Two new coordinators highlight Packers' staff changes

Tom Silverstein
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Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin talks about his new role with the team on Jan. 24, 2018, at Lambeau Field.

Here is a list of the coaching hires and staff position changes announced Wednesday by Packers coach Mike McCarthy.

Offensive coordinator

Hired Indianapolis Colts associate head coach/offensive line Joe Philbin.

Replaces: Edgar Bennett (now Oakland Raiders wide receivers coach).

Defensive coordinator

Hired Seattle Seahawks defensive consultant Mike Pettine.

Replaces: Dom Capers.

Defensive passing game coordinator

Promoted cornerbacks coach Joe Whitt Jr.


Hired New York Giants quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti.

Replaces: Alex Van Pelt (Cincinnati Bengals quarterbacks coach).

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Pass game coordinator

Hired Indianapolis Colts wide receivers coach Jim Hostler.

Wide receivers 

Promoted David Raih from his former position as offensive perimeter coach.

Replaces: Luke Getsy (Mississippi State offensive coordinator).

Run game coordinator/offensive line 

Promoted offensive line coach James Campen.

Defensive line

Rehired assistant defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery after Montgomery briefly left for a job with Texas A&M.

Replaces: Mike Trgovac (Raiders defensive line coach).

Defensive assistant

Rehired inside linebackers coach Scott McCurley after dismissing him the day after the season.

Defensive run game coordinator/inside linebackers

Hired New York Giants defensive line coach Patrick Graham.

Replaces: McCurley.


Promoted assistant special teams coach Jason Simmons.

Replaces: Joe Whitt Jr and Darren Perry.

Special teams assistant

Hired Colts assistant special teams coach Maurice Drayton.

Replaces: Jason Simmons.

Defensive quality control

Hired Bowling Green safeties coach Ryan Downard.

Replaces: Tim McGarigle (Northwestern safeties coach).

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