Cardinals announce coaching staff

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The Cardinals announced the hiring of 15 coaches on Wednesday.

The team previously announced the hiring of Drew Petzing as offensive coordinator, Nick Rallis as defensive coordinator and Jeff Rodgers as assistant head coach/special teams coordinator.

Drew Terrell will serve as passing game coordinator/wide receivers.

Terrell, a Mesa, Arizona native, returns to Arizona with five years (2018-22) of NFL coaching experience. He arrives following three seasons (2020-22) with the Commanders, including the past two years as the team’s wide receivers coach.

After beginning his NFL coaching career as a quality control coach with the Panthers (2018-19), Terrell served as the Commanders’ assistant wide receivers coach for a year before being promoted.

The other hirings announced Wednesday were:

Klayton Adams (Offensive Line)

Chris Cook (Assistant Offensive Line)

Autry Denson (Running Backs)

Derrick LeBlanc (Defensive Line)

William Peagler (Assistant Defensive Line)

Rob Rodriguez (Outside Linebackers)

Brandon Schwab (Assistant to the Head Coach)

Sam Sewell (Assistant Special Teams)

Sam Siefkes (Linebackers)

Ryan Smith (Cornerbacks)

Ben Steele (Tight Ends)

Shea Thompson (Director, Football Performance)

Patrick Toney (Defensive Backs)

Israel Woolfork (Quarterbacks)

In addition, Kenny Bell (Director, Football Strategy), Ronald Booker (Defensive Quality Control), Buddy Morris (Strength and Conditioning), Mark Naylor (Assistant Strength and Conditioning), Jay Razzano (Coaching Assistant), Connor Senger (Offensive Quality Control) and Spencer Whipple (Pass Game Specialist) will return to the Cardinals’ coaching staff.

6 responses to “Cardinals announce coaching staff

  1. It’s a great group of coaches. Don’t be shocked if the Cards open some eyes this season.

  2. Spencer Whipple (Pass Game Specialist) will return

    One overlooked but crucial hangover is Whipple. He’s a really bright offensive mind, he was killing it in the college ranks and Kliff brough him to the NFL. To me this points to new OC Drew Petzing wanted to mesh his west coach offense with some spread concepts, it’s going to be an NFL offense, Murray will be under center but they’re also not going away from what he does really well either. I think it’s going to look a lot like PHIs offense except more diverse being that Murray is a much better more natural passer than Hurts is. I don’t see them running the QB power runs PHI likes to run though.

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