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Winston Moss
Assistant Head Coach/Linebackers

Biography

The Green Bay Packers named Winston Moss assistant head coach/linebackers on February 7, 2014.

Moss, who will work with both the inside and outside linebackers, will be entering his ninth season on Green Bay’s coaching staff in 2014, having served as assistant head coach/inside linebackers for the past five seasons (2009-13). He began his time in Green Bay as the linebackers coach in 2006 and served as assistant head coach/linebackers in 2007-08. Since Moss was named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (155), No. 3 in takeaways (211), No. 3 in opponent passer rating (76.9) and No. 6 in points allowed per game (20.8) over that span. He helped guide Green Bay’s defense to back-to-back top-five overall finishes in 2009-10, the first time the Packers had accomplished that feat since 1968-69. Moss has tutored A.J. Hawk, who became the franchise’s all-time tackle leader (1,025) in 2013, since he entered the league in ’06. Hawk has led the team in tackles five times during his career, which ties him with Nick Barnett for the franchise record. Prior to joining Green Bay, Moss worked as a defensive quality control coach with the Seattle Seahawks in 1998, a defensive assistant/quality control with New Orleans in 2000, and linebackers coach for the Saints from 2000-05.

2013 BIO:

  • Joined the Packers on Jan. 19, 2006, as linebackers coach and was named assistant head coach/linebackers on Jan. 15, 2007. His position responsibility was modified to inside linebackers with the addition of Kevin Greene to the coaching staff in 2009.
  • Since being named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (144), No. 3 in total takeaways (189), No. 1 in opponent passer rating (73.8) and No. 5 in points allowed per game (19.8).
  • Helped guide Green Bay’s defense to back-to-back top-five overall finishes (2009-10), the first time the Packers had accomplished that feat since 1968-69.
  • A standout NFL linebacker for 11 seasons, played 155 games (146 starts) with three clubs: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-90), Los Angeles Raiders (1991-94) and Seattle Seahawks (1995-97).
  • Selected by Tampa Bay as the second of two second-round picks in the 1987 draft after lettering four years at the University of Miami (Fla.).

 
Entering his 26th season in the NFL and eighth with the Packers, Winston Moss begins his seventh year in the role of assistant head coach, with inside linebacker responsibilities for the fifth season.

Named to the current post by Head Coach Mike McCarthy on Jan. 15, 2007, Moss impressed McCarthy with his leadership skills when the two worked together for five seasons in New Orleans and again in 2006 in Green Bay. Moss continues to coach linebackers as well, his original duty upon joining the Packers. His position responsibility was modified to inside linebackers in ’09 with the switch to a 3-4 defense and the addition of outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene to the staff.

Since Moss was named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (144), No. 3 in total takeaways (189), No. 1 in opponent passer rating (73.8) and No. 5 in points allowed per game (19.8) over that span.

In 2012, “Buck” LB A.J. Hawk led the team with 142 tackles and added three sacks. With Desmond Bishop (preseason opener) and D.J. Smith (Week 6) lost to season-ending injuries, LB Brad Jones was inserted into the starting lineup at “Mack” LB after playing on the outside in his first three seasons. Jones started the final 10 games and finished the season with a career-high 102 tackles, two sacks, six passes defensed and a forced fumble.

In 2011, Bishop entered the season as the starter for the first time in his career and went on to be named a Pro Bowl alternate, registering career highs with a team-leading 142 tackles and five sacks despite missing three games due to a calf injury.

With Bishop and Hawk both sidelined with injuries in December 2011, a pair of young LBs, second-year man Robert Francois and rookie Smith, were pressed into duty and responded under the direction of Moss. In his two starts, Francois posted 17 total tackles, an interception and a forced fumble. Smith was the lone Green Bay rookie to appear in all 16 games, and his three starts paced the team’s rookies. In those starts, Smith led the team with 30 tackles over that span, while adding an INT vs. Oakland in Week 14.

In 2010, Moss was a member of a staff that helped Green Bay finish No. 2 in the NFL in scoring defense at 15.0 points per game, the team’s best mark since 1996 (13.1). The Packers finished No. 5 in overall defense, the team’s second straight top-five ranking.

After veteran LB Nick Barnett was lost for the season in Week 4 due to a wrist injury, Bishop stepped into the starting role at MLB for the remainder of the season and flourished under Moss’ direction. Bishop finished second on the team with 121 tackles, while posting three sacks. His career-high 10 passes defensed were the most by a Packers LB since John Anderson recorded 15 in 1981.

Hawk played in all 16 contests with 15 starts at BLB and assumed more of an every-down role with nickel LB Brandon Chillar limited to just eight games due to a shoulder injury. Hawk paced the team with 134 tackles, his fifth straight season either leading the team or finishing second in the category. He added a career-high three interceptions, which tied for the lead among NFL linebackers, and matched his career best with nine passes defensed to earn Pro Bowl recognition for the first time in his career.

