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Ken Whisenhunt

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Kenneth Moore Whisenhunt

Position: TE
Height: 6-3    Weight: 237 lbs.

Born: February 28, 1962 in Atlanta, GA
High School: Richmond
College: Georgia Tech   (school history)    (Whisenhunt college stats)
Drafted by the Atlanta Falcons in the 12th round (313th overall) of the 1985 NFL Draft.

Playing Record

Coaching Results

Challenges
Year Age Tm Lg G W L T W-L% G plyf W plyf L plyf W-L% Rank Num Won Notes
2007 45 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2 6 1
2008 46 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 9 7 0 .563 4 3 1 .750 1 9 4 NFC Champions
2009 47 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 10 6 0 .625 2 1 1 .500 1 10 4
2010 48 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4 11 6
2011 49 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 8 8 0 .500 2 8 4
2012 50 Arizona Cardinals NFL 16 5 11 0 .313 4 9 6
2014 52 Tennessee Titans NFL 4 1 3 0 .250 3 0 0
7 yrs 100 46 54 0 .460 6 4 2 .667 2.4 53 25
6 yrs ARI 96 45 51 0 .469 6 4 2 .667 2.3 53 25
1 yr TEN 4 1 3 0 .250 0 0 0 3.0 0 0

Games over .500: -8
Super Bowl Wins: 0
Overall Championships: 0
Conference Championships: 1
Division Championships: 2

Team's Ranks

Team Ranks in various categories, Lower ALWAYS indicates better performance.
Overall Offense Rushing Off Passing Off Defense Rushing Def Passing Def
Year Tm Tms WL% T/G Pts± Yds± Yds Pts GvA Att Yds TD Y/A FL Att Yds TD Int NY/A Yds Pts TkA Att Yds TD Y/A FR Att Yds TD Int nY/A
2004 PIT 32 1 5 5 2 16 11 5 1 2 6 19 4 32 28 19 8 8 1 1 11 2 1 5 5 9 5 4 1 9 5
2005 PIT 32 5 9 5 7 15 9 6 1 5 5 12 5 32 24 12 9 2 4 3 11 5 3 7 1 5 24 16 2 19 3
2006 PIT 32 13 27 11 3 7 12 29 14 10 8 11 21 14 9 12 30 7 9 11 13 6 3 4 3 24 24 20 16 6 16
2007 ARI 32 14 22 15 13 12 7 27 25 29 22 30 14 2 5 4 31 8 17 27 15 9 9 21 10 17 27 28 25 10 17
2008 ARI 32 12 17 18 11 4 3 24 32 32 18 31 30 2 2 3 16 6 19 28 5 19 16 13 11 1 16 22 32 17 24
2009 ARI 32 8 24 12 17 14 11 31 32 28 12 23 32 3 12 10 20 12 20 14 10 8 17 17 25 27 31 23 14 7 11
2010 ARI 32 27 22 31 32 31 26 28 32 32 24 11 28 11 31 31 20 31 29 30 8 30 30 29 20 7 16 23 9 11 26
2011 ARI 32 13 28 21 25 19 24 28 28 24 16 17 16 15 17 13 27 21 18 17 26 26 21 23 16 19 22 17 5 26 10
2012 ARI 32 26 17 27 31 32 31 28 32 32 21 32 24 9 28 31 32 32 12 17 4 31 28 16 22 13 4 5 10 2 11
2013 SDG 32 12 20 12 9 5 12 10 6 13 25 21 16 22 4 5 7 2 23 11 30 3 12 18 27 29 12 29 12 26 31
2014 TEN 32 26 20 30 24 26 30 20 26 17 19 5 6 24 28 27 30 23 15 27 14 27 22 25 11 28 9 9 17 5 18
7 yrs %tile 47 36 34 35 42 44 20 11 17 44 37 36 74 48 50 25 44 45 32 67 36 39 39 52 53 47 46 53 68 51
6 yrs ARI 51 35 39 36 45 50 17 9 11 44 28 28 81 54 55 27 46 43 34 68 39 40 41 49 59 43 42 54 65 52
1 yr TEN 22 41 9 28 22 9 41 22 50 44 88 84 28 16 19 9 31 56 19 59 19 34 25 69 16 75 75 50 88 47

Full Coaching History

Year Age Level Employer Role
1995 33 College Vanderbilt Special Teams/Tight Ends
1996 34 College Vanderbilt Special Teams/Tight Ends
1997 35 NFL Baltimore Ravens Tight Ends
1998 36 NFL Baltimore Ravens Tight Ends
1999 37 NFL Cleveland Browns Special Teams
2000 38 NFL New York Jets Tight Ends
2001 39 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Tight Ends
2002 40 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Tight Ends
2003 41 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Tight Ends
2004 42 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2005 43 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2006 44 NFL Pittsburgh Steelers Offensive Coordinator
2007 45 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2008 46 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2009 47 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2010 48 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2011 49 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2012 50 NFL Arizona Cardinals Head Coach
2013 51 NFL San Diego Chargers Offensive Coordinator

