5 Packers players and coaches on the hot seat entering Week 11

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3. Matt LaFleur

Matt LaFleur will probably get at least one more season, but should he?

Putting together three straight 13-win seasons helps LaFleur's case. He is an excellent offensive mind, having coached under Kyle Shanahan and Sean McVay. But is he the right coach to lead the Packers into the future?

One area of concern is LaFleur's ability to build a staff around him. He has made some questionable hires and then remained loyal to them for too long. Joe Barry is the perfect example of this. Barry's defense has underperformed every season since LaFleur hired him.

Barry's track record as an NFL defensive coordinator speaks for itself. He lasted two seasons in Detroit, with his defenses ranking 32nd in both years. His time as Washington's defensive coordinator also lasted two seasons, with his unit finishing 28th both years.

Yet LaFleur continues to stick with Barry, even though a Packers defense filled with first-rounders, All-Pros, and Pro Bowlers consistently falls short of expectations.

LaFleur has struggled to feature the star players on offense this season. Aaron Jones has not had enough opportunities during LaFleur's entire tenure, not just this year. Christian Watson is struggling, and LaFleur is only now finding ways to play to Luke Musgrave's strengths by allowing him to stretch offenses vertically.

Make no mistake: LaFleur is an excellent coach. The Packers will likely stick with him, and that's probably the right call. But his seat may be getting warmer than we previously thought.