Team president Michael Bidwill had Keim on his radar after firing GM Rod Graves last month. Keim -- in his 14th season with the team -- spent years with the Cardinals as a regional scout and more recently helped Graves negotiate contracts. His biggest challenge in Arizona would amount to fixing the team's quarterback position and shaky offensive line, which sabotaged the team in 2012.
Arizona's failed attempt to lure Andy Reid to the desert likely worked in Keim's favor. Reid, named as coach of the Kansas City Chiefs, was expected to bring his own people in to pick players if he took the job.
2013 mock fantasy draft
It's never too soon to think about next season. Michael Fabiano and NFL.com's fantasy crew unveil their first mock draft of 2013. More ...