All 15 head coaches in Packers history ranked from worst to best

  • The greatest coach in NFL history?
  • An underappreciated team legend?
  • Where does Matt LaFleur fall?
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6. Mike Sherman (2000-05)

Mike Sherman became the head coach of the Green Bay Packers in 2000 which started off with five straight winning seasons and three division titles from 2002-04. Sherman's Packers won a couple of playoff games and he was relatively successful as the team's head coach with a record of 57-39, but the Packers went a very disappointing 4-12 in the 2005 season after Sherman signed an extension, and he was fired.

Sherman was in a really tough spot that particular season as the Packers had lost some key players to injury, but the franchise was obviously not about to tolerate that level of losing since the team was in a stretch, at that time, of not having a single losing season since 1991.

Sherman doubled as the Packers' GM from 2001-04 before the team hired Ted Thompson in 2005, and that move was sort of writing on the wall for Sherman, who would be replaced in the 2006 offseason.

5. Matt LaFleur (2019-present)

The story is still being written for Matt LaFleur's Packers, but as of right now, his .690 winning percentage in charge of the team holds up as one of the best among all active head coaches in the NFL.

LaFleur is part of the illustrious and very fruitful Shanahan coaching tree, having worked under both Mike Shanahan and Kyle Shanahan at his different stops. He also worked with/for Sean McVay and Mike Vrabel, so he's got an extensive coaching tree that has helped get him where he is today.

The pressure is now on LaFleur more than ever as four-time NFL MVP Aaron Rodgers is no longer his quarterback. LaFleur and GM Brian Gutekunst traded up in the first round of the 2020 NFL Draft to select Jordan Love, who will finally replace Rodgers this year for the Packers.

LaFleur's .690 winning percentage is the 2nd-best in Packers history...for now.