Bengals OC Jay Gruden interviews for Cardinals head coach job
TEMPE, Ariz. – Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden is the latest to interview for the vacant head coaching job with the Arizona Cardinals.
Gruden, younger brother of former Oakland and Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden, says his interview Thursday at Cardinals headquarters was his first for a head coaching job with any NFL team. He says he may interview with the Philadelphia Eagles next week.
The Cardinals also have interviewed their defensive coordinator, Ray Horton, and Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.
Although the Cardinals have not confirmed it, Steelers President Art Rooney II told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Todd Haley interviewed for the Arizona job Wednesday.
Arizona is seeking a replacement for Ken Whisenhunt, who was fired after six seasons.