That leaves the College ranks to choose from. A winning HC knows how to manage a coaching staff and as a HC, has connections and a pipeline to talented coaches and players from across the country.
An experienced HC has had to hone his "People Skills" and learn how to focus on details that bring out the best, and most, from his players and staff. These college HCs have learned how to deal effectively with the "bosses" to keep them at arms length from the on field decisions.
The Arizona Cardinals need a professional, not a pretender or wannabe.
Ken Whisenhunt has ruled through intimidation and retaliation, a recipe for disaster. Which he has been serving up to the Cardinals faithful for years. It's time for a change. A new sheriff with his own posse and deputies. It's time to clean house and start over, with an experienced professional winner.