Training camp is upon us, and with it, the questions that inevitably crop up.
The organization has made multiple moves in ways GM Steve Keim feels has improved the roster. The young players have had another year – and another offseason – to level up. Whether the Cardinals can find their way back to the postseason for the first time since 2015, in what is likely the most difficult division in football, lies behind how many of the questions will be answered.
A second set of questions arrives Sunday.
WHAT LEVEL CAN KYLER MURRAY REACH?
Everybody knows Murray is the engine that makes the Cardinals go. The quarterback wasn’t as consistent as he or anyone else wanted him to be last season, especially down the stretch. But losing Murray to an ankle sprain in the disappointing season-ending loss to the Rams drove home the reality that no Kyler means no chance. Murray has been a Pro Bowler, and he’s shown he has the ability to be that franchise quarterback. The Cardinals are looking for him to be that guy all the time. In his third year, Murray seems primed to do just that.
WHAT HAS KLIFF KINGSBURY LEARNED AS COACH?
Like Murray, Kingsbury heads into this third NFL season. Like Murray, Kingsbury has had a learning curve that he acknowledged when he arrived was something he would need to climb. This offseason, Kingsbury changed wide receivers coaches, he promoted Sean…