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Eagles, Irish coach talk

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles interviewed Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly for their coaching job Tuesday, and the Associated Press reported Wednesday.

Shortly after, Kelly left the country, reported, and he was unavailable for comment.

The Eagles previously talked to Penn State's Bill O'Brien and Oregon's Chip Kelly before they decided to stay at their schools.

General manager Howie Roseman said the team is in no rush to make a hire. It meets with ex-Bears coach Lovie Smith today. Sunday, it talked to Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.

Arians leaves hospital

INDIANAPOLIS — Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was released from a hospital and started to finalize details on interviews for coaching jobs.

The first interview will be with the Bears on Sunday, the Indianapolis Star reported. The Colts also gave the Browns and Eagles permission to speak to him.

The Colts have not disclosed his condition. He missed Sunday's game after being taken to a Baltimore hospital. He flew to Indianapolis on Tuesday then went to a hospital there.

More coaching: The Browns interviewed Panthers offensive coor­dinator Rob Chudzinski, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported, while they talked to Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer as well, Fox Sports reported. … The Cardinals interviewed Steelers offensive coordinator Todd Haley, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. He previously coached the Chiefs and was the Cardinals' offensive coordinator when they reached the Super Bowl after the 2008 season.

Two GMs hired: The Chargers hired Tom Telesco, the Colts' vice president, as GM. He replaces the fired A.J. Smith and must hire a coach to replace the fired Norv Turner. … Carolina hired David Gettleman, the Giants' senior pro personnel analyst, as GM. He replaces the fired Marty Hurney.

Cowboys: Linebacker DeMarcus Ware is scheduled to have surgery for a torn labrum in his right shoulder today. He said he expects to be ready by training camp.

Titans: Quarterback Jack Loc­ker had surgery for a dislocated left (nonthrowing) shoulder. He's expected to be ready by May.

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