The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot and running backs coach Sam Gash, Head Coach Mike McCarthy announced Tuesday.
Fontenot originally joined the Packers in the summer of 2006 as a coaching intern and remained with the team that season as an offensive assistant. Before being named the tight ends coach in 2012, he was the running backs coach in 2011 and the assistant offensive line coach from 2007-10. In Fontenot’s 10 seasons as a member of the Packers coaching staff, Green Bay finished in the top 10 in the NFL in total offense and scoring eight times. Over the past two seasons, he has helped in the development of 2014 third-round draft pick
“It’s been a pleasure to work with Jerry for the past 10 seasons,” said McCarthy. “He has given a lot to this organization and has been a big part of our success. We wish Jerry, Stephanie and their family all the best moving forward.”
Gash joined the Packers as running backs coach in 2014. In his first season, he helped
“I would like to thank Sam for his contributions to the team over the past two seasons,” said McCarthy. “We hope for the best for Sam, Alicia and their family in the future.”