In ’09, Moss was part of a staff that guided the defense to a No. 2 overall ranking in the NFL, the highest ranking since the ’96 team finished as the No. 1 defense. Green Bay led the NFL in rushing defense for the first time in team history, and its average of 83.3 rushing yards allowed per game set a team record for any season.

Barnett returned from a serious knee injury to start all 16 games at MLB and lead the team in tackles with 122 in ’09, a franchise-record fifth time in his career that he led the squad in tackles, and also register a career-high four sacks.

In 2008, Hawk made a rather seamless transition to middle linebacker to fill Barnett’s spot after he was lost for the season to a torn ACL in Week 10, while Bishop and Chillar both contributed at Hawk’s former weak-side position. In 2007, Barnett was named second-team All-Pro after leading the Packers in tackles for the fourth time in five seasons and posting a (then) career-high 3½ sacks along with two INTs and numerous big plays late in games.

Moss spent a total of six seasons with the Saints, where he also coached linebackers. Originally hired by the Saints in 2000 as defensive assistant/quality control, he was promoted to linebackers coach near the end of that season to replace John Bunting, who departed to become head coach at the University of North Carolina. Moss began his coaching career in 1998 as a defensive quality-control assistant for the Seattle Seahawks, the club for whom he played his final three NFL seasons.

A veteran of 11 seasons and 155 NFL games (146 starts), the former linebacker played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-90) and the Los Angeles Raiders (1991-94), in addition to the Seahawks (1995-97). Over the course of his career, Moss recorded 768 tackles, 20½ sacks, six INTs and a fumble recovery for a TD.

In 1993, when he led the Raiders in tackles on a team that advanced to the AFC Divisional playoffs, he earned the Ed Block Courage Award after a vote of his teammates. Moss also was a three-time defensive captain and received the 1996 NFL Players Association Unsung Hero Award while with the Seahawks.

A four-year letterman at the University of Miami (Fla.), he and current Packers senior personnel executive Alonzo Highsmith helped the Hurricanes win the national championship after the 1983 season under Howard Schnellenberger.

Born Dec. 24, 1965, in Miami, Fla., Moss attended Miami (Fla.) Southridge High School and was an all-state linebacker. Moss and his wife, Zoila, have three sons, Winston Jr., 19, Robert, 14, and Marcus, 11, and two daughters, Victoria, 18, and Isabella, 5. In his spare time, Moss enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

The Green Bay Packers named Winston Moss assistant head coach/linebackers on February 7, 2014.

Moss, who will work with both the inside and outside linebackers, will be entering his ninth season on Green Bay’s coaching staff in 2014, having served as assistant head coach/inside linebackers for the past five seasons (2009-13). He began his time in Green Bay as the linebackers coach in 2006 and served as assistant head coach/linebackers in 2007-08. Since Moss was named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (155), No. 3 in takeaways (211), No. 3 in opponent passer rating (76.9) and No. 6 in points allowed per game (20.8) over that span. He helped guide Green Bay’s defense to back-to-back top-five overall finishes in 2009-10, the first time the Packers had accomplished that feat since 1968-69. Moss has tutored A.J. Hawk, who became the franchise’s all-time tackle leader (1,025) in 2013, since he entered the league in ’06. Hawk has led the team in tackles five times during his career, which ties him with Nick Barnett for the franchise record. Prior to joining Green Bay, Moss worked as a defensive quality control coach with the Seattle Seahawks in 1998, a defensive assistant/quality control with New Orleans in 2000, and linebackers coach for the Saints from 2000-05.

2013 BIO:

  • Joined the Packers on Jan. 19, 2006, as linebackers coach and was named assistant head coach/linebackers on Jan. 15, 2007. His position responsibility was modified to inside linebackers with the addition of Kevin Greene to the coaching staff in 2009.
  • Since being named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (144), No. 3 in total takeaways (189), No. 1 in opponent passer rating (73.8) and No. 5 in points allowed per game (19.8).
  • Helped guide Green Bay’s defense to back-to-back top-five overall finishes (2009-10), the first time the Packers had accomplished that feat since 1968-69.
  • A standout NFL linebacker for 11 seasons, played 155 games (146 starts) with three clubs: the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-90), Los Angeles Raiders (1991-94) and Seattle Seahawks (1995-97).
  • Selected by Tampa Bay as the second of two second-round picks in the 1987 draft after lettering four years at the University of Miami (Fla.).

 
Entering his 26th season in the NFL and eighth with the Packers, Winston Moss begins his seventh year in the role of assistant head coach, with inside linebacker responsibilities for the fifth season.

Named to the current post by Head Coach Mike McCarthy on Jan. 15, 2007, Moss impressed McCarthy with his leadership skills when the two worked together for five seasons in New Orleans and again in 2006 in Green Bay. Moss continues to coach linebackers as well, his original duty upon joining the Packers. His position responsibility was modified to inside linebackers in ’09 with the switch to a 3-4 defense and the addition of outside linebackers coach Kevin Greene to the staff.

