Is Whisenhunt status shaky as bad season worsens?

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 03, 2012

GLENDALE, AZ - DECEMBER 06: Head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals during the NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings at the Universtity of Phoenix Stadium on December 6, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Vikings 30-17. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
The Arizona Cardinals offense has been bad this season, but never worse than it was on Sunday. Its performance in the 7-6 loss to the New York Jets was among the worst in the team's history, and that's saying something for a franchise that's had a lot of bad Sundays. The team had five first downs, tied for fewest in franchise history, was 0 for 15 on third-down conversions and gained 137 yards, 40 of them on a fake punt. The Cardinals gained 22 yards in the second half. Still, coach Ken Whisenhunt stubbornly stayed with rookie quarterback Ryan Lindley, refusing to reinsert John Skelton, benched by the coach three games ago. Now the Arizona losing streak has reached eight games, matching the franchise's longest in 68 years. --- Online: http://pro32.ap.org/poll and http://twitter.com/AP-NFL
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