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Everything we know about the Arizona Cardinals search for a new head coach.

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The Arizona Cardinals are on the search for a new head coach.... Again.

Citing a bevy of issues with Steve Wilks, Michael Bidwill and Steve Keim laid out a laundry list of issues that caused the 2018 season to go awry.

Now, they need to fix that.

It starts with the Cardinals finding the right guy to be the new head coach and recapture some of the magic that left with Bruce Arians.

We know, from Bidwill, that the Cardinals will be keeping things “close to the vest” during this search.

That is different than the pretty much widely known search of 2018, where most knew Wilks was a secondary or even tertiary choice.

Now, they are looking at a couple of coaches who have been out of the NFL recently, but also at one of the newly fired coaches on the market.

The two coaches who have been out of football we don’t know names, but based on people I have spoken with and a renewed interest by others in the NFL, Jim Caldwell and Chuck Pagano the other.

The Cardinals have also already reached out to Adam Gase, the recently fired former head coach of the Miami Dolphins.

Gase, 40, had a 23-25 record with the Dolphins in three season, including being 0-1 in the postseason.

Meanwhile, the 63-year old Caldwell is 62-50 as a head coach, but only 2-4 in the post season.

Now, more names are coming out:

The Cardinals have interest in Chiefs offensive coordinator and Andy Reid disciple Eric Bienemy as well as Rams quarterback coach Zac Taylor.

Gase will be quite a polarizing candidate to watch, but of the two names we know, who excites you more?

Poll

Which coaching candidate would you prefer to be the Arizona Cardinals Head Coach in 2019

This poll is closed

  • 5%
    Jim Caldwell
    (66 votes)
  • 26%
    Adam Gase
    (312 votes)
  • 11%
    Chuck Pagano
    (132 votes)
  • 38%
    Eric Bienemy
    (450 votes)
  • 18%
    Zac Taylor
    (219 votes)
1179 votes total Vote Now