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Titans | Jake Locker has support of front office

Wed, 19 Feb 2014 12:35:21 -0800

Tennessee Titans QB Jake Locker has the support of team president Tommy Smith. Smith thinks head coach Ken Whisenhunt will be good for Locker moving forward. "Absolutely. I do like Jake … and I think Ken is going to be very good for Jake. Jake is a competitor. He is a smart guy. I think he has the ability. He is the quarterback. That's what I have told him every time I see him. And that's the way it is."

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Titans | Chris Johnson decision coming from GM and coach

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:28:54 -0800

Tennessee Titans team president Tommy Smith said a decision on RB Chris Johnson's future with the team will come for general manager Ruston Webster and head coach Ken Whisenhunt.

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Titans | Will be active in free agency

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 11:07:26 -0800

Tennessee Titans president Tommy Smith said the team will be active in free agency in 2014, with general manager Ruston Webster and head coach Ken Whisenhunt trying to find team needs. "I've said before, we're going to be active (in free agency)," Smith said. "We were active last year and where Ruston and Ken see the need and find the talent, we're going to go after it. So within our confines within the salary cap and so forth, we're going to be active."

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Browns | Ken Whisenhunt had issues with Joe Banner

Thu, 13 Feb 2014 06:30:14 -0800

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt had reservations about the Cleveland Browns' management team in their pursuit of him for their head coach opening - specifically Joe Banner. The Browns interviewed Whisenhunt in 2013 as well, and Banner reportedly told him that they wanted more of a "championship coaching staff." Whisenhunt was miffed that Banner, who had never coached, criticized his choice of assistants.

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Titans | Two former Ken Whisenhunt assistants hired

Tue, 21 Jan 2014 00:05:55 -0800

Tennessee Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt continued putting together his staff Monday, Jan. 20, by announcing the hiring of defensive coordinator Ray Horton and defensive backs coach Louie Cioffi, who each filled the same roles this season in Cleveland. The Browns fired head coach Rob Chudzinski after the season. During the 2011 and 2012 seasons, Horton was defensive coordinator and Cioffi was defensive backs coach in Arizona while Whisenhunt was the Cardinals' head coach.

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Titans | Defense to combine 3-4, 4-3 elements

Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:15:37 -0800

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said that the team will run a hybrid front of 3-4 and 4-3 elements in their defense in 2014, but they will not be a two-gapping, 3-4 defense.

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Lions | Money lost Ken Whisenhunt to Tennessee

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 18:06:12 -0800

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt reportedly took the head coaching job in Nashville rather than with the Detroit Lions because the Titans offered $1 million more in annual salary than the Lions offered, according to a source familiar with the offers.

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Titans | Ken Whisenhunt to call plays

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:55:21 -0800

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt said he plans to call the offensive plays "unless somebody tells me I can't." He won't look to run a two-gap, 3-4 defense, but plans to field a hybrid front that will confuse opposing offenses.

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Titans | Ken Whisenhunt took more money

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:29:42 -0800

The Tennessee Titans will give new head coach Ken Whisenhunt $1 million more in annual salary that what he would have received if he went to the Detroit Lions, according to a source familiar with the offers.

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Titans | Ken Whisenhunt received longer deal

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 13:31:00 -0800

The Tennessee Titans gave head coach Ken Whisenhunt more than the standard four-year deal that most coaches receive. The Titans also guaranteed his contract.

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Titans | Keith Butler could be defensive coordinator target

Tue, 14 Jan 2014 12:15:41 -0800

Tennessee Titans head coach Ken Whisenhunt could have interest in bringing in Pittsburgh Steelers LB coach Keith Butler if the Steelers let him go. Butler has a lot of family in Nashville, Tenn.

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Titans | Ken Whisenhunt hired

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 15:14:57 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have hired San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as their next head coach.

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Titans | Mutual interest in Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 14:47:12 -0800

The Tennessee Titans are very interested in making San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt their next head coach, and Whisenhunt feels very comfortable with the city and front office.

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Chargers | Some coaches could leave with Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 13 Jan 2014 11:37:12 -0800

San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt has talked with some of the team's assistant coaches about the possibility of joining his coaching staff if he gets a head coaching job.

