#42 Flower Power


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1. Packers hire Matt LaFleur as new head coach, the 15th head coach in Packer history.
2. LaFleur will call plays.
3. LaFleur prefers high percentage passes and zone running scheme. He seems to prefer
short to intermediate passes that have high rates of completion. Loves the screen, both
RB and WR. Ran the “pistol” with QB Marcus Mariota.
4. *LaFleur has coached MVP QB Matt Ryan in 2016. Ryan set career highs in QB rating
(117.1 5th highest in NFL history) led league with 38 TD’s.
5. *QB Robert Griffith III praises him as a “great coach, better guy.”
6. *Former QB Dan Orlovsky played for LaFleur in Houston & St Louis Rams, praises him
for his “intelligence, creativity and teaching techniques.”
7. *Ram coach Sean McVay said he has a “great understanding for offensive football. He
cares about people.”
* per Packers.com

New coaching hires?:
? Nathaniel Hackett - OC
? Mike Pettine - retained as DC

Coaching Subtractions?:
? James Campen - new Associate HC/OL coach
? David Raih - new Arizona WR coach
? Joe Whitt - fired
? Ron Zook - not retained

Coaches in limbo?:
? Joe Philbin - OC
? Jim Hostler - Off Pass Game Coordinator
? Patrick Graham - Def Run Game/ILB
? Frank Cignetti Jr - QB Coach
? Ryan Downard - Def Quality Control
? Maurice Drayton - Asst Special Teams
? Scott McCurley - Def Assistant
? Jerry Montgomery - DL Coach
? Jason Simmons - Secondary Coach

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