Posted by Darin Gantt on December 31, 2012, 6:04 PM EST
Current defensive coordinator Ray Horton was established as a candidate for the Cardinals head coaching job already.
But team president Michael Bidwill just said during a press conference that he was also going to interview former Eagles coach Andy Reid and Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy as well, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic.
One of these things is not like the others.
The Cardinals have never been known for their free-spending habits, and Reid represents a significant step up in price-range from Horton or McCoy.
Bidwill also said he was “not ready to give up on Kevin Kolb yet,” and that the Kolb issue would be one he brought up with potential candidates.
Reid has already fleeced the Cardinals on Kolb once, so perhaps this would be a chance to make it up to them. The Cardinals gave Reid’s Eagles a second-round pick and cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for the right to give Kolb a $63 million contract.
Or it might be Reid’s realization that his market might not be as strong as he’d hoped, and that he might need to take the first chair offered.