The Cleveland Browns have granted permission to current Defensive Coordinator Ray Horton to interview with other teams for any available coaching positions, including lateral positions, according to Adam Schefter.
Assistant coaches that are under contract must receive permission from their organization to interview for lateral positions with other teams.
The Browns are one of two teams in the NFL still without a Head Coach, with the Vikings being the other. It appears that the Browns intend to revamp their coaching staff, as Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner remains in limbo as well.
As things stand right now, the only candidates still available who have already interviewed for the Browns job are: Packers QBs coach Ben McAdoo, Seahawks DC Dan Quinn and former Titans HC Mike Munchak. Broncos Offensive Coordinator Adam Gase is also on their radar as well.
Ray Horton served as the Defensive Coordinator of the Browns for only one season and is widely regarded as one of the best defensive minds in the game. It seems likely that he will find plenty of interest in the coming days.