After letting Steve Wilks go after 1 year of head coaching duties, the Arizona Cardinals have decided to hire another coach with limited NFL coaching experience: Kliff Kingsbury. Kingsbury going through an incredible two months, where he was: Fired from Texas Tech, Hired as USC Offensive Coordinator, and now an NFL head coach. The Cardinals and Kingsbury have agreed to a four-year deal with a team option for the 5th year.
The morning of “Black Monday” has come and gone, and the Arizona Cardinals have parted ways with first-year Head Coach Steve Wilks. That was not the surprise of the day, as the writing has been on the wall for this outcome for the last few weeks of the regular season. After a 3-13 season, it was clear that someone’s head was going to roll.
All of us have many traditions that we are fond of around the holidays; baking cookies, caroling or even looking at Christmas lights. But the Arizona Cardinals are developing a new tradition, finding a head coach.
The Arizona Cardinals front office have been “numbed” by the sting of their most egregious coaching decision in recent history. It was only a few months ago when fans heard “It’s a re-tool, not a rebuild.” A promise that has certainly left the Birdgang disappointed and upset. So what’s next?
The holidays are upon us and it has many fans reflecting on all of the things they are thankful for. Their hometown team may not make the list of things fans are thankful for, which begs the question, what are the 2018 Arizona Cardinals thankful for (potentially)?
The Cardinals enter their much-anticipated bye week right as the trade deadline came to a close. Many fans were expecting to see some trades come to fruition, only to be disappointed by the lack of action in what seemed to be one of the more active deadlines in recent memory. Fans saw four notable wide-receivers dealt this year mid-season, as well as some defensive talent. Which may leave some fans wondering, “What gives?”
The Cardinals are struggling to put together a complete game. There will be no time for excuses as they have a quick turnaround at home against the 2-4 Denver Broncos. Denver is coming off of a close loss to the Rams, where Todd Gurley torched their defense for 208 yards rushing. Can the Cardinals finally see their run game flourish? Here are the keys to victory.