3. Rebuild Matt LaFleur's coaching staff
Matt LaFleur's seat may become lukewarm by season's end, but it's unlikely to turn red-hot anytime soon. LaFleur led the Packers to three straight 13-win seasons, building one of the league's best offenses around Aaron Rodgers and helping him win consecutive MVPs.
LaFleur takes a share of the blame for the offensive struggles, but it's not his fault he has been given one of the least experienced groups in league history to work with.
That said, LaFleur should seriously consider revamping his coaching staff, beginning with defensive coordinator Joe Barry. LaFleur has remained loyal to Barry despite the Packers' defense consistently falling below expectations during his tenure. Even with all the talent Green Bay has, this unit ranks 16th overall, 30th against the run, and 21st in points allowed.
Finding the right defensive coordinator can make a world of difference -- just ask the Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns. Minnesota ranked 31st in total defense last season. Brian Flores has guided the Vikings to 15th, entering Week 8 this year. The Browns' hire of Jim Schwartz has helped them jump from 14th to first.
Have the special teams improved enough under Rich Bisaccia? Is Adam Stenavich the right choice at offensive coordinator?
LaFleur has shown loyalty to his coaching staff in previous years, but he needs to give an honest assessment at the end of the season and make some significant changes.