GLENDALE, Ariz. — Arizona Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury will miss Sunday’s NFL game at Cleveland against the Browns after testing positive for COVID-19, the team announced Friday.
Also testing positive were quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive tackle Zach Allen, KPHO reported. Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph and assistant head coach/special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers will split head coaching responsibilities, according to the television station.
On Tuesday, linebacker Chandler Jones was put on the reserve/COVID-19 list, the team said.
Kingsbury is the first NFL head coach to miss a game this season due to the virus, NBC Sports reported. The Cardinals currently lead the NFC West.
Kingsbury has compiled an 18-18-1 record with the Cardinals. Arizona went 5-10-1 during his first season before posting an 8-8 record in 2020.
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