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New Packers coach Matt LaFleur could keep Joe Philbin on staff

New Packers coach Matt LaFleur could keep Joe Philbin on staff

A source said LaFleur would like to keep defensive coordinator Mike Pettine on board.

The Green Bay Packers have offered their head coaching job to Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur, according to a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter. When team president Mark Murphy fired McCarthy on December 2, he picked Philbin as the interim coach. LaFleur was a fantastic fit with the Titans and appeared to be drawing a lot of interest in from teams to take his vision to the next level.

LaFleur was a quarterbacks coach in Washington and Atlanta in the National Football League, as well as at Notre Dame and has a great reputation as a good coach of quarterbacks.

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Quarterback Aaron Rodgers, 35, will work with former Titans offensive coordinator Matt LaFleur, 39. So it looks like LaFleur in Green Bay.

The search for the Green Bay Packers' 15th head coach in franchise history started early this season after the team fired Mike McCarthy in Week 13 following the loss to the Arizona Cardinals.