Originally created 02/28/04

Pack hires Vince Tobin as special assistant



GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Former Arizona Cardinals coach Vince Tobin was hired Friday by the Green Bay Packers.

Coach Mike Sherman said Tobin will help on offense, defense and special teams as well as with game plans and scouting.

The Packers also promoted Joe Philbin to tight ends and assistant offensive line coach and hired James Campen as assistant offensive line coach.

Tobin coached the Cardinals from 1996-2000. He was the Detroit Lions defensive coordinator in 2001 and was out of football the last two seasons.