(CBS) The Bears have signed linebacker Terrell Manning to their practice squad and terminated the contract of Greg Herd, they announced Friday.

The 6-foot-2, 237-pound Manning appeared in six games over the past two seasons. He played for the Packers in 2012 and for the Chargers in 2013. He was originally a fifth-round pick out of North Carolina State in 2012.

Herd had spent part of the preseason with the Bears.