The Browns confirmed they'll interview the following:

Gregg Williams, Browns interim coach

Age: 60

Background: Veteran defensive coordinator went 5-3 after replacing Hue Jackson for second half of 2018 season and was 17-31 as Buffalo Bills head coach (2001-03).

 

Freddie Kitchens, Browns offensive coordinator

Age: 44

Background: Entered NFL coaching ranks in 2006, guiding tight ends, quarterbacks and running backs before thriving as first-time play caller in final eight games of 2018.

 

The Browns have reportedly requested interviews with the following:

Kevin Stefanski, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator

Age: 36

Background: Vikings assistant since 2006 coached quarterbacks before taking control as play caller after firing of former Browns OC John DeFilippo on Dec. 11.

 

Dan Campbell, New Orleans Saints assistant head coach/tight ends coach

Age: 42

Background: Former NFL tight end went 5-7 as interim coach of Miami Dolphins in 2015.

 

Brian Flores, New England Patriots linebackers coach

Age: 37

Background: Became Patriots' de facto defensive coordinator in 2018 after Matt Patricia took Detroit Lions' head coaching job.

 

Nick Sirianni, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator

Age: 37

Background: Former Mount Union wide receiver and defensive backs coach (2004-05) in first season as the Colts' OC previously worked as offensive assistant with Chargers (2013-16) and Kansas City Chiefs (2009-12).

 

Matt Eberflus, Colts defensive coordinator

Age: 48

Background: Former Toledo linebacker and assistant coach (1992-2000) became Colts' DC in 2018 after stints with Dallas Cowboys (2016-17 passing game coordinator/linebackers; 2011-15 linebackers) and Browns (2009-10 linebackers).

 

Others to watch:

Mike McCarthy, former Green Bay Packers coach

Age: 55

Background: Super Bowl champion in 2010 season fired by Packers on Dec. 2 after going 125-77-2, plus 10-8 in playoffs, during nearly 13 seasons on the job.

 

Jim Caldwell, former Detroit Lions and Colts coach

Age: 63

Background: Went 36-30, including 0-2 in playoffs, as Lions head coach (2014-17) and 28-24, including 2-2 in postseason, as Colts head coach (2009-11).

 

Mike Munchak, Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line coach

Age: 58

Background: Hall of Fame guard went 22-26 as Tennessee Titans head coach (2011-13) before guiding Steelers O-line for past five seasons.

 

Adam Gase, former Miami Dolphins coach

Age: 40

Background: Fired by Dolphins Monday after going 23-26, including 0-1 in playoffs, former OC of Chicago Bears (2015) and Denver Broncos (2013-14) received interest from Browns owner Jimmy Haslam in past.

 

Josh McDaniels, Patriots offensive coordinator

Age: 42

Background: Another coach previously courted by Browns in Haslam era, Canton McKinley High School graduate backed out of agreement last year to become Colts head coach and returned for 10th season as Patriots OC. Went 11-17 as Broncos head coach (2009-10).

 

Lincoln Riley, Oklahoma coach

Age: 35

Background: Baker Mayfield's college play caller who went 12-2 in both seasons as head coach has said he plans to stay with Sooners.

 

Matt Campbell, Iowa State coach

Age: 39

Background: Perry High School graduate, former Toledo head coach and Mount Union OC declined interview request from New York Jets, per NFL Network.

 

Bruce Arians, former Arizona Cardinals coach

Age: 66

Background: After insisting only Browns could lure him out of retirement, former Cleveland OC told NFL Network he'd listen to Tampa Bay Buccaneers about their opening.

—  Nate Ulrich