Don’t expect Cardinals to highlight individual offensive play in 2023
With a new coaching staff on the Arizona Cardinals, there will be new philosophies. With new head coach Jonathan Gannon, there will be a focus on team.
New offensive coordinator Drew Petzing highlighted that in his introductory press conference.
While he was asked a lot about quarterback Kyler Murray, Petzing wants to focus on more than just the quarterback.
In fact, he revealed what we might hear or not hear from the coaches in the weeks leading up to games and after games.
The focus is on the success of the offensive unit as a team.
“I think that is going to be a big part of our identity,” Petzing said. “We’re not going to point out the individual success. We’re going to talk about how it collectively allows us to be successful on offense.”
That means players won’t be expected to be heroes. It means they can’t rely on other players to make up for their mistakes. It ideally creates greater accountability
For Murray, it means less focus on his big plays and his possible mistakes and an increased focus on the efficiency of the unit as a whole.
It will be fun to see how this evolves.
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