Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 1/14/13

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 29: Head coach Ken Whisenhunt of the Arizona Cardinals yells at a referee against the Tennessee Titans during their game at LP Field on November 29, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed former Cardinals coach Ken Whisenhunt on Monday morning as they continued their search to replace Andy Reid. Whisenhunt was fired Dec. 31 after six years in Arizona. He led the Cardinals to their only Super Bowl appearance in his second season, and Arizona won its second straight NFC West title the following year. But after a 4-0 start this season, the Cardinals lost 11 of their last 12 to finish 5-11 for the second time in three years. The Eagles also were interviewing Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden on Monday, bringing the total number of known candidates to 11. Among those were three high-profile college coaches who decided to stay at their schools. They were Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly, Oregon’s Chip Kelly and Penn State’s Bill O’Brien.

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