(CBS) As expected, the Bears announced Thursday that they had competed an interview with Tim Ruskell for the vacant general manager position.

Ruskell is currently the Bears director of player personnel.

He is the fourth candidate to interview this week. Patriots director of pro personnel Jason Licht interviewed on Monday, Chargers player personnel director Jimmy Raye interviewed on Tuesday and Giants director of college scouting Marc Ross went Wednesday.

Next up is Chiefs director of college scouting Phil Emery who will interview Friday.

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