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Aaron Rodgers Reveals Why He Was Screaming At Matt LaFleur During Cowboys Game

Packers HC Matt LaFleur with QB Aaron Rodgers 

Packers HC Matt LaFleur with QB Aaron Rodgers 

Stop us if you've heard this one before - Packers' quarterback Aaron Rodgers was visibly upset on the sidelines Sunday. 

In a story that seems to reemerge every couple of weeks, Rodgers again is facing criticism after cameras caught the quarterback screaming at head coach Matt LaFleur in the final moments of regulation during Green Bay's Week 10 win against Dallas. 

According to an NESN article posted Monday, the cause for this heated exchange was LaFleur's conservative late-game play-calling which led to Green Bay punting on their last possession in regulation.  

Check out the video of Rodgers and LaFleur here.

"Aaron Rodgers shows frustration towards Matt LaFleur after the third-down play call," FOX Sports NFL tweeted Sunday. 

With just under two minutes remaining and the score tied at 28, LaFleur called running plays on first and second down to leave the Packers with a third-and-1 on their own 42 yard line. 

After an incomplete pass on that third down, Rodgers went straight to LaFleur and shared several choice words with his head coach. 

Following the Packers' win, Rodgers explained what made him so frustrated and didn't sugar-coat his opinion on LaFleur's end-of-game play calls:

"Just every single play call, probably. Yeah, I felt like we were like 30 yards from ending the game in regulation. And also felt like it was two-minute (offense) so I was going to be calling those (plays). And I was in a pretty good rhythm, obviously I didn’t have a ton of attempts tonight, but I felt like I was in a pretty good rhythm. I felt like I threw the ball just about exactly where I wanted to tonight. So I wanted a chance to go win the game.”

LaFleur, as he's done several times this season, took the blame for the late-game errors and credited his quarterback for making up for his "indecision." 

"A lot of times we get in those situations we give Aaron a ton of freedom to run the show. And he does a great job of it,” said LaFleur. “So, hindsight is 20-20, but that was on me. Totally.”

Rodgers and LaFleur will need to brush off this dust-up quickly as the Packers prepare for a matchup with the Tennessee Titans in Week 11.