The Arizona Cardinals will face the Cleveland Browns on Sunday with out head coach Kliff Kingsbury on the helm.
Darren Urban of the Cardinals’ official web site reported Friday that Kingsbury has examined optimistic for COVID and won’t coach Sunday. Quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive lineman Zach Allen additionally examined optimistic and can miss the sport.
With Kingsbury at dwelling, Cardinals defensive coordinator Vance Joseph and particular groups coordinator Jeff Rodgers will cut up the head-coaching duties, with different assistants pitching in as wanted. Joseph has head-coaching expertise, having spent two seasons because the Denver Broncos’ head coach.
It’s not nice timing for the 5-0 Cardinals, who’re touring to Cleveland for a big recreation. The Browns might be seeking to get again on monitor after a 47-42 loss final week.
Cleveland will be capable to sympathize with Kingsbury. Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski needed to miss a playoff recreation final season for a similar purpose, and he did not like it one bit.