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Browns interview Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin

The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday interviewed Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin for the team's head coach opening.

Austin is the second candidate to be interviewed. Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase was interviewed earlier in the day.

Austin met with the Browns' five-person search committee, which includes owners Jimmy and Dee Haslam, executive vice president of football operations Sashi Brown, chief strategy officer Paul DePodesta and Korn/Ferry International consultant Jed Hughes.

Bio Blast

Teryl Austin - Lions defensive coordinator

Age: 50

Hometown: Sharon, Pennsylvania

College: Pittsburgh

NFL experience: 12 years (13 college)

2014-present: Detroit Lions (defensive coordinator)

2011-13: Baltimore Ravens (secondary coach)

2010: University of Florida (defensive coordinator)

2007-09: Arizona Cardinals (defensive backs coach)

2003-06: Seattle Seahawks (defensive backs coach)

1999-2002: University of Michigan (defensive backs coach)

1996-98: Syracuse (defensive backs coach)

1993-95: Wake Forest (defensive backs coach)

1991-92: Penn State (graduate assistant)

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