Bears interview Omar Khan, Morocco Brown for general manager


(670 The Score) The Bears interviewed a pair of candidates Monday for their general manager opening to begin a week that could produce hires at Halas Hall.

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Steelers vice president of football and business administration Omar Khan and Colts director of college scouting Morocco Brown met with the Bears on Monday, marking the team's 12th and 13th interviews of general manager candidates.

Khan has spent the last 21 years in the Steelers' front office. He has earned two Super Bowl rings while working in Pittsburgh. He was previously football administration coordinator and director of football administration before being promoted to his current position in 2016.

Brown has worked in the NFL for 21 years, including the last five seasons with the Colts. He served with the Bears previously as their assistant director of pro personnel from 2001-'07.

The Bears have interviewed 13 candidates for general manager: Khan, Brown, Chiefs executive director of player personnel Ryan Poles, former Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie, 49ers director of personnel Ran Carthon, Patriots consultant Eliot Wolf, Colts assistant general manager Ed Dodds, Bills assistant general manager Joe Schoen, Titans director of player personnel Monti Ossenfort, Browns vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook, Browns vice president of football operations Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, Bears assistant director of player personnel Champ Kelly and Saints assistant general manager Jeff Ireland.

The Bears are seeking second interviews with Poles, Ossenfort and Wolf, NFL Media reported Monday evening.

The Bears have also interviewed 10 candidates for head coach: Cowboys defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, Buccaneers defensive coordinator Todd Bowles, Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, Buccaneers offensive coordinator Byron Leftwich, Colts defensive coordinator Matt Eberflus, Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, former Colts and Lions coach Jim Caldwell, Packers offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, former Dolphins coach Brian Flores and former Eagles coach Doug Pederson.

The Bears are preparing to hold second interviews with Quinn, Eberflus and Caldwell, according to NFL Media.

Chris Emma covers the Bears, Chicago’s sports scene and more for Follow him on Twitter @CEmma670.