Whisenhunt in demand around the NFL

DSan Diego Chargers offensive coordinator Ken Whisenhunt is regarded as the frontrunner for the Detroit Lions' head coaching vacancy, according to ESPN.

Whisenhunt played for the Washington Redskins with Lions general manager Martin Mayhew for two seasons.

Whisenhunt is in demand because he's also regarded as a top candidate for the Redskins, Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings.

Whisenhunt was 45-51 in six seasons as the Arizona Cardinals' head coach.

Whisenhunt has helped Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers have a turnaround season.

The Lions have also interviewed Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell, who's interviewing for the Redskins job today.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun.

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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