Since Moss was named assistant head coach in 2007, the Packers rank No. 1 in the NFL in interceptions (144), No. 3 in total takeaways (189), No. 1 in opponent passer rating (73.8) and No. 5 in points allowed per game (19.8) over that span.

In 2012, “Buck” LB A.J. Hawk led the team with 142 tackles and added three sacks. With Desmond Bishop (preseason opener) and D.J. Smith (Week 6) lost to season-ending injuries, LB Brad Jones was inserted into the starting lineup at “Mack” LB after playing on the outside in his first three seasons. Jones started the final 10 games and finished the season with a career-high 102 tackles, two sacks, six passes defensed and a forced fumble.

In 2011, Bishop entered the season as the starter for the first time in his career and went on to be named a Pro Bowl alternate, registering career highs with a team-leading 142 tackles and five sacks despite missing three games due to a calf injury.

With Bishop and Hawk both sidelined with injuries in December 2011, a pair of young LBs, second-year man Robert Francois and rookie Smith, were pressed into duty and responded under the direction of Moss. In his two starts, Francois posted 17 total tackles, an interception and a forced fumble. Smith was the lone Green Bay rookie to appear in all 16 games, and his three starts paced the team’s rookies. In those starts, Smith led the team with 30 tackles over that span, while adding an INT vs. Oakland in Week 14.

In 2010, Moss was a member of a staff that helped Green Bay finish No. 2 in the NFL in scoring defense at 15.0 points per game, the team’s best mark since 1996 (13.1). The Packers finished No. 5 in overall defense, the team’s second straight top-five ranking.

After veteran LB Nick Barnett was lost for the season in Week 4 due to a wrist injury, Bishop stepped into the starting role at MLB for the remainder of the season and flourished under Moss’ direction. Bishop finished second on the team with 121 tackles, while posting three sacks. His career-high 10 passes defensed were the most by a Packers LB since John Anderson recorded 15 in 1981.

Hawk played in all 16 contests with 15 starts at BLB and assumed more of an every-down role with nickel LB Brandon Chillar limited to just eight games due to a shoulder injury. Hawk paced the team with 134 tackles, his fifth straight season either leading the team or finishing second in the category. He added a career-high three interceptions, which tied for the lead among NFL linebackers, and matched his career best with nine passes defensed to earn Pro Bowl recognition for the first time in his career.

In ’09, Moss was part of a staff that guided the defense to a No. 2 overall ranking in the NFL, the highest ranking since the ’96 team finished as the No. 1 defense. Green Bay led the NFL in rushing defense for the first time in team history, and its average of 83.3 rushing yards allowed per game set a team record for any season.

Barnett returned from a serious knee injury to start all 16 games at MLB and lead the team in tackles with 122 in ’09, a franchise-record fifth time in his career that he led the squad in tackles, and also register a career-high four sacks.

In 2008, Hawk made a rather seamless transition to middle linebacker to fill Barnett’s spot after he was lost for the season to a torn ACL in Week 10, while Bishop and Chillar both contributed at Hawk’s former weak-side position. In 2007, Barnett was named second-team All-Pro after leading the Packers in tackles for the fourth time in five seasons and posting a (then) career-high 3½ sacks along with two INTs and numerous big plays late in games.

Moss spent a total of six seasons with the Saints, where he also coached linebackers. Originally hired by the Saints in 2000 as defensive assistant/quality control, he was promoted to linebackers coach near the end of that season to replace John Bunting, who departed to become head coach at the University of North Carolina. Moss began his coaching career in 1998 as a defensive quality-control assistant for the Seattle Seahawks, the club for whom he played his final three NFL seasons.

A veteran of 11 seasons and 155 NFL games (146 starts), the former linebacker played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1987-90) and the Los Angeles Raiders (1991-94), in addition to the Seahawks (1995-97). Over the course of his career, Moss recorded 768 tackles, 20½ sacks, six INTs and a fumble recovery for a TD.

In 1993, when he led the Raiders in tackles on a team that advanced to the AFC Divisional playoffs, he earned the Ed Block Courage Award after a vote of his teammates. Moss also was a three-time defensive captain and received the 1996 NFL Players Association Unsung Hero Award while with the Seahawks.

A four-year letterman at the University of Miami (Fla.), he and current Packers senior personnel executive Alonzo Highsmith helped the Hurricanes win the national championship after the 1983 season under Howard Schnellenberger.

Born Dec. 24, 1965, in Miami, Fla., Moss attended Miami (Fla.) Southridge High School and was an all-state linebacker. Moss and his wife, Zoila, have three sons, Winston Jr., 19, Robert, 14, and Marcus, 11, and two daughters, Victoria, 18, and Isabella, 5. In his spare time, Moss enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.

 

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