The Arizona Cardinals have fired offensive line coach and run sport coordinator Sean Kugler. The Cardinals have not formally confirmed Kugler’s dismissal however the coach was not listed on the crew’s web site on Tuesday.
Sources informed ESPN that Kugler allegedly groped a girl Sunday night time and Mexican authorities, who had been notified of the incident, contacted the Cardinals.
Coach Kliff Kingsbury informed Bob McManaman of The Arizona Republic that Kugler was fired for an unspecified incident that occurred on Sunday night time in Mexico Metropolis, sooner or later earlier than the crew’s 38-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at Estadio Azteca.
“We relieved him of his duties, and he was despatched house Monday morning previous to the sport,” Kingsbury told McManaman. “It is difficult anytime you make a employees change in that kind of method.”
The coach did not elaborate on what precipitated the dismissal.
The 56-year-old Kugler had been on Kingsbury’s employees since 2019 and was the pinnacle coach at UTEP from 2013 to 2017. He was widespread among the many gamers and Kingsbury routinely praised his work.
The Cardinals are 4-7 this season and accidents on the offensive line have been one of many crew’s many points. 4 of the 5 starters missed Monday night time’s sport due to varied illnesses.
Kugler is the second member of the Cardinals’ teaching employees to face self-discipline this season. Operating backs coach James Saxon was positioned on administrative go away after he was charged with two counts of home battery.