Based on that and the Aug. 6 date for the Family Night Scrimmage, training camp will (hopefully)…
Shakeup Takes Fontenot Down New Path
After a 16-year NFL career, Jerry Fontenot spent one year providing football commentary for WGN and ESPN Chicago. "I did that long enough to know that I wanted to be back in the game somehow," Fontenot, the Green Bay Packers' new running backs coach, told Packer Report on Tuesday morning. Fontenot, a third-round draft pick by Chicago in 1989, played with New Orleans from 2000 through 2003, when Packers coach Mike McCarthy was the Saints' offensive coordinator. After concluding his playing career in Cincinnati in 2004 and ditching the helmet for a microphone in 2005. Fontenot and McCarthy were reunited in 2006 in Green Bay, with McCarthy — the first-time head coach — adding Fontenot as a coaching intern for training camp and eventually keeping him for the entire season. "When Mike got the job up here, I called him up and...
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