Found January 15, 2013 on Fox Sports Arizona:
TEMPE, Ariz. -- The most intriguing out-of-house possibility is no longer a possibility for the Arizona Cardinals. Broncos offensive coordinator Mike McCoy has agreed to coach the Chargers, removing one of four potential candidates for the Cardinals head coaching job. That leaves defensive coordinator Ray Horton, Steelers OC Todd Haley and Bengals OC Jay Gruden, unless the Cardinals plan to schedule more interviews with candidates such as Bruce Arians or Lovie Smith. McCoys decision makes sense. The quarterback guru who squeezed production out of Jake Delhomme and Tim Tebow inherits a Chargers club with 31-year-old quarterback Philip Rivers. Rivers has thrown 48 interceptions the past three seasons but still has 83 TD passes over that same span, a career passer rating of 94.5 and a history of success. The AFC West is also a better place to be than the NFC West these days. The Broncos are still a power with aging QB Peyton Manning, but the Raiders and Chiefs are dreadful. Compare...
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