Philadelphia Eagles legend Donovan McNabb made it clear he is satisfied the Arizona Cardinals mustn’t rent New York Giants offensive coordinator Mike Kafka as their new head coach.
“Completely not,” McNabb answered when requested in regards to the subject throughout an look on Fox Sports activities 910 Phoenix, per Donnie Druin of FanNation’s All Cardinals. “I say that with all kindness to Mike Kafka. I do not suppose it is the suitable transfer for him. As a result of now it goes to the place the place [Matt] Nagy was going into Chicago with Mitch Trubisky, the place he is not in a position to implement his offense, his model of play with a man that he introduced in.”
Whereas with the Chicago Bears, Nagy and then-general supervisor Ryan Tempo finally replaced Trubisky with 2021 first-round draft decide Justin Fields. Chicago fired each Nagy and Tempo in January 2022.
“You’ve gotten a quarterback you need to decide with,” McNabb continued. “Kyler Murray’s coming off an damage, so it makes it powerful for a man like Mike Kafka. Now so far as the place they need to search for, I feel they need to go defensive-minded.”
McNabb added that the Cardinals’ newest reset “has to begin with a defensive-minded head coach.” Kafka and Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo are thought of the 2 finalists to win the Arizona job.
It was reported final week that top-tier teaching candidates do not wish to “be tied to the hip of Murray for the subsequent 4 seasons” after he and the Cardinals agreed to a five-year contract extension reportedly price $230.5M with $160M assured final summer season.
Murray underwent profitable ACL surgical procedure that included some meniscus restore in early January, and it is believed he may miss no less than half of the 2023 season whereas recovering.
Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Chad Henne have campaigned for the Cardinals to decide on Kafka, a former assistant coach with Kansas Metropolis. McNabb indicated Kafka can be higher off ready till subsequent offseason to discover different alternatives at the moment.