups.
Acknowledges the danger, like shedding AJ Dillion Saturday night time, however says he needs to analysis the risk-reward to “discover each benefit we are able to.”
— Kassidy Hill (@KassidyGHill) January 24, 2022
“No Plan for a Rebuild”
– Matt Lafleur
with that cap area…. 😩😩 pic.twitter.com/FIvyurIoHk
— RELAX🧀 (@b0dySLamia) January 24, 2022
LaFleur has all the time been very skilled and isn’t going to say something controversial.
So listening to him rehash the identical factors about Rodgers and the particular groups errors gained’t change a lot for Packers followers.
All anybody needs to know is what Rodgers will resolve this offseason.
Im not believing a phrase LaFleur says from this presser about the way forward for this crew.
— Sam (@Sam__CT) January 24, 2022
Will he stick round?
Can the Packers truly keep away from a rebuild given their wage cap scenario?
Followers are in for an extended and dramatic offseason that’s beginning a lot sooner than anticipated.