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Dolphins continue head-coaching search with Bengals' Zimmer

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer completed an interview for the Miami Dolphins' head-coaching job, the team announced Tuesday.

Jeff Fisher remains the Dolphins' first choice, and numerous league sources have told NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora they still expect the former Tennessee Titans coach to choose the St. Louis Rams. Fisher interviewed with the Dolphins last week, and both teams are waiting for his decision.

If the Dolphins don't land Fisher, expect them to cast a wide net for coaching candidates.

The Dolphins have interviewed Fisher, Green Bay Packers offensive coordinator Joe Philbin, Chicago Bears special teams coordinator Dave Toub and interim coach Todd Bowles, who coached the final three games of the season after Tony Sparano was fired.

The Dolphinsalso were granted permission to interview Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Mike Mularkey, but the Jacksonville Jaguarshired him as their coach Tuesday night.

Zimmer, who interviewed Tuesday, has been an NFL defensive coordinator for 12 years and joined the Bengals in 2008.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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