The Packers want to bring back former wide receivers coach Luke Getsy, whose outstanding work with the receivers during his time here and familiarity with quarterback Aaron Rodgers would make him a good fit, Tom Silverstein and Jim Owczarski of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel report.
Getsy left the Packers after the 2017 season to accept the offensive coordinator’s job with his mentor, Mississippi State head coach Joe Moorhead.
The Packers are hoping there’s enough mutual interest to lure Getsy back into the pro game and are expected to talk to him soon. More than likely, the Packers had to get permission from Moorhead to interview the 33-year-old Getsy.
Getsy spent four years with the Packers (2014-17), starting as an offensive assistant and working his way up to receivers coach in 2016. He immediately introduced some unusual training drills, including juggling tennis balls and footballs and catching falling bricks before they hit the ground, in an attempt to improve head-eye coordination.
If Getsy takes the job, he would oversee developing the Packers’ three young wide receivers, Marquez Valdes-Scantling, Equanimeous St. Brown and J’Mon Moore. Valdes-Scantling and St. Brown both flashed some ability last year and the Packers are counting on all three of the rookies to contribute more.