Cardinals coach Sean Kugler has been fired after groping a woman in Mexico City
The Cardinals played San Francisco 49ers Week 11 of “Monday Night Football” in Mexico City. The group arrived in Mexico on Saturday. Kugler allegedly groped the woman on Sunday. Mexican authorities notified the Cardinals, who sent Kugler home Monday morning, meaning he did not attend Monday’s game.
Cardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury said the team did not announce any coaching changes during the team’s press conference on Tuesday.
Kugler’s firing was announced after press.
Kinsgbury eventually confirmed that Kugler had been fired, telling azcentral.com the movement is permanent. Kingsbury also confirmed the timeline of the shooting, saying Kugler was sent home Monday morning.
The Cardinals let go of another coach in August
It’s the second time this season the Cardinals have parted ways with a coach after allegedly assaulting a woman. James Saxon was the runner’s coach charged with two accounts of domestic battery in May, after attacking a woman in front of a child. Despite the arrest, Saxon remained with the Cardinals until August. When the matter became public, the band suspended Saxon. the saxon in the end he resigned his position.
The Cardinals are the subject of the season’s version of “Hard Knocks,” the HBO show that usually follows a team through practice. It’s unclear how much, if any, the show will focus on Kugler and his firing.
next Monday’s 38-10 lossThe Cardinals sit at 4-7 on the season.
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