FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Does Ken Whisenhunt deserve to be on the hot seat?
In a logical, rational world, no. Whisenhunt has already taken the Cardinals to the playoffs twice and the Super Bowl once. In the Cardinals 19 previous seasons in Arizona, they had made the playoffs just once.
The sixth-year coach has a 4-2 postseason record, has had just one losing season in his previous five years in charge and stayed the course last season after a 1-6 start, helping the Cards flip the script for a 7-2 finish and an 8-8 record.
"How we finished the second half of last year happened partly because he was so cool," said veteran linebacker Clark Haggans, who has played for Whisenhunt for five seasons here and was also on the Steelers team on which Whisenhunt was an assistant.
"There was no panic button. It was just, 'We have to do it better, and we will.'"
Unfortunately for Whisenhunt, the NFL isnt a logical, rational world.
"Its a what-have-you-done-for-me-now kind of league," Cardinals ...