Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Carolina Panthers land new coach!
is reporting that former San Diego Chargers has agreed to become the ' next head coach, league sources passing along that information to .
The Panthers are now putting the "finishing touches" on their agreement with Rivera, according to the network.
Rivera, a former linebacker with the Bears and a member of Chicago's Super Bowl-winning team in 1985, has been with the Chargers since midway through the 2008 season. Rivera also was the Bears' defensive coordinator from 2004 to '06.