Texans’ Lovie Smith and Cardinals’ Kliff Kingsbury fired on Black Monday
Two franchises in total chaos, the Arizona Cardinals and Houston Texans fired their head coaches on Monday. the Ttwo coaches, Kliff Kingsbury and Lovie Smith, resign at completely different stages in their careers.
For Kliff Kingsbury, there were many questions as to whether he was ready for his first NFL head coach job when he was hired at the age of 39 in 2019. Despite being considered a mastermind the attack, but Kingsbury’s Texas Tech teams finished more than 0.500 twice in his six months. seasons there. Patrick Mahomes is his starting midfielder in those three seasons, and Texas Tech still earned only one bid – the 2015 Texas Bowl, which they lost to LSU 56-22.
For Lovie Smith, if he decides to shave Santa and spend the rest of his life in the North Pole — or in Tulum — his coaching career should be appreciated. Louis Rams scored only 17 points in Super Bowl XXXVI not the fault of the defense. As head coach of the Chicago Bears, he won 83-61 with three knockouts and one Super Bowl spot. His time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Illinois, and Houston Texans was much less successful.
Still, Smith established himself as a Chicago legend yesterday afternoon. With the Texans and Bears in the battle for the No. 1 pick overall in the 2023 NFL Draft, Smith battled the struggling Indianapolis Colts all day. His team took the lead for most of the game, but the Colts eventually took the lead in the fourth inning. Then, with one minute left in the game, Davis Mills hit the luckiest touchdown pass of his life. The Texans could have put the game into extra time but Smith decided that there would be no need for extra time. They drew two, won the game, the Bears took the overall No. 1 spot for the first time since 1947, and Smith was fired after one season – as expected.
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What’s next for Kliff Kingsbury?
He was the cool, handsome, offensive guru who once brought an iice cream cart with girls serving bottles to practice as an assistant at the University of Houston.
Kingbury is now over 40 years old and “the boy asked” The charm is over. The Cardinals made it to the knockout stages last season, but he was in charge of a team that was engulfed in dysfunction. Had humor with Kyler Murray reported, “learning time,” on his contract, and it was unsettling when the Cardinals’ offensive line coach – Sean Kugler – was fired after allegedly groping a woman during the team’s weekend in Mexico while they were playing. There in November. It’s a allegations that Kugler denies – he filed a lawsuit against the union.
Now, one season after signing a contract extensionwhatever amount the Cardinals would have to eat to get rid of him, they obviously have no problem doing so.
Kingsbury is still a Attacking mind is highly respected in the world of college football. Remember, he was supposed to be USC’s offensive coordinator before the Cardinals decided to make that effort to hire him in 2019.
Managing a team and still calling plays has proven to be a daunting task for many NFL head coaches — especially when they’re taking the job for the first time. What Kingsbury needs to do next is find a team with promising offensive capabilities, NFL or college, and become the offensive coordinator to take them from good to great. He may find himself leading an NFL team again one day, but he has a long way to go.