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Kliff Kingsbury: Arizona Cardinals head coach tests positive for Covid-19 and will miss game against Cleveland Browns |  NFL News


Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns; The Cardinals are the only undefeated NFL team at 5-0 and move to face the Browns 3-2; Watch the match live on Sky Sports

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Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for Covid-19

Arizona coach Kliff Kingsbury and general manager Steve Keim have tested positive for Covid-19 and will miss the Cardinals road game on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns.

Keim’s positive test was reported by NFL Network Friday night after the Cardinals confirmed Kingsbury was among Arizona’s positive cases this week.

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The Cardinals have also confirmed that quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive lineman Zach Allen have tested positive and will not be in Sunday’s game.

According to United States today, the Cardinals’ total of 21 positive coronavirus tests, dating back to the start of training camp, is the highest in the league. This figure would not include Keim.

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Defensive end Chandler Jones also tested positive for Covid-19 this week

Defensive coordinator Vance Joseph and special teams coordinator / assistant head coach Jeff Rodgers will share the duties of head coach of the Cardinals 5-0. Joseph spent two seasons as head coach of the Denver Broncos, going 11-21 in 2017-18.

The team said other coaches will fill in the duties as needed.

The positive tests for coaches and staff came the same week that three-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker Chandler Jones tested positive. He was placed on the Covid-19 list on Tuesday and is expected to miss Sunday’s game.

Kingsbury told reporters this week the team was fully vaccinated.

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