Gee, I thought a coordinator had to accomplish something before interviewing for a head coaching job in the NFL.
The Pittsburgh Steelers have allowed the Arizona Cardinals to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their head coaching position, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
Haley had some success coaching the Kansas City Chiefs. After a 4-12 season in his first year as head coach, the Chiefs went 10-6 in 2010 and won the AFC West before things went bad in 2011.
Haley’s appeal as a head coaching candidate must be based on his track record in Kansas City and Arizona, where he ran an offense that got the Cardinals into the Super Bowl.
The Cardinals, who fired Ken Whisenhunt, probably figure Haley is the guy who can recapture the magic of that 2008 Super Bowl run.
His tenure in Pittsburgh so far has been anything but magical.
Not only did the Steelers finish 8-8 and fall short of the playoffs, but their scoring offense under Haley was essentially the same as it was un...