Challenges

Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2007-09-23 1 10 1-10 RAV 44 U Steve McNair pass incomplete short right intended for Todd Heap.
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-09-30 2 6 2-6 CRD 25 U Matt Leinart pass incomplete deep middle intended for Bryant Johnson (defended by Troy Polamalu).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-10-14 2 5 2-5 CRD 25 U Kurt Warner pass complete deep middle to Larry Fitzgerald for 16 yards (tackle by Chris Harris). Larry Fitzgerald fumbles (forced by Chris Harris), recovered by Chris Harris at ARI-41 (tackle by Larry Fitzgerald).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-11-18 1 10 1-10 CRD 37 U Carson Palmer pass complete deep left to Chris Henry for 37 yards, touchdown. Penalty on Eric Green: Defensive Pass Interference (Declined).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-12-02 2 8 2-8 CLE 33 U Derek Anderson pass complete deep left to Braylon Edwards for 67 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2007-12-09 1 10 1-10 CRD 27 O Kurt Warner sacked by Rocky Bernard for -7 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by Rocky Bernard), recovered by Lofa Tatupu at ARI-28 and returned for 5 yards (tackle by Reggie Wells).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner sacked by Rocky Bernard for -7 yards
2007Challenges: 6 Overturned: 1 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2008-09-07 3 4 3-4 SFO 5 U Kurt Warner pass complete short middle to Steve Breaston for 3 yards (tackle by Michael Lewis).
ARI challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-10-26 3 2 3-2 CAR 35 U Jake Delhomme pass complete short left to Steve Smith for 65 yards, touchdown.
ARI challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-11-10 1 10 1-10 SFO 44 O Tim Hightower right end for no gain (tackle by Nate Clements). Tim Hightower fumbles (forced by Nate Clements), recovered by Michael Lewis at SFO-44 (tackle by Tim Hightower).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Tim Hightower right end for 1 yard (tackle by Michael Lewis)
2008-11-16 2 10 2-10 CRD 20 U Kurt Warner sacked by Brandon Mebane for -5 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by Brandon Mebane), recovered by Darryl Tapp at ARI-14 (tackle by Mike Gandy).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-12-07 4 7 4-7 CRD 39 O Ben Graham punts 50 yards, returned by Derek Stanley for 36 yards (tackle by Aaron Francisco).
ARI challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was overturned: Ben Graham punts 50 yards, returned by Derek Stanley for 33 yards (tackle by Aaron Francisco)
2008-12-14 2 10 2-10 CRD 46 U Kurt Warner pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Breaston is intercepted by Cedric Griffin at ARI-45 and returned for -2 yards (tackle by Anquan Boldin).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2008-12-14 2 1 2-1 CRD 31 U Kurt Warner pass complete short right to Anquan Boldin for 9 yards (tackle by Antoine Winfield). Anquan Boldin fumbles (forced by Antoine Winfield), recovered by Darren Sharper at ARI-43 (tackle by Tim Hightower).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-02-01 3 1 3-1 CRD 1 O Ben Roethlisberger right end for 1 yard, touchdown.
ARI challenged the runner broke the plane ruling, and the play was overturned: Ben Roethlisberger sacked by Darnell Dockett for 0 yards
2009-02-01 3 6 3-6 PIT 49 O Kurt Warner sacked by James Farrior for -6 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by James Farrior), recovered by James Harrison at ARI-44 and returned for 1 yards (tackle by Levi Brown).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete
2008Challenges: 9 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2009-09-20 1 10 1-10 JAX 41 O id_0 for 11 yards (tackle by Daryl Smith). id_0 fumbles (forced by Daryl Smith), recovered by Rashean Mathis at JAX-21 (tackle by Reggie Wells).
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Chris Wells up the middle for 11 yards (tackle by Daryl Smith). Chris Wells fumbles (forced by Daryl Smith), recovered by Rashean Mathis at JAX-21 (tackle by Anthony Becht)
2009-10-11 1 9 1-9 HTX 9 U Kurt Warner pass complete short right to Anquan Boldin for 7 yards (tackle by Eugene Wilson). Anquan Boldin fumbles (forced by Eugene Wilson), recovered by DeMeco Ryans at HOU-1 (tackle by Kurt Warner).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-01 2 13 2-13 CRD 38 O Kurt Warner pass complete short left to Larry Fitzgerald for -3 yards (tackle by C.J. Wilson). Larry Fitzgerald fumbles (forced by C.J. Wilson), recovered by Jon Beason at ARI-35 (tackle by LaRod Stephens-Howling).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete short left intended for Larry Fitzgerald (defended by C.J. Wilson)
