4 offensive coordinators who could help the Cardinals in 2022

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MIAMI – SEPTEMBER 21: Head coach Jim Caldwell of the Indianapolis Colts watches his team take on the Miami Dolphins at Land Shark Stadium on September 21, 2009 in Miami, Florida. The Colts defeated the Dolphins 27-23. (Photo by Doug Benc/Getty Images) /

Jim Caldwell

If experience is what the Cards are looking for in an offensive assistant for Kliff Kingsbury, Jim Caldwell could be their man. The 67-year-old has had two separate stints as a head coach at the professional level, holding that position with both the Indianapolis Colts (2009-11) and the Detroit Lions (2014-17).

Caldwell has a fantastic reputation for working with passers as well. The Wisconsin native’s first job in the NFL was back in 2001 when he was hired as a quarterbacks coach by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Caldwell also performed the same duty with the Colts (2002-08), the Baltimore Ravens (2012), and the Miami Dolphins (2019).

After two seasons away from the game, Caldwell now appears to want back in. Back on January 4, he was interviewed to become the next head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. If a head position doesn’t materialize, perhaps a gig as Kingsbury’s right-hand man would interest the knowledgeable Caldwell.