Redskins Hire Ron Rivera, He Names Jack Del Rio Defensive Coordinator


The Washington Redskins have officially named Ron Rivera their new head coach. He immediately hired Jack Del Rio to be his defensive coordinator.

“After several meetings with Coach Rivera, it was clear he is the right person to bring winning football back to Washington, D.C.,” Redskins owner Dan Snyder said in a statement. “He is widely respected around the league as a man of great integrity and has proven to be one of the finest coaches in the country.”

A press conference is scheduled for 2 PM EST on Thursday to officially introduce Rivera.