2009-11-01 1 10 1-10 CRD 39 U Kurt Warner sacked by Julius Peppers for -2 yards. Kurt Warner fumbles (forced by Julius Peppers), recovered by Tyler Brayton at ARI-31 (tackle by Mike Gandy).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-08 3 25 3-25 CRD 5 U Kurt Warner pass complete deep left to Steve Breaston for 24 yards (tackle by Corey Graham).
ARI challenged the first down ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-15 2 4 2-4 SEA 4 O Kurt Warner pass incomplete short right intended for Anquan Boldin is intercepted by Marcus Trufant at SEA-0.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Kurt Warner pass incomplete short right intended for Anquan Boldin
2009-11-15 1 10 1-10 SEA 20 U Matt Hasselbeck pass complete deep right to T.J. Houshmandzadeh for 17 yards.
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-11-29 2 10 2-10 CRD 34 O Matt Leinart pass complete short middle to Early Doucet for 6 yards (tackle by Kevin Kaesviharn). Early Doucet fumbles (forced by Kevin Kaesviharn), recovered by Kevin Vickerson at ARI-40 (tackle by Anquan Boldin).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Matt Leinart pass incomplete short middle intended for Early Doucet (defended by Kevin Kaesviharn)
2009-12-14 1 10 1-10 SFO 46 U Kurt Warner pass incomplete deep middle intended for Larry Fitzgerald (defended by Dashon Goldson).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009-12-20 1 6 1-6 CRD 6 U Drew Stanton pass complete short left to Derrick Williams for 5 yards (tackle by Bryant McFadden).
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2009Challenges: 10 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 6
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2010-09-26 2 9 2-9 RAI 31 U Bruce Gradkowski pass complete deep middle to Louis Murphy for 25 yards (tackle by Adrian Wilson). Penalty on Daryl Washington: Illegal Contact (Declined).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-10-10 3 16 3-16 NOR 27 O Drew Brees pass complete short left to Lance Moore for 14 yards (tackle by Greg Toler).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Drew Brees pass incomplete short left intended for Lance Moore
2010-10-31 3 2 3-2 CRD 47 U Max Hall pass incomplete short left intended for Chris Wells (defended by Geno Hayes).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-07 2 4 2-4 CRD 21 O Derek Anderson pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Breaston is intercepted by Chad Greenway at ARI-29.
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Derek Anderson pass incomplete short left intended for Steve Breaston (defended by Chad Greenway)
2010-11-14 3 6 3-6 CRD 7 U Matt Hasselbeck pass complete short left to Mike Williams for 6 yards (tackle by Gregory Toler).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-14 CRD 30 U Jay Feely kicks onside 9 yards. Penalty on Jay Feely: Illegal Touch Kick.
ARI challenged the kick touched ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010-11-29 1 10 1-10 SFO 40 O Derek Anderson pass incomplete short right intended for Early Doucet is intercepted by Takeo Spikes at SFO-35 and returned for 20 yards.
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Derek Anderson pass incomplete short right intended for Early Doucet is intercepted by Takeo Spikes at SFO-35. Penalty on Jeremy Bridges: Unnecessary Roughness, 15 yards
2010-12-12 2 9 2-9 CRD 40 O John Skelton pass complete short left to Larry Fitzgerald for -10 yards (tackle by Syd'Quan Thompson). Larry Fitzgerald fumbles (forced by Syd'Quan Thompson), recovered by Andre' Goodman at ARI-30 (tackle by Larry Fitzgerald).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: John Skelton pass incomplete short left intended for Larry Fitzgerald (defended by Syd'Quan Thompson)
2010-12-12 1 10 1-10 DEN 24 O John Skelton pass incomplete short left intended for Early Doucet.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: John Skelton pass complete short left to Early Doucet for 11 yards (tackle by Perrish Cox)
2011-01-02 4 5 4-5 CRD 34 O Andy Lee punts 33 yards.
ARI challenged the touchback ruling, and the play was overturned: Andy Lee punts 34 yards, touchback
2011-01-02 2 15 2-15 SFO 38 U Alex Smith pass complete short middle to Delanie Walker for 17 yards (tackle by Adrian Wilson and Kerry Rhodes).
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was upheld.
