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The daily coaching/G.M. vacancy update

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[Editor’s note: Another day, another update to the various coaching and G.M. vacancies. For the first time since December 31, the list has grown, thanks to the termination of Mike Mularkey’s employment in Jacksonville.]

Arizona Cardinals: The Cardinals have promoted Steve Keim to G.M. For their vacant coaching position, the Cardinals have interviewed defensive coordinator Ray Horton and Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy. They are interviewing Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Thursday. Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley also will interview for the job.

Carolina Panthers: The Panthers have hired Giants senior pro personnel analyst Dave Gettleman to be the team’s new G.M.

Chicago Bears: G.M. Phil Emery’s list of candidates for head coach is holding steady at 13: Bears special-teams coordinator Dave Toub, Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman, Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, 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, Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, and Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer. The Chicago Sun-Times has debunked speculation that Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly is a candidate.

Cleveland Browns: The Browns are considering Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton, former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Montreal Alouettes coach Marc Trestman, Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, and Panthers offensive coordinator Rob Chudzinski.

Jacksonville Jaguars: The Jaguars have hired G.M. Dave Caldwell, who has fired coach Mike Mularkey. Early candidates include 49ers offensive coordinator Greg Roman and Rams offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer.

Kansas City Chiefs: Packers director of operations John Dorsey has interviewed for the G.M. job, and many believe he soon will be hired. Former Eagles and Browns G.M. Tom Heckert is another possible candidate.

New York Jets: The Jets’ search continues to expand. The current candidates are Dolphins assistant G.M. Brian Gaine, Chargers director of player personnel Jimmy Raye, 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, and Jets assistant G.M. Scott Cohen.

Philadelphia Eagles: The Eagles’ current candidates include Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly, Falcons defensive coordinator Mike Nolan, Falcons special-teams coordinator Keith Armstrong, Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley, Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy, Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden, and former Bears coach Lovie Smith.

San Diego Chargers: The Chargers have hired G.M. Tom Telesco. Coaching candidates include Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians, Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer, and UCLA coach Jim Mora, who reportedly is not interested.