[Editor’s note: We embarked on this effort a week ago, hoping to do a daily update of all coaching and G.M. vacancies. Lately, I’ve been forgetting to do it as often as I’ve been remembering. If I didn’t own the place, I’d be concerned about my own job becoming vacant.]
Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have interviewed defensive coordinator Ray Horton, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, and Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. It’s unclear when the Cardinals will interview Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley. They reportedly plan to conduct a second interview with McCoy, and NFL Network reported over the weekend that the goal is to make McCoy the head coach and to keep Horton as the defensive coordinator.
Chicago Bears: G.M. Phil Emery’s list of 13 candidates reportedly has been trimmed to three finalists: Seahawks offensive coordinator, Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman, and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians. Other candidates include Bears special-teams coordinator Dave Toub, Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, Falcons special-teams coordinator Keith Armstrong, Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan, Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael, Cowboys special-teams coordinator Joe DeCamillis, Packers offensive coordinator Tom Clements, and Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer.
Cleveland Browns: The leading candidate for the G.M. job is believed to be Chiefs director of pro personnel Ray Farmer.
Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jaguars will interview Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden and Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer on Tuesday, according to the Florida Times-Union. Defensive coordinator Mel Tucker reportedly was interviewed on Monday. 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman also is believed to be on the short list of candidates, along with Falcons special-teams coordinator Keith Armstrong.
Kansas City Chiefs: Packers director of operations John Dorsey has been named the General Manager.
New York Jets: Jay Glazer of FOX said Sunday that the Jets can’t give the job away. Candidates include Dolphins assistant G.M. Brian Gaine, Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross, 49ers director of player personnel Tom Gamble, Steelers director of football and business administration Omar Khan, Montreal Alouettes G.M. Jim Popp, Seahawks V.P. of football administration John Idzik, Jets assistant G.M. Scott Cohen, Packers V.P. of football administration Russ Ball, and former Broncos G.M. Ted Sundquist.
Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles will conduct a second interview on Tuesday with Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley. On Monday, they interviewed former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt and Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden. Other candidates include Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, Falcons special teams coach Keith Armstrong, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, former Bears coach Lovie Smith, and former Ravens coach Brian Billick.
San Diego Chargers: According to U-T San Diego, the Chargers interviewed former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt on Saturday and Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Sunday. The Chargers were scheduled to interview Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy on Monday, and Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians is scheduled to interview on Wednesday. Last week, the Chargers interviewed former Bears coach Lovie Smith and Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.