Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury, who tested positive for COVID-19, will miss Sunday’s game against the Browns – .

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Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury, who tested positive for COVID-19, will miss Sunday’s game against the Browns – .


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Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not be sidelined for Sunday’s road game against the Cleveland Browns. Quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive lineman Zach Allen will also miss Sunday’s game after testing positive for COVID-19, according to the team’s website.

Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph and special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers will share head coaching duties for Sunday’s game. Joseph has head coaching experience having held that position in Denver during the 2017 and 2018 seasons.

The Cardinals are also awaiting information on the status of star passing thrower Chandler Jones, who tested positive earlier this week. The Cardinals enter Sunday’s game as the last undefeated NFL team. The 5-0 Cardinals boast of the NFL’s fourth-place scoring offense and the NFL’s sixth-ranked scoring defense. Arizona’s offense was bolstered by quarterback Kyler Murray, who completed more than 75 percent of his passes with 10 touchdowns and four interceptions in five games. The Cardinals’ defense was led by Chandler Jones and cornerback Byron Murphy. Jones has five sacks so far, while Jones has three interceptions with six breakouts.

In his third season in Arizona, Kingsbury was 18-18-1 with the Cardinals. Arizona went 5-10-1 in its first season before posting a tied 8-8 record in 2020. The Cardinals are chasing their first playoff spot since 2015, when they came down. have qualified for the NFC Championship game for the second time in franchise history. .

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