Latest Matt LaFleur News

Adams’ injury paved way for Jones’ breakout year for Packers

Nov. 14, 2019 8:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A single injury changed everything for the Green Bay Packers’ offense this season. Davante Adams caught 10 passes for a career-high 180 yards in the Packers’ Week 4 matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. With 10:45 left in the fourth quarter, the two-time Pro Bowl...

Aaron Jones, not Rodgers, proving to be Packers' MVP

Nov. 11, 2019 6:46 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — It's been a while since the Green Bay Packers had a dominant force at running back. Eddie Lacy was Green Bay's previous 1,000-yard rusher. That was five years ago. Aaron Jones had another big game in a win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, and the third-year back continues to...

Packers' Jones scores 3 TDs in 24-16 win over Carolina

Nov. 10, 2019 11:25 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — A matchup featuring two MVP candidates turned into a stage for a third player to make his case to be included in the MVP conversation. Preston Smith and Green Bay's defense stopped MVP candidate Christian McCaffrey at the goal line as time expired and the Packers defeated the...

McCaffrey distraught following Panthers' loss at Lambeau

Nov. 10, 2019 11:00 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Christian McCaffrey was noticeably distraught following the Panthers' loss on Sunday. The MVP candidate sat with his head in his hands in the locker room after he was stopped just short of the end zone as time expired in a 24-16 loss to the Packers at Lambeau Field. A brief replay...

The Latest: Break up the Dolphins! They've won 2 in a row!

Nov. 10, 2019 7:21 PM EST

The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Break up the Dolphins. Miami was tanking, they said. Didn't want to win a game, they said. Trying to go 0-16, they said. Ha! Miami won its second game in a row Sunday, edging the Indianapolis Colts 16-12 thanks to an 11-yard TD run by Ryan...

Rodgers wants more 'juice' following dry performance in LA

Nov. 7, 2019 8:11 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers couldn't quite put his finger on it, but the two-time MVP knew something was missing last Sunday. Rodgers was sacked three times, and the Green Bay Packers' offense had its most anemic performance under coach Matt LaFleur in a 26-11 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers. "It...

Calling plays in NFL a challenge for some rookie NFL coaches

Nov. 6, 2019 3:01 AM EST

Maybe Sean McVay made it all look just too easy. McVay coached the Los Angeles Rams to the playoffs each of his first two seasons, including the Super Bowl in February. He proved such a perfect match with quarterback Jared Goff that six of eight NFL teams hiring this offseason turned to offensive-minded coaches...

Yellow flags, red flags, black eyes for NFL's 100th season

Nov. 5, 2019 4:19 PM EST

The NFL's 100th season has not been worth celebrating even if the history of the league is. Several teams are tanking, penalties are wrecking the flow of games, some of the biggest stars have been sidelined, the new pass interference rule appears to have been adapted only to quiet the uproar that started after...

Rodgers on loss at LA: 'good slice of humble pie for us'

Nov. 4, 2019 8:03 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — For the first time in Matt LaFleur's first year as Green Bay Packers coach, his team has hit some adversity. The Packers rolled into Los Angeles against the Chargers with a four-game winning streak but lost 26-11 on Sunday. The Packers struggled on offense, defense and special teams...

Rodgers rips Packers' road focus after blowout loss to Bolts

Nov. 3, 2019 9:46 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — There's a saying around the NBA about visiting teams that play terribly at Staples Center after spending the previous evening out enjoying Hollywood's innumerable pleasures for young millionaires. LA nightlife is undefeated. Aaron Rodgers wouldn't go so far as to say explicitly that...