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Ryan interviews with Dolphins after talking to Ravens

DAVIE, Fla. -- Rex Ryan became the third candidate to
interview for the Miami Dolphins' head coaching job Tuesday.

The former Baltimore defensive coordinator has also interviewed
for the Ravens' head job. He and the rest of the Baltimore coaching
staff were fired, along with coach Brian Billick, following a 5-11
season.

The son of former NFL head coach Buddy Ryan, the 45-year-old
Ryan coached the Ravens' defense to rankings of fifth, first and
sixth the past three seasons.

Dallas Cowboys assistant head coach Tony Sparano is still
considered a heavy favorite for the Miami job, which may be why
Arizona offensive coordinator Todd Haley declined an invitation to
interview with the Dolphins. Haley instead signed a contract
extension Tuesday with the Cardinals.

Sparano, who has ties with new Dolphins boss Bill Parcells and
new general manager Jeff Ireland, interviewed with Miami last
weekend. Minnesota Vikings defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier
interviewed Monday and Tuesday.

The Dolphins fired Cam Cameron last Thursday after he went 1-15
in his first year as an NFL head coach.