Coaches

Thursday Thoughts: Joe Barry

Including last Sunday, the Packers now have seven shutouts since 2000. That means keeping another team from scoring has happened only once in every 47 games this century. To commemorate the rare occurrence, today’s entire post is dedicated to Joe…

LaFleur Deserves More Respect

In the history of the National Football League, only a pair of first-time head coaches have won 30 of their first 37 games. One was George Seifert, who took over the 1989 San Francisco 49ers the year after Bill Walsh…

Thursday Thoughts: New Coordinators

General manager Brian Gutekunst spoke to the press for 15 minutes on Tuesday, and he paid homage to the late Ted Thompson by saying nothing of interest. If you’re a fan over 40, you probably miss the far more loquacious…

Packers Add Three Young Coaches

The Green Bay Packers are putting the finishing touches on their 2021 coaching staff. Over the course of the past couple of weeks, Justin Hood, Ryan Mahaffey, and Tim Zetts have been hired by the team. As is very often…

Barry Hired As Defensive Coordinator

Less than 24 hours after Jim Leonhard turned the job down, Matt LaFleur named Joe Barry the Packers’ new defensive coordinator. The 50-year-old will replace Mike Pettine, who’s contract expired last month. Barry spent the past four seasons as assistant…

Pros & Cons Of DC Candidates

The wait continues as Matt LaFleur decides who will replace Mike Pettine as defensive coordinator. At least nine candidates were interviewed earlier this week – ranging from a 38-year-old up-and-comer to someone who coached his first game in the NFL…