Sports Illustrated MMQB named The NFL’s Seven Hottest Seats. The power authority within the Cardinals organization was listed. Is Kliff Kingsbury really already on the hotseat?
MMQB has this to say, "The Cardinals’ offseason was unconventional, to say the least. It’s hard to reconcile what they spent to get Josh Rosen and—after allowing his value to get torpedoed over months in the press—the return they got for him on the back end. In the minds of some scouts, it’s hard to imagine Kyler Murray in an NFL offense. In the minds of some casual observers, it’s difficult to see Kliff Kingsbury jumping from offensively productive yet middling college coach to successful NFL head coach."
The continue to say, "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."
Sounds like the don't approve of the hiring of Kingsbury since he "failed" in college and was fired. It's it a gutsy move to trade your "franchise" QB after only 1 season, but I personally believe they have made the right moves this off-season to set the future of the Cardinals up to succeed.
I wouldn't have Kingsbury on the hotseat already, would you? Let me know your thoughts in the comments below and make sure to follow me on Twitter @TylerJaggi