Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury added to teams' growing Covid case list

Phoenix, Arizona - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury will miss Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns in Cleveland after he tested positive for the coronavirus, the Cardinals said Friday.

Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury has tested positive for the coronavirus.  © IMAGO / Icon SMI

Quarterbacks coach Cam Turner and defensive lineman Zach Allen also tested positive for Covid and will also be missing the NFL match.

General Manager Steve Keim has also tested positive and will not be attending the Browns game, NFL Network reported.

A Cardinals statement said that defensive coordinator Vance Joseph and assistant head coach/special teams coordinator Jeff Rodgers will split head coaching responsibilities.

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NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero added in a tweet that the NFL "isn't considering any changes to the Cardinals - Browns game" in light of the Covid cases, and that the Cardinals were "going into enhanced mitigation protocols" before their trip to Cleveland on Saturday.

The Cardinals remain undefeated so far this season, having won all five matches.

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