Ken Whisenhunt, Head Coach; Rod Graves, General Manager (Arizona Cardinals)
Despite coaching Arizona to two of its three winning seasons in the past 28 years, team president Michael Bidwill was reluctant to turn a blind eye on head coach Ken Whisenhunt after a messy 2012. Burdened by the hefty signing of Kevin Kolb and his poor play at the quarterback position, the Cardinals blew a surprising 4-0 start only to lose 11 of their last 12 to finish the season a disappointing 5-11. To Whisenhunt's credit, however, the 50-year-old coach was the winningest in Arizona history (45-51) and went 4-2 in the postseason, including an appearance in Super Bowl XLIII in 2009. Rod Graves, who spent 16 years with the franchise, was also dismissed. (AP Photo/Paul Connors)
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