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Sun, 08 Dec 2013 08:09:56 -0800
The Houston Texans are expected to show interest in Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt during their search for a new head coach.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 17:49:14 -0800
San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy said he would not be surprised if offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is a candidate for some head coaching positions this offseason. "When you have good coaches on your staff and you do good things, there's going to be opportunities for people. That's something you explore, getting in the business. It's all part of it. But he's an outstanding coach. We're lucky to have him. It wouldn't surprise me at all," McCoy said.
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 06:19:10 -0800
The Houston Texans may be interested in Jon Gruden (Buccaneers) as a head coaching candidate. The team may also show interest in San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, Lovie Smith (Bears) and Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan.
Sat, 26 Jan 2013 05:54:22 -0800
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells is excited for the 2013 season with the recent hiring of Bruce Arians as head coach. Wells expects a better relationship with his new head coach; he often did not see eye-to-eye with former head coach Ken Whisenhunt. "We definitely had our fair share of disagreements this season, and I've never been in a situation like that before," Wells said.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:48:06 -0800
Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have officially hired former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their new offensive coordinator.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:15:08 -0800
The San Diego Chargers will hire former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their new offensive coordinator.
Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:20:02 -0800
The San Diego Chargers could consider former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as an offensive coordinator candidate.
Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:37:43 -0800
There is speculation that former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt could become the next offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos following the departure of Mike McCoy to the San Diego Chargers.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:54:59 -0800
The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position Monday, Jan. 14.
Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:55:42 -0800
The Denver Broncos could consider quarterbacks coach Adam Gase, former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen as offensive coordinator options if offensive coordinator Mike McCoy gets a head coaching position.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:54:47 -0800
The Cleveland Browns were interested in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position but could not come to an agreement. The front office wanted input on certain coaching staff hires but Whisenhunt was not interested in that, so the team hired Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach. Whisenhunt did not ask for any personnel control.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:57:11 -0800
The Carolina Panthers are expected to show interest in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey for their offensive coordinator position. The two coaches are expected to wait to see if they are candidates for any of the head coaching openings before considering an offensive coordinator job.
Sat, 12 Jan 2013 04:08:55 -0800
The San Diego Chargers will interview former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt Saturday, Jan. 12, for their head coaching vacancy.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 08:11:27 -0800
The San Diego Chargers will interview Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching vacancy this weekend.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 11:58:56 -0800
The Cleveland Browns are interviewing form Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt Thursday, Jan. 10. It is the second time Whisenhunt has interviewed with Cleveland.
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 20:52:20 -0800
The Cleveland Browns are back to square one in terms of their head coaching search after moving on from University of Oregon head coach Chip Kelly. The team has met with Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton and former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt. However, they do not have a clear leader for the vacancy, and their second choice, Syracuse head coach Doug Marrone, was hired by the Buffalo Bills Sunday, Jan. 6.
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 12:02:27 -0800
The Denver Broncos could show interest in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their offensive coordinator position if offensive coordinator Mike McCoy gets a head coaching job.
Thu, 03 Jan 2013 04:12:27 -0800
The Cleveland Browns interviewed former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching vacancy, according to league sources.
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 18:16:30 -0800
The Buffalo Bills have executives in Arizona to interview former Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt Tuesday, Jan. 1. Team president Russ Brandon, departing general manager Buddy Nix and GM-in-waiting Doug Whaley will meet with the candidate.
Tue, 01 Jan 2013 08:55:32 -0800
The Buffalo Bills are interested in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:23:42 -0800
Seven NFL head coaches have been fired so far Monday, Dec. 31, following the dismissal of Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 10:20:52 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals have fired head coach Ken Whisenhunt.
Mon, 31 Dec 2012 04:29:40 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves will meet with team president Michael Bidwell early Monday, Dec. 31, to discuss the future of the franchise. The Cardinals are expected by many in the league, and within the club, to seriously consider replacing Graves with Steve Keim, the team's vice president of player personnel. Meanwhile, if the Cardinals want to fire Whisenhunt, they must pay his 2013 salary, believed to exceed $5 million.
Sat, 29 Dec 2012 09:04:34 -0800
Arizona Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton is expected to draw interest from multiple teams and be given a chance to interview for upcoming head coaching vacancies, including the Cardinals, who could relieve head coach Ken Whisenhunt of his duties after the season.
Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:30:10 -0800
Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwell said head coach Ken Whisenhunt will coach the final three games of the season.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 17:21:00 -0800
The Arizona Cardinals front office has had internal conversations about elevating defensive coordinator Ray Horton to the head coach position and firing Ken Whisenhunt. The Cardinals started out 4-0 this season, but they have dropped nine straight games and were hammered 58-0 in Week 14 by the Seattle Seahawks.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 12:28:15 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said QB John Skelton will start the team's Week 14 game.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 08:04:43 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt realizes he is on the hot seat at this point; however, he feels there is no need to discuss the matter. "Everyone's aware of that," Whisenhunt said. "You'd be living in a closet if you didn't know that that's part of this business. The coaches have been in it, I've been in it, players have been in it. So you're aware of it. It's not something that you have to talk about."
Tue, 06 Nov 2012 11:46:27 -0800
Arizona Cardinals LB O'Brien Schofield (ankle) will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his ankle that will require surgery, according to head coach Ken Whisenhunt.
Tue, 30 Oct 2012 11:07:00 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said QB John Skelton will remain the team's starting quarterback.
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 05:18:11 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said critics should not be concerned whether QB Kevin Kolb is tough enough to play the quarterback position. Kolb has endured 17 sacks in the last two games. "I think he answered a lot of questions about that," Whisenhunt said. "People were questioning his toughness or his ability to play in one of those kinds of games. He certainly did that." Kolb has also earned the respect of teammates. "A lot of people said he wasn't tough, he'd been knocked out of a couple of games, he'd gotten some shots put on him, but he's willing to stand in there and get a bloody nose," OG Daryn Colledge said. "He's proved that and we want to keep fighting to for him. We take that personal. We want to protect him."
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 07:25:36 -0700
There is little question Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt will stick with QB Kevin Kolb as the team's starting quarterback as long as Kolb is playing well and the team is winning. Publicly, Whisenhunt is saying he will not make a final decision until QB John Skelton (ankle) goes through a full practice.
Sat, 15 Sep 2012 05:52:51 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said Friday, Sept. 14, he still has hope QB John Skelton (ankle) will play in Week 2 despite being listed as doubtful for the game.
Sat, 18 Aug 2012 04:54:42 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said the team's quarterback competition between QBs Kevin Kolb and John Skelton will continue for at least another week. Whisenhunt wants to see Skelton play more.
Wed, 15 Aug 2012 05:59:39 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt dismissed a report suggesting QB John Skelton is the favorite to win the starting quarterback battle with QB Kevin Kolb. "As far as favorites and longshots, I had never really thought of it in those terms. We've always been true to what we said: we're going to be true to the process," Whisenhunt said. "We're trying to get the best player who gives us a chance to win. I think everyone wants an instant evaluation but we just don't think in those terms."
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 06:36:02 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt took issue with comments made by former NFL player Willie McGinest that players prefer QB John Skelton over QB Kevin Kolb. "I have no perception whatever that that's going on," Whisenhunt said. "From what I've seen, standing in the huddle, which I don't believe he was in the huddle, the team's responded to both guys and feel like both guys can be successful for them. So I don't put a whole lot of stock into that. If he's willing to say who it was or what they're talking about and what context, maybe it would be worthy of commenting."
Wed, 15 Feb 2012 05:02:48 -0800
St. Louis Rams head coach Jeff Fisher, Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and Green Bay Packers executive Mark Murphy have been named to the NFL Competition Committee, the league announced Tuesday, Feb. 14.
Thu, 19 Jan 2012 08:07:50 -0800
Former Kansas City Chiefs head coach Todd Haley is unlikely to return to the Arizona Cardinals' coaching staff. Talks between Haley and the Cardinals have been amicable; however, coming to agreement on a position that meets the Cardinals' needs and matches Haley's career goals has been elusive. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt doesn't want to make a major shakeup on his offensive staff. The only open position is the quarterbacks coach job, and Haley may not be open to such a role after serving as both an offensive coordinator and head coach in the past.
Mon, 07 Nov 2011 10:28:02 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said CB Michael Adams (head, neck) appears to be fine after suffering head and neck injuries in Week 9.
