According to a report by Alex Marvez, the Jets have hired former Green Bay Packers OLB coach Kevin Greene to fill the same vacant position in New York.
Greene is a member of the hall of fame and enjoyed an illustrious career with 5 teams, reaching 5 Pro Bowls and leading the NFL in sacks on two occasions. He was named to the 1990's NFL all-decade team and later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2016.
He recorded 773 tackles, 160 sacks and 23 forced fumbles in his career, and at times he was simply unblockable, most notably in 1994 with the Steelers and 1996/1998 with the Panthers. Greene would go on to have 10 seasons with double digit sack numbers.
Clay Matthews has had four years in his career where he's reached double digit sack numbers, Kevin Greene coached him in three of those years.
The Jets have a young core of OLB’s who need an experienced hand to get the best out of them. Kevin Greene has that in abundance. If I were Lorenzo Mauldin or Jordan Jenkins or Freddie Bishop, of even someone like Frank Beltre...I'd be pretty excited about this hire.
He does have coaching experience in the NFL having spent time with the Green Bay Packers between 2009 and 2013, winning a Super Bowl with them in 2011. He did step away from coaching to spend time with his wife and kids, being a native of Schenectady New York, he can now have the best of both worlds with the Jets.