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Chargers | Would like to promote Frank Reich

Sun, 12 Jan 2014 07:32:32 -0800

The San Diego Chargers would like to promote quarterbacks coach Frank Reich to offensive coordinator if Ken Whisenhunt leaves for a head coaching position.

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Lions | Ken Whisenhunt interested in HC job

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 16:21:51 -0800

San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is still very interested in the Detroit Lions head coaching position because they have the offensive pieces in place.

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Titans | Complete interview with Ken Whisenhunt

Sat, 11 Jan 2014 06:29:34 -0800

The Tennessee Titans completed an interview with San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt Friday, Jan. 10.

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Steelers | Keith Butler may leave

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 13:55:06 -0800

Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers coach Keith Butler could leave the team if San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt becomes a head coach and wants Butler as his defensive coordinator.

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Chargers | Ken Whisenhunt focused on playoff game

Fri, 10 Jan 2014 10:32:14 -0800

San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt said he's completely focused on game planning for the Denver Broncos in the team's divisional round game this weekend despite having three interviews with the Detroit Lions, Tennessee Titans and Cleveland Browns leading up to Sunday's contest. "The only thing that's important to me, to be perfectly honest with you, is getting prepared for this game and that's the work that has got my focus right now," Whisenhunt said. "Everything else is secondary."

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Titans | Dan Quinn the top coaching candidate

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 12:28:01 -0800

Seattle Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn has emerged as the top candidate for the Tennessee Titans' head coaching job. Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell, Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt are the other candidates.

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Titans | Ken Whisenhunt to interview Friday

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 10:22:18 -0800

The Tennessee Titans are scheduled to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position Friday, Jan. 10.

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Browns | Ken Whisenhunt to interview

Thu, 09 Jan 2014 05:45:12 -0800

The Cleveland Browns will interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching vacancy Saturday, Jan. 11.

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Lions | Expected to interview Ken Whisenhunt

Wed, 08 Jan 2014 11:51:57 -0800

The Detroit Lions are expected to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position Thursday, Jan. 9.

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Titans | Ask to interview Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:30:59 -0800

The Tennessee Titans have formally requested permission to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position.

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Vikings | Ask to interview Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:08:15 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have requested permission to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position.

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Redskins | Looking to talk with Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 06 Jan 2014 10:25:35 -0800

The Washington Redskins have asked permission to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position.

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Lions | Have to wait if they want Ken Whisenhunt

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 15:26:52 -0800

Updating a previous report, the Detroit Lions are interested in San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, and it is his job to lose, according to a source close to the situation. However, the Lions cannot hire Whisenhunt until after the Chargers' season is over, and they advanced to the divisional round to face the Denver Broncos next weekend.

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Titans | Interested in Darrell Bevell, Ken Whisenhunt

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 08:54:05 -0800

The Tennessee Titans are interested in talking with Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt about their head coaching position.

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Lions | Ken Whisenhunt top candidate for coaching job

Sun, 05 Jan 2014 07:25:14 -0800

San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is being viewed by the team as the top head coaching candidate. Whisenhunt is also getting interest from the Washington Redskins and Minnesota Vikings.

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Lions | Russ Grimm could join coaching staff

Sat, 04 Jan 2014 12:34:06 -0800

Former Arizona Cardinals offensive line coach Russ Grimm could join the Detroit Lions if they hire San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt to be their next head coach.

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Lions | Ken Whisenhunt may be HC candidate

Wed, 01 Jan 2014 10:20:50 -0800

The Detroit Lions are believed to be interested in San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt as a candidate for their head coaching position.

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Texans | No longer interested in Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 14:04:21 -0800

The Houston Texans are not planning to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position because the Chargers made the playoffs.

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Browns | Interested in two

Mon, 30 Dec 2013 05:24:39 -0800

The Cleveland Browns are interested in New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching vacancy.

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Texans | Ken Whisenhunt expected to be HC candidate

Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:01:33 -0800

The Houston Texans are expected to give San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt strong consideration for their head coaching position.

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Lions | Interested in Ken Whisenhunt?

Thu, 26 Dec 2013 09:41:10 -0800

The Detroit Lions are expected to call San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt about their head coaching position if they get rid of current head coach Jim Schwartz after the season, according to The Detroit News' John Niyo.

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Texans | Lovie Smith interviews

Thu, 19 Dec 2013 10:07:08 -0800

Former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith reportedly interviewed for the Houston Texans' head coaching position Monday, Dec. 16, according to a source informed of the meeting. Smith is a native Texan. Other candidates for the job include interim coach Wade Phillips, Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt.

