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Buffalo Bills position coach search: Sean Kugler signs in Arizona, Marty Mornhinweg available

This has been going on a while now.

The Buffalo Bills fired the offensive line coach, wide receivers coach, and special teams coach almost two weeks ago. In the intervening time, position coaches have shuffled throughout the NFL but none have landed in Buffalo. Let’s recap a bit of what’s happening, even though there isn’t much movement in actuality.

Former Denver Broncos o-line coach Sean Kugler was the big name to watch here. Buffalo requested a chance to interview him when he was still under contract in Denver but that was denied. Then he was reportedly heading to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and his old coaching pal Bruce Arians, but that fell through. Instead, it was announced Monday that Kugler is going to be the Arizona Cardinals offensive line coach.

So now we have no rumored candidates at any of the three open spots. So there’s that.

One coach with ties to head coach Sean McDermott recently entered the market. Marty Mornhinweg is out as the offensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens. Mornhinweg, the former Detroit Lions head coach, was offensive coordinator for Andy Reid in Philadelphia, McDermott’s mentor, and was on the same staff as McDermott in Philly. He also has experience coaching quarterbacks.

Mornhinweg could come is as a quarterbacks coach, which would necessitate current quarterbacks coach David Culley moving to wide receivers, a spot currently vacant. Mornhinweg could also come in with a general title like “passing-game coordinator” or “assistant head coach” or something like that, working with the offense. Still, he’s a free-agent coach to keep an eye on.

Here are the lists of potential coaches we put together earlier this month. Some are already off the table: