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Coaching tracker: The latest on interviews, moves

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Editor's note: The NFL coaching carousel is in full swing now that the regular season has come to a close. Around The NFL is here to keep you up to date with all of the latest news broken down by who is interviewing where, the latest reports on available jobs, and whose coaching future is safe or still up in the air.

But first, here's the latest from our reporters in the field:

LIST OF INTERVIEWS FOR HEAD COACH


Kyle Shanahan, Falcons OC: 49ers

LIST OF INTERVIEWS FOR GENERAL MANAGER


George Paton, Minnesota Vikings executive: 49ers

Terry McDonough, Cardinals VP of Player Personnel: 49ers

Brandon Beane, Panthers Asst. General Manager: 49ers

Jimmy Raye, Colts VP of Football Operations: 49ers, Colts

Louis Riddick, former Eagles and Redskins executive and current ESPN analyst: 49ers

HIRED


Los Angeles Chargers


» Former Bills interim coach and offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn has agreed to a four-year deal to be the Chargers' new head coach, a source informed of the situation told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The Chargers agreed to terms with Gus Bradley to be their defensive coordinator, per Rapoport.

Los Angeles Rams


» The Rams have hired former Redskins offensive coordinator Sean McVay as their next head coach, the team announced. Per Rapoport, the Rams have agreed to terms with Wade Phillips to be the team's new defensive coordinator. Rapoport reported former Redskins defensive coordinator Joe Barry is joining the Rams' staff. Barry will be the team's assistant head coach and linebackers coach. Ex-Jaguars offensive coordinator Greg Olson is taking over as the team's quarterbacks coach, Rapoport reported.

Buffalo Bills


» The Bills have hired Panthers defensive coordinator Sean McDermott as their next head coach, the team announced. Panthers linebackers coach Al Holcombe is likely joining McDermott in Buffalo as their defensive coordinator, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo reported. Secondary coach Steve Wilks has been promoted to defensive coordinator in Carolina, Rapoport added. The Bills announced they've agreed with Rick Dennison to be the team's offensive coordinator. The also considered Chiefs co-offensive coordinator Brad Childress for the job, Rapoport reported.

Denver Broncos


» The Broncos have named Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph as their next head coach. General manager John Elway tweeted a photo with he and Joseph to announce the hiring. The Broncos offensive staff hired former Chargers head coach Mike McCoy as offensive coordinator and former Raiders OC Bill Musgrave as quarterbacks coach, the team announced Friday. Linebackers coach Matt Burke will replace Joseph in Miami as defensive coordinator. The Broncos announced that they have promoted defensive backs coach Joe Woods to defensive coordinator.

Jacksonville Jaguars


» The Jaguars hired interim head coach Doug Marrone as their new full-time head coach on Monday. The team also hired Tom Coughlin as executive vice president and extended general manager Dave Caldwell's contract. Both Coughlin and Caldwell are under contract through 2019. Todd Wash will serve as the Jaguars defensive coordinator, the team announced Saturday. Jacksonville has also hired Perry Fewell as its secondary coach. The team announced it added Tyrone Wheatley as the running backs coach. Keenan McCardell will be the wide receivers coach, the tem announced Friday.

Oakland Raiders


» The Raiders promoted Todd Downing from quarterbacks coach to offensive coordinator, replacing Bill Musgrave. Jake Peetz is the new QB coach.

OPEN JOB


San Francisco 49ers


» Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan is expected to be offered the head coaching job and he's expected to accept the position, NFL.com's Mike Silver reported Tuesday night. Due to NFL rules, the two sides cannot formally agree to a deal until after the Falcons' season is over, but barring an unforeseen change of heart on either side, Shanahan will eventually be signed to a multi-year contract.

» Brian Gutekunst, the Packers' director of college scouting, interviewed for the 49ers general manager job, but he withdrew from consideration after signing a new deal to remain in Green Bay, Rapoport reported.

» Former Eagles and Redskins executive and current ESPN analyst Louis Riddick interviewed for the open general manager job Tuesday, the team announced.

» The Niners have requested permission to interview Chiefs director of football operations Chris Ballard for their open general manager job.

» Vikings assistant general manager George Paton interviewed for GM job earlier this month.

FIRED


Ryan Grigson, Colts: Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the firing of the general manager on Saturday. According to Rapoport, Irsay plans to interview four to five candidates for the GM job this week. The Colts have requested interviews with Seahawks co-directors of player personnel Trent Kirchner and Scott Fitterer, Garafolo reported, per someone briefed on the team's search. The Colts will interview Colts vice president of football operations Jimmy Raye and have also requested to speak to Vikings assistant general manager George Paton, Rapoport reported.

Jeff Fisher, Rams: The Rams stunned the football world on Dec. 12, firing the long-time head coach just a few months after handing him a two-year contract extension.

Gus Bradley, Jaguars: The Jaguars didn't waste time firing Bradley after their Week 15 loss. UPDATE: The Chargers named Bradley defensive coordinator.

Rex Ryan, Bills: Two days after an embarrassing Week 16 overtime loss to the Dolphins, the Bills parted ways with Ryan, who failed in an attempt to pull Buffalo back into the postseason.

Mike McCoy, Chargers: The team fired McCoy on Jan. 1. McCoy told the San Diego Union-Tribune that he plans to be coaching in 2017. Per Rapoport, McCoy appears to be the clear target for top offensive coordinator available, as he's been mentioned by multiple teams as their OC of choice. UPDATE: The Broncos named McCoy offensive coordinator.

Chip Kelly, 49ers: The 49ers announced Jan. 1 they fired Kelly. The 49ers also officially announced the firing of general manager Trent Baalke. Kelly interviewed for the offensive coordinator position in Jacksonville, Rapoport reported.

Joe Barry, Redskins: The Redskins announced Thursday they fired the defensive coordinator. Per Rapoport, Barry will join the Rams as a defensive backs coach.

Ray Horton, Browns: The Browns have fired defensive coordinator Ray Horton and hired former Rams DC Gregg Williams, the team confirmed Sunday. The team also announced Tuesday they've let go of five assistants: Louie Cioffi (defensive backs), Johnny Holland (inside linebackers), Hal Hunter (offensive line), Cannon Matthews (assistant defensive backs) and Ryan Slowik (outside linebackers).

RETIRED


Gary Kubiak, Broncos: Kubiak announced Jan. 2 his retirement from coaching, saying "the demands of the job are no longer a fit for me."

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