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 22:59:11 -0700
Arizona Cardinals PK Jay Feely remains confident he'll rebound after missing two field goals in Week 3 against the Seattle Seahawks. Head coach Ken Whisenhunt also remains confident in the veteran. "What you're asking that guy to do is very tough," Whisenhunt said. "You have to be mentally strong. That's one thing I know for sure about Jay."
Thu, 17 Feb 2011 10:15:54 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he is not sure if he or offensive coordinator Mike Miller will call the plays next season, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 06:25:27 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and WR Larry Fitzgerald have discussed the team's options at quarterback in 2011; however, Whisenhunt added Fitzgerald is not the one who is making the decision on the matter, according to Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. "Larry is obviously not making the decisions," Whisenhunt said. "There's a lot of things that guys want that they don't necessarily get. That's why I have individual meetings with them to get their ideas. It would make sense to at least talk to some of your players."
Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:22:51 -0800
Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau said Friday, Jan. 28, that if he is coaching in 2011, it will be with his current team and not the Arizona Cardinals, reports Mark Kaboly, of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. ESPN reported that LeBeau was interested in joining friend and head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals. "I promise you: If I'm coaching, it will be the Pittsburgh Steelers," LeBeau said.
Mon, 24 Jan 2011 07:53:43 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt has great admiration for Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau and would love to have him as his new defensive coordinator, according to CBSSports.com. LeBeau's contract expires at the end of the season, but he could still return to the Steelers or retire.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 20:31:04 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt announced Thursday, Jan. 6, that defensive coordinator Bill Davis has been fired, reports Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. "I have great respect for Billy as a caoch and a friend, but when you go 5-11 you're forced to make some tough decisions, and this is one of them," Whisenhunt said. The Cardinals finished the 2010 season ranked 29th in total yards allowed and 30th in rushing yards allowed.
Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:12:36 -0800
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt is mulling changes to his coaching staff, according to Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. It is uncertain if Whisenhunt will make any changes, but there has been much speculation about the future of defensive coordinator Bill Davis, who has held the job for two years. The Cardinals defense finished the 2010 season ranked 29th in total defense and last in points allowed. "I know there will be changes," Whisenhunt said. "I don't know what that is going to encompass, but we're going to make sure that we work to not have another season like this."
Thu, 07 Oct 2010 07:08:55 -0700
Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells said he did speak with head coach Ken Whisenhunt about his role in the team's offense, but Wells also said he did not mean to sound disrespectful by complaining to the media, according to Kent Somers, of The Arizona Republic. Wells laughed when asked if his comments got him in trouble. "I did tell him I didn't mean it in a disrespectful way," Wells said. "If you read the headlines, it came off like Beanie is really angry about a certain situation. I'm angry about not being out there contributing. I love being an Arizona Cardinal. Coach understood where I was coming from. No doghouse at all." Whisenhunt replied, "I understand Beanie's frustration. We're all frustrated at the way things have gone for us. It would have been my preference that he would have talked to me about it before ... but those things happen."
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 06:54:48 -0700
Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he is considering other changes to the starting lineup, on both sides of the football, besides a possible switch at starting quarterback, according to Bob McManaman, of The Arizona Republic. "I think going forward at this point, yes, we are considering them," Whisenhunt said. "Our guys have worked hard on the practice field; I don't have any problems with that. But we're not getting it done on game day. If you're not executing, if you're not getting it done, you have to look at the potential for changes. I don't want to hit the panic button. I'm not anywhere near that point. But it is something you do look at, absolutely."
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 07:38:29 -0700
The Arizona Cardinals improved to 14-5 against NFC West opponents under head coach Ken Whisenhunt and have won 12 of their past 14 against division foes after a Week 1 victory over the St. Louis Rams, according to Bob McManaman, of The Arizona Republic.
Tue, 14 Sep 2010 07:27:57 -0700
Arizona Cardinals QB Derek Anderson (chest), who suffered a chest injury in Week 1, appears to be fine, according to head coach Ken Whisenhunt, reports Bob McManaman, of The Arizona Republic. "He's a tough guy. I have a lot of respect for what Derek did (Sunday)," Whisenhunt said. "He was sore but based on what I've seen ... I don't think that's going to affect him."