Chargers hire Manusky as defensive coordinator

The San Diego Chargers have hired Greg Manusky as defensive

coordinator.

Manusky has signed a two-year contract to replace Ron Rivera,

who was hired Tuesday as head coach of the Carolina Panthers.

Manusky held the same position with the San Francisco 49ers from

2007-10. He was linebackers coach for the Chargers under Marty

Schottenheimer from 2002-06.