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Arizona Cardinals Sign Kliff Kingsbury To Contract Extension

Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury reads his play sheet on the sidelines during a game.

GLENDALE, ARIZONA - OCTOBER 10: Head coach Kliff Kingsbury of the Arizona Cardinals looks on from the sidelines during a game against the San Francisco 49ers at State Farm Stadium on October 10, 2021 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Kliff Kingsbury will remain the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals for the foreseeable future. Moments ago,

Sources: #AZCardinals coach Kliff Kingsbury and GM Steve Keim have both agreed to terms on new contract extensions following a return to the playoffs for the first time since 2015.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 2, 2022

">NFL Network's Ian Rapoport announced that Kingsbury has agreed to a contract extension. Cardinals general manager Steve Keim also agreed to a contract extension this Wednesday. It's not surprising to see the Cardinals commit to Kingsbury. Appearing on Arizona Sports 98.7 this past Friday, Cardinals owner Michael Bidwill said Kingsbury's future in the NFL is bright. "I feel like he’s had an adjustment period, had a few years to adjust and I feel like he’s going to get better and better because I feel like he understands the pro rules and the pro game and the pro speed and everything else much better than he did a couple of years ago," Bidwill said. The Cardinals confirmed the extensions for Keim and Kingsbury moments ago.

Kingsbury led the Cardinals to just 13 wins in his first two seasons with the team. In 2021, however, he led the Cardinals to an 11-6 record.

With Kingsbury and Keim under contract for years to come, the Cardinals' focus now shifts over to Kyler Murray's situation.

Murray has made it clear that he would like to receive a lucrative extension this offseason. If the Cardinals are going to be a contender under Kingsbury, they'll need Murray under center.