Patient Eagles interviewed Ken Whisenhunt
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Add yet another name to the Philadelphia Eagles' list of coaching candidates.
Former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt interviewed with Philadelphia on Monday morning as the team's search to replace Andy Reid entered its third week.
Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley is scheduled to return Tuesday for a second interview.
Whisenhunt was dismissed by Arizona on Dec. 31 after six seasons. He led the Cardinals to their only Super Bowl appearance in his second season and Arizona won its second straight NFC West title the following year. But after a 4-0 start this season, the Cardinals lost 11 of their last 12 to finish 5-11 for the second time in three years.
The Eagles also were scheduled to interview Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Monday, bringing the total number of known candidates to 11. Among those were three high-profile college coaches who decided to stay at their schools. They were Notre Dame's Brian Kelly, Oregon's Chip Kelly and Penn State's Bill O'Brien.
Former Bears coach Lovie Smith interviewed last week. The Eagles previously met with Atlanta assistants Mike Nolan and Keith Armstrong and Denver offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.
The team has selectively released information on interviews, so there could be others on the list.
The Eagles interviewed former Ravens coach Brian Billick last Monday, according to a person familiar with the meetings. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team didn't comment on the interview.
Colts offensive coordinator Bruce Arians was expected to meet with owner Jeffrey Lurie, general manager Howie Roseman and president Don Smolenski this week, but the team said no date and denied reports a meeting was set up for Tuesday.
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