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Texans | Four expected to be HC candidates

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:57:59 -0800

Houston Texans owner Bob McNair is believed to have interest in interviewing former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith, San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, Stanford head coach David Shaw and Penn State head coach Bill O'Brien for the team's head coaching position.

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Texans | Expected to interview Ken Whisenhunt

Mon, 09 Dec 2013 09:40:42 -0800

The Houston Texas are expected to interview San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position at the soonest chance possible, according to league sources. The Texans are also interested in former Chicago Bears head coach Lovie Smith, Stanford head coach David Shaw and interim head coach Wade Phillips, among others. Whisenhunt and general manager Rick Smith worked together for a year on the league's competition committee and got to know each other well. Owner Bob McNair prefers to hire someone with previous head coaching experience.

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Texans | Two coordinators expected to be HC candidates

Sun, 08 Dec 2013 08:09:56 -0800

The Houston Texans are expected to show interest in Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio and San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt during their search for a new head coach.

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Chargers | Expect Ken Whisenhunt to be up for head coaching jobs

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 17:49:14 -0800

San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy said he would not be surprised if offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is a candidate for some head coaching positions this offseason. "When you have good coaches on your staff and you do good things, there's going to be opportunities for people. That's something you explore, getting in the business. It's all part of it. But he's an outstanding coach. We're lucky to have him. It wouldn't surprise me at all," McCoy said.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune - Michael Gehlken

Texans | Jon Gruden could be coaching candidate

Sat, 07 Dec 2013 06:19:10 -0800

The Houston Texans may be interested in Jon Gruden (Buccaneers) as a head coaching candidate. The team may also show interest in San Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt, Lovie Smith (Bears) and Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan.

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Cardinals | Beanie Wells anxious for fresh start

Sat, 26 Jan 2013 05:54:22 -0800

Arizona Cardinals RB Beanie Wells is excited for the 2013 season with the recent hiring of Bruce Arians as head coach. Wells expects a better relationship with his new head coach; he often did not see eye-to-eye with former head coach Ken Whisenhunt. "We definitely had our fair share of disagreements this season, and I've never been in a situation like that before," Wells said.

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Chargers | Ken Whisenhunt officially hired

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 14:48:06 -0800

Updating a previous report, the San Diego Chargers have officially hired former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their new offensive coordinator.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Chargers.com - Ricky Henne

Chargers | Ken Whisenhunt to be OC

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 11:15:08 -0800

The San Diego Chargers will hire former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as their new offensive coordinator.

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Chargers | Ken Whisenhunt could be OC option

Thu, 17 Jan 2013 10:20:02 -0800

The San Diego Chargers could consider former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt as an offensive coordinator candidate.

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Broncos | Ken Whisenhunt on his way?

Wed, 16 Jan 2013 09:37:43 -0800

There is speculation that former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt could become the next offensive coordinator of the Denver Broncos following the departure of Mike McCoy to the San Diego Chargers.

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Eagles | Ken Whisenhunt interviews for HC job

Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:54:59 -0800

The Philadelphia Eagles interviewed former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position Monday, Jan. 14.

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Broncos | Several could be OC options if Mike McCoy leaves

Sun, 13 Jan 2013 12:55:42 -0800

The Denver Broncos could consider quarterbacks coach Adam Gase, former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and Indianapolis Colts quarterbacks coach Clyde Christensen as offensive coordinator options if offensive coordinator Mike McCoy gets a head coaching position.

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Browns | Were interested in Ken Whisenhunt

Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:54:47 -0800

The Cleveland Browns were interested in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt for their head coaching position but could not come to an agreement. The front office wanted input on certain coaching staff hires but Whisenhunt was not interested in that, so the team hired Rob Chudzinski as their new head coach. Whisenhunt did not ask for any personnel control.

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Panthers | Two former head coaches expected to OC candidates

Sat, 12 Jan 2013 12:57:11 -0800

The Carolina Panthers are expected to show interest in former Arizona Cardinals head coach Ken Whisenhunt and former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Mike Mularkey for their offensive coordinator position. The two coaches are expected to wait to see if they are candidates for any of the head coaching openings before considering an offensive coordinator job.

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