TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — With Andy Reid no longer in the picture, the Arizona Cardinals have received permission to interview Pittsburgh offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their head coaching job, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
The person asked not to be identified because the situation has not been made public.
Haley, former head coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, was offensive coordinator for Arizona in the Cardinals’ Super Bowl run in the 2008 season and has a good relationship with Cardinals President Michael Bidwill.
Bidwill had identified Reid as a candidate earlier this week but the longtime Philadelphia coach, fired by the Eagles on Monday, was close to finalizing a deal to coach the Chiefs and called off all other interviews.
The other known candidates for the Arizona job are Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton and Denver Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy.