ASHBURN, Va. – After multiple outside interviews for their defensive coordinator position, the Redskins decided to stay in-house and promote outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky, the team confirmed Monday.
This is Manusky’s fourth stint as a defensive coordinator, most recently with the Indianapolis Colts from 2012-15. Prior to the Colts, Manusky spent a season as the San Diego Chargers (2011) defensive coordinator. From 2007-2010, he served in the same position for the San Francisco 49ers.
Manusky also played linebacker for the Redskins from 1988-90.
Jay Gruden parted ways with Joe Barry and his defensive staff after a second consecutive season of being in the lower half of total defense.