Gary Kubiak

AP Source: Broncos get OK to interview 3 NFL assistants

Denver GM John Elway has been granted permission to interview three assistants currently in the playoffs for his vacant head coaching position, according to a person with knowledge of the Broncos' plans.

The person, speaking on condition of anonymity because the team isn't revealing its interview schedule, told The Associated Press that the Broncos will interview Kyle Shanahan, Vance Joseph and Dave Toub in the next week.

The Broncos are seeking a successor to Gary Kubiak, 55, who stepped down Monday for health reasons with two years remaining on his contract.

The Broncos' vacancy is the most attractive of the half-dozen head coach openings in the NFL because of their...