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Day 2, 10:10 a.m. EST

Giants

Both coordinators will interview to become the next head coach of the Giants. Steve Spagnuolo and Ben McAdoo will both have interviews this week. It would be fair to assume that in the event of either one getting hired, that they would retain the other in their current position. This is pure speculation at this time, but given the reported internal worries about continuity for this team, it's reasonable.

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10 p.m. EST

You can forget about Chuck Pagano as a candidate for the Giants' head coaching job.

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4 p.m. EST

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3:45 p.m. EST

Giants

Numerous reports suggest that while Tom Coughlin's time with the New York Giants is indeed over, it may not be the end of his coaching career, and he may take a job elsewhere if the right opportunity arose.

Browns

Former Buffalo Bills head-coach Doug Marrone will interview for the Cleveland Browns head-coach position.

NFL Media's Rand Getlin is also reporting that there is interest in Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Hue Jackson for the top coaching job.

Browns have fired player-personnel executives Morocco Brown and Billy Kuharich, per Dianna Marie Russini of ESPN.

Dolphins

Former Atlanta Falcons head-coach Mike Smith will interview for the Miami Dolphins head-coach position.

Cowboys

Jerry Jones confirmed head-coach Jason Garrett will be back with the Dallas Cowboys for the 2016 season.

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2:30 p.m. EST

Giants

Tom Coughlin will step down as head-coach of the New York Giants after 12 years and two Super Bowls with the team.

Full statement below:

"I met with John Mara and Steve Tisch this afternoon, and I informed them that it is in the best interest of the organization that I step down as head coach. I strongly believe the time is right for me and my family, and as I said, the Giants organization.

"It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as head coach of the New York Football Giants. This is a not a sad occasion for me. I have spent 15 years with this organization as an assistant and head coach and was fortunate to be part of three Super Bowl winning teams. A Lombardi Trophy every five years is an achievement in which we all take great pride.

"Obviously, the past three years have not been what any of us expect, and as head coach, I accept the responsibility for those seasons.

"I think it has been evident these last 12 years here how much pride I take in representing this franchise. I am gratified and proud that we were able to deliver two more Lombardi trophies to the display case in our lobby during that time. That is a tribute to our players and staff, and it was truly fulfilling to be the leader of those teams.

"I appreciate the support of John and his family and Steve and his family, and of Jerry Reese and his staff. I think our organization is a great representation of what I mean when I talk about ‘team'.

"Finally, I would be remiss if I did not thank my wife Judy and our four children and their spouses and our 11 (soon to be 12) grandchildren. None of this would have been possible without their unconditional love and support."

It is thought that GM Jerry Reese's job is safe, per Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Media.

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1 p.m. EST

Chargers

Mike McCoy has been informed he will be retained for the 2016 season, per Michael Gehlkin of the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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12:50 EST

Dolphins

It seems as though the Dolphins are looking to poach from a division rival.

Browns

Full statement from former Cleveland head coach Mike Pettine:

"I would like to thank Dee and Jimmy Haslam for the opportunity they granted me to lead the Cleveland Browns as head coach for the past two seasons. Although I wish I could have brought more wins to the franchise for the passionate fans of this great city, I will have many fond memories to cherish from my time in Cleveland. I also want to thank all the players that I've been able to coach in my time here. I'm grateful for the effort they put forth, their willingness to take coaching and their overall dedication to the foundation we built. Additionally, it is very important for me to thank the coaching staff for all their hard work. I appreciate all the sacrifices that were made by their families while their husbands and fathers were enduring the long hours that are the norm for NFL coaches. Lastly and just as importantly, I want to thank the fans of the Cleveland Browns. I appreciated all the support, you deserve a winner and I wish that for you in the near future."

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12:20 EST

Titans

GM Ruston Webster and the team are parting ways. Titans are choosing not to renew his contract.

Titans will also consider interim head-coach Mike Mularkey on a full-time basis.

Browns

Jim Schwartz is interviewing for the Cleveland head coach position.

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12:15 EST

Giants

Multiple reports suggesting that Eli Manning may know the fate of Tom Coughlin.

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Noon EST

Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins have named Chris Grier as their new G.M.

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11:05 EST

Giants

Tom Coughlin's future will be clearer one way or another.

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10:20 EST

David Shaw is staying in college.

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10:10 EST

Dolphins / Eagles

Mike Shanahan is expected to interview for the vacant head coaching jobs. This would be his second interview with Miami, after interviewing previously in late December.

Lions

The Detroit Lions reached out to the Dallas Cowboys for permission to interview Will McClay for their GM position. McClay has declined the offer and opted to stay in his current role as A.D. of Player Personnel.

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08:30 EST

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08:05 EST

Browns

Sashi Brown is now the Executive Vice President of Football Operations. The new GM will report to him, and the team have announced they will hire a head coach first, and then their GM. It's unusual, but hey, this is Cleveland!

From our sister site, 'Dawgs By Nature' we learn that it is expected that Jed Hughes, a former assistant coach, will aid in the Browns' coaching search. His current profession is at Korn/Fairy International, a consulting firm, and he will be aided by new EVP Brown, owner Jimmy Haslam and Haslam's wife, Dee.

Haslam cites some of Korn/Fairy's hires as Pete Carroll and John Schneider in Seattle, Andy Reid in Kansas City, Bill O'Brien in Houston, Jim Harbaugh at Michigan, and Dan Quinn in Atlanta.

49ers

Mike Shanahan has expressed interested in the 49ers head coaching position.

Chip Kelly's ties with 49ers senior personnel executive Tom Gamble could aid in his acquisition of the job.

Dolphins

Interim head coach Dan Campbell is expected to interview for the permanent job this week.

Teryl Austin's interview is scheduled for Tuesday.

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07:35 EST

49ers

Per a report from ESPN's Adam Schefter, Chip Kelly's camp has reached out to the San Francisco 49ers regarding their vacant head-coaching job. The 49ers fired Jim Tomsula from the position after just one year. Could Kelly rejuvenate his career with a true mobile quarterback like Colin Kaepernick?

Another possibility for the 49ers is current New Orleans Saints head-coach Sean Payton, though his availability remains unknown at this point.

Eagles

New York Giants' offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo has been linked to the Philadelphia Eagles as a potential head-coaching candidate. Interviewing McAdoo is a smart move for the Eagles, because should they go in another direction, they may, at least, learn something about their division rivals.

Interim head coach Pat Shurmur and Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase both are another two coaches expected to interview.

Browns

The Cleveland Browns are interviewing Detroit Lions defensive co-ordinator Teryl Austin this week for their head-coaching vacancy after firing Mike Pettine last night. Their general manager position is also available, and is rumored to be filled from within, as Sashi Brown is emerging as the leading contender. Front office jobs are normally sorted before the coaching side so this would make sense given the fact that they have already scheduled interviews for Pettine's replacement.

Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins and GM Dennis Hickey have parted ways, and Teryl Austin is expected to interview this week with the hope of becoming their next head-coach.

Giants

The New York Giants owners are meeting today to discuss the future of key staff. It is heavily speculated that head coach Tom Coughlin will retire, or potentially be forced out though the latter is unlikely. For more on what we know about Coughlin's status, check out our ongoing story-stream.