Latest Kliff Kingsbury News

Column: Six Degrees of Wilks connects dots of NFL racism

Jan. 27, 2023 15:28 PM EST

Let's play Six Degrees of Steve Wilks, a quick and easy way to connect the dots of racism in the NFL head coaching ranks. — We'll start with Kliff Kingsbury, a white coach who was fired by Texas Tech in 2018 and somehow wound up as head man of the Arizona Cardinals the very next...

Cards GM Ossenfort on rebuild: 'Ego will not be tolerated'

Jan. 17, 2023 17:30 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Monti Ossenfort watched in dismay two years ago as Arizona's Kyler Murray ripped apart the Tennessee Titans defense, accounting for five touchdowns in Arizona's 38-13 victory. He's much more excited to see the quarterback again now that they're part of the same...

Cardinals hire Monti Ossenfort as team's new general manager

Jan. 16, 2023 17:36 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have hired Monti Ossenfort as the team's new general manager. The franchise announced the hiring of Ossenfort on Monday, one week after owner Michael Bidwill announced that head coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim would not...

Kingsbury, Keim out as Cardinals undergo franchise makeover

Jan. 09, 2023 16:51 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have fired coach Kliff Kingsbury and parted ways with general manager Steve Keim after a dreadful season that saw constant unwanted headlines, a serious knee injury to star quarterback Kyler Murray and lots of losing. Now it's time for a...

Arizona Cardinals fire coach Kliff Kingsbury after 4-13 season that ended on 7-game losing streak; GM steps away, too

Jan. 09, 2023 12:33 PM EST
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals fire coach Kliff Kingsbury after 4-13 season that ended on 7-game losing streak; GM steps away, too.

J.J. Watt bids farewell to NFL with emotional 2-sack game

Jan. 08, 2023 21:34 PM EST

J.J. Watt's day started with a ceremonial bow following yet another sack. It ended with an emotional goodbye fitting for the end of the career of one of the NFL's best defensive players. Watt managed to go out still playing at a high level, adding two more sacks to his career total...

49ers head into finale vs. Cardinals with chance at top seed

Jan. 05, 2023 16:38 PM EST

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers spent the past few weeks after clinching the NFC West chasing the No. 2 seed and an extra home game in the playoffs. Now the 49ers (12-4) head into the regular-season finale against the Arizona Cardinals (4-12) on Sunday with a...

Cardinals QB Kyler Murray has 'successful' ACL surgery

Jan. 04, 2023 15:57 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray said he had “successful” knee surgery to repair an ACL injury that he suffered against the New England Patriots on Dec. 12. The 25-year-old Murray posted a picture of himself laying in a hospital bed with the...

Cardinals lose again, but encouraging performances help mood

Jan. 02, 2023 18:29 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Cardinals lost another football game on Sunday. That's not particularly important. Certainly, Arizona would still like to win games and the 20-19 loss to Atlanta was disappointing. But at this point, the franchise is much more interested in building for the...

Cardinals turn to David Blough, 4th starting QB in 4 weeks

Dec. 30, 2022 20:32 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona will use its fourth starting quarterback in four games after David Blough was named the starter Friday for the Cardinals' game Sunday at Atlanta. Colt McCoy was the expected starter but has been battling concussion symptoms. Coach Kliff Kingsbury elected...