The offseason for the Arizona Cardinals has been quite the interesting ride. It started with the firing of their first year head coach and basically ended with drafting another quarterback in the first round and trading away Josh Rosen.
The brazen, crazy offseason has many believing that Steve Keim is on the hot seat.
Conor Orr of Sports Illustrated dropped just this type of list and had Steve Keim on the top of it:
Big swings sometimes produce big success, but they always produce a monumental target on the backs of those calling the shots. My two cents: The NFL’s old guard can’t wait to shove back against the legion of wunderkinds hired this offseason. Imagine if Arizona’s offense doesn’t produce the traditional Mike Leach-ian fireworks we all expect. Cardinals ownership will spend an entire season getting I told you so’d, which means that someone will have to pay the price.
I get the idea, but I don’t see the Cardinals moving on from Kliff Kingsbury or Steve Keim after one year unless they are somehow worse than they were in 2018.
Meaning worse offensively, leading to a worse defense and an overall worse product on the field.
To me, that would be not just a fireable offense, but maybe the Cardinals would need to be relegated to a CFL status.
I don’t see anyway that Keim and Kingsbury don’t have two to three seasons to figure this out, barring just complete and utter ineptness.
But, it’s a fun narrative.