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Reid closing in on Cardinals' job?

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid.

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid. (Credit: Getty Images)

Well, that didn't take long. 

Just a day after being fired by the Eagles, Andy Reid has emerged as the clear front-runner for the Cardinals' job, which opened up when the team fired Ken Whisenhunt yesterday. 

Per Tim Ring of KTVK in Phoenix, Reid is about to be named the head coach. The Cardinals have also interviewed defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who could be retained on Reid's staff. 

If Reid gets the job, he would be reunited with quarterback Kevin Kolb - which may or may not be a good thing. 

Reid traded away Donovan McNabb to the Redskins before the 2011 season after previously anointing Kolb as his starter, but taking the job away in favor of Michael Vick early in the 2010 season. 

Reid traded Kolb to the Cardinals in 2011, and he had a poor season that was marked by injury and ineffectiveness. Kolb re-emerged in 2012 and enjoyed early success, but a rib injury knocked him out for the year after a 4-0 start. 

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