Packers head coach Mike McCarthy announced Thursday he'll delegate play-calling duties to associate head coach Tom Clements. (Feb. 12, 2015) Jim Matthews, Press-Gazette Media
The Green Bay Packers officially have announced the changes to their 2015 coaching staff.
Tom Clements, the team's offensive coordinator since 2012, will step into the role of associate head coach/offense. He'll also handle play-calling duties.
Receivers coach Edgar Bennett was promoted to offensive coordinator. He was running backs coach from 2005 to 2010 before moving to receivers the past four seasons. Quarterbacks coach Alex Van Pelt also will be responsible for coaching receivers.
Ron Zook replaces Shawn Slocum as special-teams coordinator. The former Florida and Illinois coach joined the staff last year as Slocum's assistant. He'll be assisted by Jason Simmons, who was the No. 3 assistant last season.
The Packers also made the hiring of former San Francisco 49ers offensive line coach Mike Solari and Oklahoma defensive line coach Jerry Montgomery official. Solari will assist James Campen in coaching the Packers' offensive line. Montgomery will be a defensive front assistant.
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