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Monday, January 26, 2009
Kevin Greene heading to Green Bay -- as a coach

By Kevin Seifert

Posted by's Kevin Seifert

Interesting move in Green Bay, where new defensive coordinator Dom Capers reportedly will hire one of his former players to coach outside linebackers in the Packers' new 3-4 scheme.

Kevin Greene, a two-time NFL sack leader, has agreed to join the coaching staff, according to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. The move will shift assistant head coach Winston Moss to inside linebackers coach, according to the report. Moss previously had responsibility for all linebackers.

Greene was a highly successful player and is a believer in Capers' system. He has almost no experience as an NFL assistant, but Greene's presence will help Capers instill his vision of how a 3-4 outside linebacker should play.

Based on media reports and announcements, here is the way the Packers' new defensive coaching staff appears to be shaping up: