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Report: Redskins to hire former Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky as linebackers coach

According to FOX Sports' Alex Marvez, the Washington Redskins will hire former Colts defensive coordinator Greg Manusky as their outside linebackers coach.

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The Indianapolis Colts are in the midst of replacing most of their coaching staff, and that included changing defensive coordinators as they fired Greg Manusky and hired Ted Monachino.  According to FOX Sports' Alex Marvez, Manusky has found another job, as the Washington Redskins will hire him as their outside linebackers coach.

According to Hogs Haven, the Redskins didn't have a coach filling the position last year, so Manusky will be stepping into it now to work under defensive coordinator Joe Barry and head coach Jay Gruden.  Manusky spent the past four seasons as the defensive coordinator for the Colts, and while the defense wasn't too impressive during his tenure, the general opinion in Indianapolis was that Manusky did the most he possibly could with the talent that he was given.  In other words, he wasn't given a ton to work with on defense and did a good job getting out of them what he could.  He won't be taking the coordinator position with the Redskins, but he'll be getting back into coaching with this position in Washington.

Before his time in Indianapolis (2012-2015), Manusky was the defensive coordinator for the San Diego Chargers (2011) and the San Francisco 49ers (2007-2010).  He was also the linebackers coach for the Chargers (2002-2006) and the Redskins (2001).  He also was an NFL linebacker for 12 seasons, playing for the Redskins, Vikings, and Chiefs.  So this is a return to Washington for Manusky, as he has spent time there before as both a player and as a coach.