TEMPE, Ariz. Lets start with the reasons the local media believe Ray Horton would be a great hire for the Cardinals.
Hes smart, hes articulate, hes funny and hes accessible.
OK, lets move on to the reasons Horton could actually be hired as the Cardinals next coach none of which were outlined above.
While the unsubstantiated reports of Andy Reid's all-but-certain hiring by the Cardinals continued making the rounds, Horton had a chance to sell his wares to team president Michael Bidwill, vice president of player personnel Steve Keim and director of player of personnel Jason Licht. Horton met with the trio for three-plus hours on Wednesday morning at the teams facility, and the range of topics was broad.
We covered everything from personnel to the physical structure of the building to expansion of the building, expansion of the roster, how to change things going forward, how to self-evaluate the coaching, the process and him, Horton said, referring to Bidwill. He asked me my im...