Greene played for capers for two years as a steeler and then followed capers to carolina when capers was named the first head. Kevin greene will be remembered for his long blond hair his charisma and the havoc he created for opposing quarterbacks.
After retiring as a player greene spent five seasons 2009 2013 with the packers as the outside linebackers coach for dom capers 3 4 defense.
Kevin greene dom capers. In his 15 years in the nfl and his many other years coaching and raising a family he earned that designation many times over. Greene brought that expertise and experience to coaching joining the packers staff when dom capers was hired as defensive coordinator in 2009 which coincided with outside linebacker clay. Kevin greene simply loved to play the game of football former panthers coach dom capers said.
He helped develop clay matthews into a star and won. The hall of fame linebacker considered one of the fiercest pass rushers. Greene spent five seasons on mike mccarthy s coaching staff in green bay where he worked under his former coach dom capers in teaching the 3 4 defensive scheme he excelled in as a player.
Kevin darwin greene july 31 1962 december 21 2020. As dom capers his coach in pittsburgh and carolina described him. He played the way you re supposed to with a passion that was contagious through the entire team.
Dom capers who coached greene in pittsburgh and carolina praised his great passion for the game. On january 26 2009 greene was hired as an outside linebackers coach for the green bay packers by dom capers. Kevin greene a pro football hall of fame linebacker and key component of the green bay packers coaching staff on the 2010 super bowl championship team has died at the age of 58.
Pro football hall of fame class of 2016 inductee and former pittsburgh steelers linebacker kevin greene holds up his hall of fame ring after receiving it during a half time ceremony during a. He influenced everybody that he was around. Mccarthy was asked for his thoughts on greene during his monday evening press conference and he reflected fondly.
Kevin greene was a leader. The packers were transitioning into a 3 4 base defense from their traditional 4 3 base. He had an infectious personality.