Per a league source, the Carolina Panthers will interview Rivera.
The Bears’ defensive coordinator during their Super Bowl season of 2006, Rivera had said that he won’t consider any opportunities until the Chargers’ season ends. But that declaration came at a time when it appeared that the Chargers season would extend beyond Week 17.
Chargers confirming it
@berniewilson: Norv Turner says #Panthers given permission to interview #Chargers DC Ron Rivera but have not contacted him yet
@sdutChargers: Carolina has asked for (and been granted permission to talk to Ron Rivera. He has not been formally contacted by them yet.
Edited by GaziVicious, 03 January 2011 - 04:57 PM.