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Packers will not retain Ron Zook, per report

Packers will not retain Ron Zook, per report
Published On: Thu, Jan 10
Oct 16, 2016; Green Bay, WI, USA; Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley (11) carries the ball asGreen Bay Packers safety Kentrell Brice (29) defends during the second quarter at Lambeau Field. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Now that theA Green Bay PackersA have their next head coach in place, they can turn their attention to the assistant coaches.A According to ESPNa€™s Rob Demovsky, special-teams coordinator Ron Zook will not return in 2019 as part of Matt LaFleura€™s staff.

As Demovsky notes, the news comes as little surprise. Zook, a former colleague of then-Packers head coach Mike McCarthy, originally joined the team as a special-teams assistant in 2014. McCarthy promoted Zook to coordinator afterA Brandon Bosticka€™s ill-fated kickoff recovery contributed to Green Baya€™s demise in the NFC title game later that season. Zook ran special teams for the remainder of McCarthya€™s tenure.

Though Green Bay enjoyed a slight uptick in performance under Zook initially, his special-teams units nosedived soon thereafter.A 

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