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Broncos coaching search: Denver won't rush into hiring head coach; Ravens preparing for life without Gary Kubiak

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Will Kubiak be the Broncos' next coach? It wouldn't surprise Baltimore.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Update II: Now it looks like Austin may not interview with Denver.

Update I: Since the time this story was written, news broke that Denver is also planning to interview Bengals defensive backs coach Vance Joseph. Original story below.

There's never a dull moment at Dove Valley.

After setting up an interview with Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin and requesting an interview with Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, Denver created a plot twist by giving Adam Gase their first official interview.

Then there's Dan Quinn, who won't be available to interview with Denver until Seattle's season is over (either Monday or Feb. 2nd, depending on if the Seahawks advance). His stock may not be as high as the other three candidates above, but Quinn remains a legitimate candidate.

The Broncos, according to ESPN's Jeff Legwold, will conduct interviews before making any coaching offers. They, as Sports Illustrated's Peter King predicted, are going to be patient in their search.

Meanwhile, the Ravens are preparing for life without Kubiak, according to the Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson. Kubiak met with Baltimore's head coach John Harbaugh on Thursday to discuss Denver's interest, according to multiple reports.

"The Ravens do not plan to stand in (Kubiak's) way if he decides to interview with Denver general manager John Elway," Wilson wrote on Thursday.

If Kubiak does end up in Denver, Wilson reports that Baltimore quarterback coach Rick Dennison is a candidate to replace him as offensive coordinator in Baltimore. Others, including CBS 4's Vic Lombardi, have speculated that Dennison would be an offensive coordinator candidate in Denver if Kubiak lands the head coach job.

Gase interviewed yesterday. Denver will talk with Austin today. Kubiak may be next.