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Matt LaFleur

Head Coach

Biography

  • Named the Packers' 15th head coach on Jan. 8, 2019.
  • In his first season with the Packers in 2019, led the team to a 13-3 record, a 6-0 mark in NFC North games, a division title and the No. 2 seed in the NFC.
  • Became the first coach to guide the Packers to the playoffs in his first season and led the biggest one-year win improvement in team history (plus-seven wins).
  • Became only the fifth coach in NFL history to win 13-plus regular-season games in his first season as a head coach (Jim Caldwell, George Seifert, Jim Harbaugh, Steve Mariucci).
  • Is entering his 12th season in the NFL in 2020, having also served as an offensive coordinator for two seasons (Los Angeles Rams, 2017; Tennessee Titans, 2018), a quarterbacks coach for six seasons (Washington Redskins, 2010-13; Atlanta Falcons, 2015-16) and an offensive assistant for two seasons (Houston Texans, 2008-09).
  • During his first 10 seasons in the NFL, was a part of offensive staffs that helped their teams rank in the top 10 in the league in total yards seven times (2008-09, 2012-13, 2015-17). Was on a staff that helped its offense finish in the top five in the league in scoring three times, highlighted by No. 1 rankings in 2016 with the Falcons and in 2017 with the Rams.
  • In his lone season with Tennessee in 2018, guided the offense to a No. 7 league ranking in rushing (126.4 ypg) and helped the Titans post 18 giveaways, tied for the third fewest in a season in team history (17 in 2008 and 2019).
  • Helped the Rams lead the league in scoring with an average of 29.9 points per game in 2017, more than doubling their average from 2016 (14.0 ppg) as they became the first team in the Super Bowl era to go from last to first in the NFL in scoring in one season.
  • Tutored Falcons QB Matt Ryan, who led the league with a 117.1 passer rating in 2016, the sixth highest in a season in NFL history, on his way to being named NFL Most Valuable Player and Offensive Player of the Year by The Associated Press.
  • Coached rookie QB Robert Griffin III with the Redskins in 2012, who became the first QB in team history to win AP Offensive Rookie of the Year and the first Redskins rookie QB to be selected to the Pro Bowl.
  • Began his coaching career in 2003 at his alma mater, Saginaw Valley State. Has six seasons of coaching experience at the collegiate level, having also worked at Central Michigan (2004-05), Northern Michigan (2006), Ashland University (2007) and Notre Dame (2014).
  • Played QB at Saginaw Valley State (2000-02), where he guided the Cardinals to three straight NCAA Division II playoff appearances and earned second-team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference honors in all three seasons.

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