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Here’s senior writer John Oehser's chart tracking the coaching and general manager searches for the 2013 NFL offseason:

ARIZONA CARDINALS (Head Coach/General Manager)

Head Coach

In: Vacant.

Candidates: Broncos OC Mike McCoy (1/6), Cardinals DC Ray Horton (1/8), Steelers OC Todd Haley (reportedly interviewed 1/9), Bengals OC Jay Gruden (1/10).

Out: Ken Wisenhunt (fired 12/31).

The latest: According to the NFL Network, the Cardinals will make a “significant push” to hire McCoy, who also is drawing significant interest from Chicago and Philadelphia.

 

General Manager

In: Former Cardinals Vice President of Players Personnel Steve Keim (hired 1/8).

Out: Rod Graves (fired 12/31).

                 

 

BUFFALO BILLS (Head Coach)

In: Former Syracuse HC Doug Marrone (hired 1/6).

Out: Chan Gailey (fired 12/31).

Interviewed: Former Bears HC Lovie Smith (1/4), Oregon HC Chip Kelly (1/4), Marrone (1/4).

 

 

CAROLINA PANTHERS (General Manager)

In: Former New York Giants Senior Pro Personnel Analyst Dave Gettleman (hired 1/9).

Out: Marty Hurney (fired during season).

Also interviewed: Giants Director of College Scouting Marc Ross, Vikings Assistant General Manager George Paton, Montreal Alouettes General Manager Jim Popp, Titans Vice President of Player Personnel Lake Dawson.

 

 

CHICAGO BEARS (Head Coach)

In: Vacant.

Candidates: Falcons STC Keith Armstrong (1/1), Saints OC Pete Carmichael Jr., (1/3), Buccaneers OC Mike Sullivan (1/4), Cowboys STC Joe DeCamillis (1/5), Broncos OC Mike McCoy (1/6), Bears STC Dave Toub (1/7), Montreal Alouettes HC Marc Trestman (1/7), Packers OC Tom Clements (scheduled 1/10), Texans OC Rick Dennison (1/11), Seahawks OC Darrell Bevell (1/12), Colts OC Bruce Arians (1/13),  Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary (interview date unknown), Vikings STC Mike Priefer (interview date unknown).

Out: Lovie Smith (fired 12/31).

The latest: Bears GM Phil Emery has indicated he would like a coach in place by Saturday. He interviewed an extensive list with 13 known candidates. McCoy, a strong candidate in Arizona, is also expected to be a strong candidate in Chicago.

 

 

CLEVELAND BROWNS (Head coach)

In: Former Panthers OC Rob Chudzinski (hired 1/10).

Interviewed: Cardinals DC Ray Horton (1/1), Penn State HC Bill O’Brien (1/3), Oregon HC Chip Kelly (1/4), former Syracuse HC Doug Marrone (1/5), Montreal Alouettes HC Marc Trestman (1/8), Chudzinski (1/9), Bengals DC Mike Zimmer (1/9), former Cardinals HC Ken Wisenhunt (1/10).

Out: Pat Shurmur (fired 12/31).

 

 

JAGUARS (Head Coach/General Manager)

Head Coach

In: Vacant.

Candidates: Rams OC Brian Schottenheimer (interview reportedly this week), Jaguars DC Mel Tucker (will reportedly interview this week), Bengals OC Jay Gruden (reportedly scheduled 1/15), Falcons STC Keith Armstrong (interest reported), 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman (interested reported), Broncos OC Mike McCoy (interest reported).

Out: Mike Mularkey (fired 1/10).

 

General Manager: David Caldwell (hired 1/8).

Also interviewed: 49ers Director of Player Personnel Tom Gamble, Giants Director of College Scouting Marc Ross, Arizona Vice President of Player Personnel Steve Keim.

Out: Gene Smith (fired 12/31).

 

 

KANSAS CITY CHIEFS (Head Coach/General Manager)

Head Coach

In: Former Eagles HC Andy Reid (hired 1/4).

Out: Romeo Crennel (fired 12/31).

Also interviewed: Falcons HC Dirk Koetter (1/1), Falcons STC Keith Armstrong (1/2), Reid (1/2).

 

General Manager

In: Former Packers Director of Operations John Dorsey (hired 1/12).

Out: Scott Pioli (1/4).

