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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 18:55:27 -0800
The Green Bay Packers could name wide receivers coach Edgar Bennett or tight ends coach Jerry Fontenot as their new running backs coach. Both have coached running backs in the past.
Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:56:44 -0800
The Miami Dolphins may be interested in Green Bay Packers wide receivers coach Edgar Bennett for their vacant offensive coordinator position.
Sat, 21 Jan 2012 08:12:45 -0800
Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin may be interested in adding Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Tom Clements, wide receivers coach Edgar Bennett and tight ends coach Ben McAdoo to his coaching staff.
Fri, 25 Feb 2011 21:34:55 -0800
The Green Bay Packers named running backs coach Edgar Bennett as their new receivers coach Friday, Feb. 25, reports Pete Dougherty, of the Green Bay Press-Gazette. Bennett was a running back for eight seasons in the NFL, and it's the only position he's coached in six seasons as an NFL assistant. However, he won over head coach Mike McCarthy with his preparation and attention to deal. "At the end of the day the guy jumped through the door to do the job," McCarthy said. Bennett replaces Jimmy Robinson, who left to become the assistant head coach-receivers coach with the Dallas Cowboys.
Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:14:46 -0700
The Green Bay Packers think rookie RB James Starks may have the athletic ability to force his way onto the field at times this year, reports Pete Dougherty, of The Green Bay Press-Gazette. Running backs coach Edgar Bennett said Starks is explosive, has a good change of direction and good hands coming out of the backfield. How he handles pass protection may go a long way into his playing time. The team is also looking at him as a possible long-term replacement for RB Ryan Grant, who has two years remaining on his contract.
Tue, 18 Nov 2008 12:08:46 -0800
Tom Silverstein, of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, reports Green Bay Packers RB Brandon Jackson rushed for 50 yards on 10 carries in the team's Week 11 game and the coaches were impressed. "When he gets his opportunities, the kid makes the most of it. That's how it has to be. When he's thrown into the mix, you just pick up and go. Yesterday, he did a fantastic job again, as far as breaking tackles, showing burst, showing good strength," running backs coach Edgar Bennett said.
Tue, 17 Jan 2006 11:15:46 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have named Edgar Bennett as their running backs coach.
Mon, 16 Jan 2006 14:17:57 -0800
Jason Wilde, of the Wisconsin State Journal, reports Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and offensive coordinator Jeff Jagodzinski plan to meet with running backs coach Edgar Bennett, tight ends coach Joe Philbin and assistant offensive line coach James Campen. "You'd like to have the staff done yesterday," said McCarthy. "(But) we're going to move forward - due diligence is critical, chemistry is critical - (and) Jeff is going to have a big part in every guy we hire of the offensive assistants."
Sun, 24 Jul 2005 14:51:12 -0700
Packers.com reports former Green Bay Packers RB Edgar Bennett was inducted into the team's Hall of Fame Saturday, July 23. He is currently the team's running backs coach.
Fri, 28 Jan 2005 09:28:40 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have named Edgar Bennett as their new running backs coach, replacing previous running backs coach Johnny Roland, who will accept a similar position with the New Orleans Saints. Bennett was the Packers' leading rusher in 1996 when they won the Super Bowl. For the past four years, Bennett has been in charge of the team's player development department.
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