Report: Packers fill wide receivers coaching position

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - The Green Bay Packers have hired Jim Hostler as their new wide receivers coach according to Alex Marvez of Sporting News.

Hostler spent the three seasons with the Indianapolis Colts as their wide receivers coach (2015) and then their tight end coach (2016-17).

He will replace Luke Getsy who left to be offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach for Mississippi State.

Hostler has 18 years of NFL experience with seven teams: the Kansas City Chiefs (2000), New Orleans Saints (2001-2), New York Jets (2003-4), San Francisco 49ers (2005-7), Baltimore Ravens (2008-13), Buffalo Bills (2014), Colts (2015-17).

Packers Head Coach Mike McCarthy was his offensive coordinator in 2005 while Hostler was the 49ers quarterbacks coach. Hostler took over as the 49ers offensive coordinator in 2007. San Francisco had the worst ranked offense in the league during one year as the offensive coordinator.

COACHING TIMELINE
Kansas City Chiefs - Offensive Assistant/Quality Control (2000)

New Orleans Saints - Offensive Assistant/Quality Control (2001)

New Orleans Saints - Assistant Wide Receivers/Offensive Assistant/Quality Control (2001)

New York Jets - Quarterbacks (2003)

New York Jets - Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers (2004)

San Francisco 49ers - Quarterbacks (2005-6)

San Francisco 49ers - Offensive Coordinator (2007)

Baltimore Ravens - Wide Receivers (2008-13)

Buffalo Bills - Senior Offensive Assistant (2014)

Indianapolis Colts - Wide Receivers (2015)

Indianapolis Colts - Tight Ends (2016-17)