clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Bird Droppings: Arizona Cardinals introduce Kliff Kingsbury, looking at veteran defensive coordinators and more

News and notes from around the web on the Arizona Cardinals.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals- Kliff Kingsbury Press Conference The Arizona Republic-USA TODAY NETWORK

Happy Thursday one and all.

The Arizona Cardinals introduced Kliff Kingsbury on Wednesday, and while the presser was short and sweet, it gave us plenty of fodder for the next couple of days.

Speaking of, I'll be at a conference through Sunday, so if news is breaking, feel free to talk about it here or any of the daily news links until one of us can get to it.

As always, let's get your day started with a look around the web at the Arizona Cardinals.

Cardinals Join Offensive Revolution With Kliff Kingsbury
College concepts finding increased success in NFL

Kliff Kingsbury Gets Started As Cardinals' Head Coach
As team seeks assistants, commitment made to 3-4 defensive alignment

Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury Introductory Press Conference
Listen in as we officially introduce our new head coach, Kliff Kingsbury.

Kingsbury - 'An Opportunity I Had To Take'
Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury talks to the media about what attracted him to the opportunity in Arizona.

Cover 2 - Kingsbury On Set
Mike Jurecki and Craig Grialou are joined by the Cardinals' new head coach Kliff Kingsbury following his introductory press conference.

Cards Daily - Red Raider To Red Bird
Paul Calvisi brings you the latest news and notes from head coach Kliff Kingsbury's big introductory day.

What the Cardinals and the NFL need to know about Kliff Kingsbury - Arizona Cardinals Blog- ESPN
Arizona rolls the dice by tabbing a college coach. If Kingsbury's college credentials are the evidence, expect passes and little defense.

Kliff Kingsbury of Arizona Cardinals -- First priority is hiring staff
Kliff Kingsbury says he's working closely with and leaning heavily on GM Steve Keim to identify potential candidates for his first staff. "We don't care if we know them, let's make sure we get the right coaches for us right now," Kingsbury said.

Rams coach Sean McVay endorses Cardinals' hire of Kliff Kingsbury
Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay finding success over the past two years basically forced opponents in a copy-cat league to copy-cat his hiring.

Cardinals lose director of football administration Mike Disner to Lions
Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim just got his next head coach, but he also lost a key piece to his front office staff on Tuesday.

NFL head coaching job tracker: Cards hire Kingsbury as next head coach
On Tuesday, the Arizona Cardinals hired Kliff Kingsbury. Officially, they were the first team to announce the hiring of a head coach.

Report: Cardinals interested in Texas State coach Jake Spavital as OC
According to The Athletic's Bruce Feldman, Kliff Kingsbury and the Cardinals are interested in Jake Spavital for the offensive coordinator opening.

Dom Capers reportedly a consideration as Cardinals eye veteran DC
Could the Arizona Cardinals and coach Kliff Kingsbury target Dom Capers as defensive coordinator? GM Steve Keim said he wants to run a 3-4 scheme.

Kliff Notes: Kingsbury familiar with Cardinals, takes pride in QB position
Kingsbury was officially introduced as Arizona's head coach Wednesday. The HC prides himself with the QB position and brings with him an offensive mindset.

Bidwill, Cardinals focused primarily on play-calling during coaching search
When Arizona Cardinals president Michael Bidwill opened up the search for the team's next head coach, he had one thing in mind; Consistency.

Bickley: Kliff Kingsbury showed poise during introduction as Cardinals HC
Kliff Kingsbury is as cool as he looks. His voice is deeper than you expect. He showed a great deal of poise in his first press conference as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

Opinions are varied on new head coach Kliff Kingsbury
The hiring of Kliff Kingsbury is a bold one by the Cardinals. Some love the move, while others are very skeptical.

Offensive numbers in Kliff Kingsbury’s coaching career are staggering
A Kingsbury-led offense never finished outside the top-20 in the nation in total offense and never finished outside the top-15 in passing offense.

Cardinals/Buccaneers game in 2019 perfect for prime time or London
Cardinals/Bucs wouldn't normally be a game to watch. In 2019, it is. The NFL should recognize that and give it the stage it needs.

Chuck Pagano among 3 DC candidates Cardinals will consider
They will consider at least Pagano, Mike Nolan and Dom Capers for the job.