GREEN BAY, Wis. — It was a LaFleur household reunion right here this week.
Jets offensive coordinator Mike LaFleur shared the sector together with his brother, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur, throughout joint practices between the groups forward of Saturday’s preseason recreation. Their dad and mom got here right here for the week, they usually had been in a position to spend a little bit little bit of time collectively between practices and conferences.
“I’ve been staying at his place at evening and stuff like that, however normally I get dwelling and I say hello to my mother and pa and we’re off to mattress,” Mike LaFleur stated. “It’s been extra for our household as we’re making an attempt to nonetheless get sleep as a result of we’re in coaching camp mode proper now. Often, once we’re collectively, it’s form of all we’re doing anyhow; it’s speaking ball or hanging out and chilling and taking part in with the youngsters and stuff like that.”
LaFleur is in his first season with the Jets and his first as an offensive coordinator. He shall be rooting for the Packers and his brother this season.
“I’m so pleased with him,” LaFleur stated. “I’m virtually a little bit fanboy after I get to look at Inexperienced Bay, it’s like I root for him a lot greater than I root for myself. So, I’m simply pleased with him and what they’re doing right here. Like I stated earlier, you may completely see this group is jelled, they usually’ll proceed to. And hopefully, they’ll do what all of us need them to do sooner or later.”
The Jets’ operating recreation has proven some promise in coaching camp, however head coach Robert Saleh stated the credit score doesn’t simply go to the offensive line.
“The most important unstated issues that nobody actually, except you’re actually digging in on tape, our receivers are blocking their tails off, they’re digging out safeties, they’re in search of corners, they’re in search of middle-third gamers, they’re cracking linebackers,” Saleh stated. “They’re completely grinding within the run recreation they usually’re those that spring the large ones. The O-line will open up that first degree, it’s that second, third degree that will get sprung by the receivers.”