Packers stay with Pettine as defensive coordinator
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Green Bay Packers coach Matt LaFleur has decided to stick with Mike Pettine as his defensive coordinator.
In LaFleur's first season, the Packers went from 6-9-1 to 13-3 and the NFC championship game this season as second-year coordinator Pettine improved the defense.
ESPN first reported the decision this week to stick with him.
The Packers gave up 19.6 points per game this year, a huge improvement from the 25 per game a year ago.