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GREEN BAY – Matt LaFleur isn’t sure what he can do to fix all of this. But the Green Bay Packers head coach vowed on Saturday evening he would try.
On the day Yahoo! Sports reported that Aaron Rodgers, the NFL’s MVP champion, had told the team he would not return as long as Brian Gutekunst was general manager and Mark Murphy, the team’s president / CEO, publicly admitted there was “. Problem “between the team and the LaFleur defender sounds like someone stuck in the middle.
LaFleur and Rodgers have been trying to build strong relationships and working friendships over the past two seasons, even after Rodgers ‘relationship with his former head coach Mike McCarthy has changed – and it seems Rodgers’ displeasure with the organization will. Nothing What to do with coaches like Gutekunst and Murphy had previously flown to the West to speak to Rodgers.
“I know the report there. I mean, this guy is our quarterback, he leads our team and I want nothing more than to see him back in Packer uniform, ”LaFleur said on a Zoom call after the three-day NFL draft approached. come
“We’ve been able to achieve a lot in the past two years – two NFC Championship games in a row. I know the season doesn’t end as we want. But, in my eyes, he’s the coolest guy ever done. I don’t care (don’t do) the Super Bowls or anything, we want him to come back here. ”