Kyler Murray and the Arizona Cardinals are legitimate contenders in the NFL in 2020. It's not just talk anymore. Not after Murray and Cards outlasted Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday Night Football in Week 7.
Arizona Cardinals’ president Michael Bidwill and general manager Steve Keim dramatically reversed course this offseason, following up the firing of one-year head coach Steve Wilks with the selection of quarterback Kyler Murray to replace one-year quarterback Josh Rosen.
Arizona Cardinals, Cincinnati Bengals and Green Bay Packers all hired first time coaches this offseason in Zac Taylor, Kliff Kingsbury and Matt LaFleur.
This offseason has seen a surge in teams hiring young, relatively unproven head coaches from the offensive side of the ball. Much of this was attributed to the success the Los Angeles Rams have had with thirty-something Sean McVay reviving the franchise and leading them to the Super Bowl this season behind an offensive juggernaut which racked up massive point and yard totals.