The Arizona Cardinals are currently 1-6 and on a four game losing streak. Over the last four games they have lost to the San Francisco 49ers, Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams, and Seattle Seahawks. In those games they have scored a total of 12 points in the second half.
Arizona came into this season with very low expectations and because of that the coaching staff has escaped criticism for the most part. Cardinals head coach Jonathan Gannon did get roasted online for this video of a speech he made to the team during training camp.
I give a more inspiring speech ordering Taco Bell than Jonathan Gannon does the Cardinals pic.twitter.com/MjFRRQf6L6
— The Sportsdudeheinz Show (@SdudeHeinzShow) September 2, 2023
Now it looks like that fire in the gut that Gannon was looking for gets extinguished at halftime of each game. Gannon and offensive coordinator Drew Petzing have not been able to make adjustments to counter what defenses are doing in the second half against them.
The Cardinals have scored a total of 30 points in the second halves of their first seven games. That is unacceptable no matter what the expectations of the team were coming into the season. The inexperience of Gannon and Petzing may be the reason for the putrid output.
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