Report: The Browns will interview Ray Horton for DC job

A report from Ian Rapoport of NFL.com provides more information regarding the Ray Horton saga.

First, he was set to come to Cleveland, after being insulted by the Titans. 

Then, he was set to stay in Tennessee, refuting the previous report. 

Now, he's showing interest in the Browns once again.

Titans defensive coordinator, Ray Horton, will interview with the Browns to man the same position in Cleveland, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.

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On Sunday, it was reported by The Tennessean that Horton was to join the Browns as the team's defensive coordinator, after he was insulted by his interview for the Titans' head coach position. 

Hours later, Horton told Paul Kuharsky of ESPN, on the record, that he was not taking the Browns job, that he was not insulted by the Titans and was even working on an extension with Tennessee.

It appears that today, however, the extension with Tennessee has yet to come to fruition, as he will reportedly discuss the defensive coordinator job with Cleveland's new head coach, Hue Jackson. 

The Titans had to grant Horton permission to interview with other teams and, according to Rapoport, they have given the defensive coordinator that option. 

The Browns have already retained Chris Tabor to be the team's special teams coordinator, while Jackson himself will call the plays for Cleveland on offense. 

Jackson said in a recent interview that he may not hire an offensive coordinator, but he did recently interview former Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator, Pep Hamilton, who is still receiving interest to join the team in some capacity, according to multiple reports.

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