Browns targeting Shurmur

January, 12, 2011
1/12/11
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Perry Fewell's head coaching opportunities is expected to dwindle down to the Denver Broncos in the next 48 hours.

According to ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter, the Browns are trying to complete a contract with Pat Shurmur, the Rams offensive coordinator.

Fewell, the Giants defensive coordinator, interviewed with the Browns on Tuesday. He remains a candidate for the Denver Broncos job after he interviewed with Broncos brass on Sunday.

John Elway, Broncos executive VP of football operations, is considering Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison, Jaguars' offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter, former Panthers head coach John Fox and interim head coach Eric Studesville.

Fewell interviewed with the Panthers but Carolina hired former San Diego defensive coordinator Ron Rivera. San Francisco also was interested in talking to Fewell before they hired Jim Harbaugh.
Ohm Youngmisuk has covered the Giants, Jets and the NFL since 2006. Prior to that, he covered the Nets, Knicks and the NBA for nearly a decade. He joined ESPNNewYork.com after working at the New York Daily News for almost 12 years and is a graduate of Michigan State University.
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