Former Packers DC Dom Capers joins Vikings staff

Green Bay Packers assistant coach Dom Capers before an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns in Green Bay, Wis. Friday, Aug. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Jeffery Phelps)

MINNEAPOLIS (WSAW) -- Dom Capers was the Packers defensive coordinator from 2009-2017, but was fired by Mike McCarthy for Mike Pettine. Now, Capers is joining the Vikings as a senior defensive assistant.

During his tenure with the Packers, Capers introduced a 3-4 defensive system. During his first season, the Packers defense ranked second in the league.

Capers was also a part of the Packers to the Super Bowl in 2011. That season Green Bay's defense ranked fifth best in the league.