2010Challenges: 11 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 5
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2011-09-11 1 10 1-10 CAR 47 O Cam Newton pass complete deep right to Steve Smith for 41 yards (tackle by A.J. Jefferson).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Cam Newton pass incomplete deep right intended for Steve Smith
2011-09-18 2 18 2-18 WAS 24 O Kevin Kolb pass incomplete short middle intended for Andre Roberts is intercepted by London Fletcher at WAS-11 and returned for 13 yards (tackle by Levi Brown).
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Kevin Kolb pass incomplete short middle intended for Andre Roberts is intercepted by London Fletcher at WAS-11
2011-10-02 2 6 2-6 NYG 14 U Alfonso Smith left tackle for 12 yards (tackle by Greg Jones).
ARI challenged the runner was in bounds ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-10-09 1 15 1-15 CRD 47 O Donovan McNabb pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 6 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Donovan McNabb pass complete short right to Michael Jenkins for 6 yards (tackle by Clark Haggans). Michael Jenkins fumbles (forced by Clark Haggans), recovered by Rashad Johnson at ARI-41 (tackle by Devin Aromashodu)
2011-11-20 1 7 1-7 CRD 7 U Alex Smith pass incomplete short right intended for Delanie Walker.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-12-11 3 2 3-2 SFO 27 U John Skelton pass incomplete short left intended for Larry Fitzgerald is intercepted by Tarell Brown at SFO-20 and returned for -1 yards (tackle by Andre Roberts).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011-12-18 3 15 3-15 CLE 14 O Seneca Wallace sacked by O'Brien Schofield for -9 yards.
ARI challenged the runner was down by contact ruling, and the play was overturned: Seneca Wallace sacked by O'Brien Schofield for -9 yards. Seneca Wallace fumbles (forced by O'Brien Schofield), recovered by Calais Campbell at CLE-5
2011-12-18 3 10 3-10 CRD 34 U Seneca Wallace pass complete short right to Jordan Norwood for 8 yards (tackle by Patrick Peterson).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2011Challenges: 8 Overturned: 4 Upheld: 4
Date Down ToGo Location Detail
2012-09-09 1 10 1-10 SEA 25 O Russell Wilson pass incomplete short left intended for Marshawn Lynch (defended by Sam Acho).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was overturned: Russell Wilson for no gain. Russell Wilson fumbles, recovered by Paris Lenon at SEA-17 (tackle by Paul McQuistan)
2012-09-16 1 10 1-10 CRD 48 U Tom Brady pass complete short left to Brandon Lloyd for 9 yards.
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-09-16 3 8 3-8 CRD 22 U Kevin Kolb pass incomplete short right intended for Larry Fitzgerald.
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-09-23 2 8 2-8 CRD 36 O Michael Vick right end for 1 yard (tackle by Sam Acho).
ARI challenged the fumble ruling, and the play was overturned: Michael Vick right end for 1 yard (tackle by Sam Acho). Michael Vick fumbles (forced by Sam Acho), recovered by Dan Williams at ARI-35 (tackle by Dallas Reynolds)
2012-09-23 2 9 2-9 CRD 31 O Michael Vick pass complete short right to Brent Celek for 2 yards (tackle by Daryl Washington).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Michael Vick pass incomplete short right intended for Brent Celek
2012-10-04 3 5 3-5 RAM 9 O Sam Bradford pass complete short right to Danny Amendola for 22 yards (tackle by William Gay).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Sam Bradford pass incomplete deep right intended for Danny Amendola
2012-11-04 2 8 2-8 CRD 8 O Aaron Rodgers pass complete short left to Jordy Nelson for 5 yards (tackle by Jamell Fleming).
ARI challenged the pass completion ruling, and the play was overturned: Aaron Rodgers pass incomplete short left intended for Jordy Nelson
2012-12-02 2 10 2-10 NYJ 20 U Mark Sanchez pass complete short right to Stephen Hill for 15 yards (tackle by Patrick Peterson).
ARI challenged the incomplete pass ruling, and the play was upheld.
2012-12-23 3 6 3-6 CRD 46 O Jay Cutler pass complete deep left to Brandon Marshall for 32 yards (tackle by Patrick Peterson).
ARI challenged the ruling, and the play was overturned: Jay Cutler pass incomplete deep left intended for Brandon Marshall
2012Challenges: 9 Overturned: 6 Upheld: 3
TotalChallenges: 53 Overturned: 25 Upheld: 28

Worked For

NFL head coaches this coach worked under in his career.
Name Role
Bill Cowher Tight Ends, Offensive Coordinator
Al Groh Tight Ends
Ted Marchibroda Tight Ends
Mike McCoy Offensive Coordinator
Chris Palmer Special Teams