 

 

NEW YORK JETS (General Manager)

In: Vacant

Candidates: Giants Director of College scouting Marc Ross, former Bears General Manager Jerry Angelo, Jets Assistant General Manager Scott Cohen, Dolphins Assistant General Manager Brian Gaine, Steelers Director of Football and Business Administration Omar Khan, Seahawks Vice President of Football Administration John Idzik, 49ers Director of Player Personnel Tom Gamble, Falcons Director of Player Personnel David Caldwell, Montreal Alouettes General Manager Jim Popp, Chargers Director of Player Personnel Jimmy Raye, former Broncos General Manager Ted Sundquist and Packers Vice President of Football Administration/Player Finance Russ Ball.

Out: Mike Tannenbaum (fired 12/31)

 

 

PHILADELPHIA EAGLES (Head Coach)

In: Vacant.

Candidates: Falcons STC Keith Armstrong (1/2), Falcons DC Mike Nolan (1/2), Penn State HC Bill O’Brien (early January), Oregon HC Chip Kelly (1/4), Broncos OC Mike McCoy (1/5), former Ravens HC Brian Billick (1/7), Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly (1/8), former Bears HC Lovie Smith (1/10), Seahawks DC Gus Bradley (1/12), Bengals OC Jay Gruden (scheduled 1/14), Colts OC Bruce Arians (scheduled 1/16).

Out: Andy Reid (fired 12/31).

The latest: The Eagles have reportedly interviewed at least 11 candidates, and there are those who believe Bradley is now the leading candidate.

 

                                                                                          

SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (Head Coach/General Manager)

In: Vacant.

Reported interviews: Seahawks DC Gus Bradley (1/10), former Bears HC Lovie Smith (1/11), former Cardinals HC Ken Whisenhunt (1/12), Bengals OC Jay Gruden (interviewed 1/13), former Broncos OC Mike McCoy (scheduled 1/14), Colts OC Bruce Arians (scheduled 1/15).

Mentioned possibilities: Bengals DC Mike Zimmer, 49ers OC Greg Roman.

Out: Norv Turner (fired 12/31).

The latest: The Chargers seem very much in the midst of their search, having waited to begin until hiring Tom Telesco as GM midway through last week. McCoy is scheduled to interview Monday, and as of early Monday, there appeared no favorite.

 

General Manager

In: Colts Director Player Personnel Tom Telesco (hired 1/9).

Out:  A.J. Smith (fired 12/31).

The schedule for stops, and a tentative list of players, is as follows:

DAYTONA, FL
Friday, June 7
6- 8 p.m.
Volusia Mall
Scheduled participants:
Tony Boselli (former Jaguar,) Cecil Shorts (wide receiver,) Sen’Derrick Marks (defensive tackle,) Blaine Gabbert (quarterback,) The ROAR Cheerleaders

ORLANDO, FL
Saturday, June 8
1-3 p.m.
Altamonte Mall,
Altamonte Springs
Scheduled participants:
Tony Boselli (former Jaguar,) Justin Forsett (running back,) Jeremy Harris (cornerback,) Demetrius McCray (cornerback,) The ROAR Cheerleaders

WAYCROSS, GA
Friday, June 14
6-8 p.m.
Ware County High School, 700 Victory Drive
Scheduled participants: Jeremy Mincey (defensive lineman), Cecil Shorts (wide receiver), Will Rackley (guard)

VALDOSTA, GA
Saturday, June 15
1-3 p.m.
Valdosta Mall, 1700 Norman Drive
Scheduled participants: Jeremy Mincey (defensive lineman), Cecil Shorts (wide receiver), Will Rackley (guard)

PALM COAST, FL
Monday, June 17
6-8 p.m.
Flagler Palm Coast High School, 5500 E. Hwy 100
Scheduled participants: Tyson Alualu (defensive tackle), Josh Scobee (kicker), Bryan Anger(punt)

TALLAHASSEE, FL
Tuesday, June 18
6-8 p.m.
Governor’s Square Mall, 1500 Apalachee Pwky
Scheduled participants: Mike Harris, Geno Hayes, Lonnie Pryor, Denard Robinson

GAINESVILLE, FL
Wednesday, June 19
6-8 p.m.
The Oaks Mall, 6419 Newbery Road
Scheduled participants: Josh Evans, Ace Sanders, Sen'Derrick Marks

SAVANNAH, GA
Thursday, June 20
6-8 p.m.
Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad Street
Scheduled participants: Mike Brown, Cecil Shorts III, Dwayne Gratz, GM David Caldwell

BRUNSWICK, GA
Saturday, June 22
12-2 p.m.
Glynn Place Mall, 200 Mall Blvd
Scheduled participants: Dwayne Gratz, Demetrius McCray, Jeremy Harris, Tobais Palmer, HC Gus Bradley