GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) - Green Bay Packers Head Coach Matt LaFleur has chosen Nathaniel Hackett to serve has his offensive coordinator.
Hackett spent the last four seasons with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He served as quarterback coach from 2015-16, and then offensive coordinator until late 2018.
Hackett called plays for the Jaguars during his time as OC. In 2017, the Jaguars offense ranked sixth in the NFL and fifth in points. Last season, however, the Jaguars ranked 27th in total offense and struggled with Blake Bortles and Cody Kessler at quarterback. Hackett was let go on Nov. 26.
During Hackett's time in Jacksonville, the offense finished in the top 10 in the NFL in these categories:
Points per game
Yards per game
Rushing yards per game
Rushing yards per carry
Red-zone TD percentage
Goal-to-go TD percentage
Prior to the Jaguars, Hackett spent two seasons with the Buffalo Bills as their offensive coordinator. He’s the son of former college football and NFL coach Paul Hackett.