The Arizona Cardinals reportedly fired their offensive line coach/running game coordinator for groping a woman in Mexico City … just hours before the team played against the 49ers.

ESPN, citing sources, reported Wednesday morning Sean Kugler was accused of inappropriately touching a female on Sunday night. The outlet reports Mexican authorities were made aware of the allegations, and then told the Cardinals of it all. Kugler was fired a short time later and sent back to Arizona on Monday morning.

The Cards had arrived in Mexico on Saturday night for the big game against S.F. on Monday. The team went on to lose the contest, 38-10.

Arizona officials have yet to confirm the report … in announcing the firing on Tuesday, head coach Kliff Kingsbury would only say Kugler had been involved in an off-field “incident.”

Kugler had been on the Cardinals’ staff since 2019.

The 56-year-old previously coached for the Lions, Bills, Steelers and Broncos. He also served as the head coach of UTEP from 2013-2017.



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