In a report by Jason La Canfora, former Eagles head coach Andy Reid is expected to be named the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals very soon. He also reports that former Browns general manager Tom Heckert could be brought in as the Cardinals' general manager.
Numerous sources have said former Browns GM Tom Heckert is most likely to end up with Reid there; Heckert worked with Reid in Philadelphia. Also, Reid may able to salvage quarterback Kevin Kolb, who he drafted and coached with the Eagles.
Reid would look at recently fired Browns coach Pat Shurmur for a coordinator position. Reid is expected to pursue former offensive line coach/defensive coordinator Juan Castillo for his offensive line position and former Vikings head coach Brad Childress, Shurmur's coordinator in Cleveland, could also join the staff as a quarterback coach.
I would hate to be a Cardinals fan if all I did was get Philadelphia's old staff that was trying to jump start Kevin Kolb's career again. Nonetheless, it could be possible that some combination of Heckert, Shurmur, and Childress are in Arizona next year.
The local media has conflicting tweets as to whether or not Heckert will join Reid, though:
Tom Heckert told me yesterday he could wind up reconnected with Andy Reid, who is reportedly close to landing in Arizona.— Scott Petrak ct (@ScottPetrak) January 1, 2013
I do expect former #browns gm Heckert to land a gm job but not in Arizona. He has interviews lined up.— Mary Kay Cabot (@MaryKayCabot) January 1, 2013
In other former Browns front office news, Mike Holmgren is willing to listen if teams are interested in him coaching, according to ESPN's Ed Werder:
I asked Mike Holmgren about a return to coaching. "If anyone is interested, I'll listen.'' Holmgren doesn't seem entirely done with football— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) January 1, 2013
So far, no teams have been confirmed to reach out to Holmgren. Meanwhile, the Browns are busy with their own head coaching search.