Hired March 1, 2021, Justin Hood begins his second season as a defensive quality control coach for the Packers. Hood joined Green Bay after serving for two seasons (2019-20) as the secondary coach and defensive pass game coordinator at Kent State.
In 2021, Hood assisted with a defense that ranked in the top 10 in the league in total defense (No. 9, 328.2 ypg), passing defense (No. 10, 219.1 ypg), interceptions (t-No. 6, 18) and takeaways (t-No. 8, 26) The 328.2 yards allowed per game were the fewest by Green Bay since 2010 (309.1 ypg) and the 26 takeaways were the most registered by the Packers since 2014 (27).