Cardinals Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury is entering his rookie season as a head coach.
The former Texas Tech head coach went 35-40 with the Red Raiders and was hired by Arizona in January. He is one of eight coaches in their first season with a new team.
It remains to be seen how Kingsbury will do in his first season in the NFL, but here is how NFL head coaches have fared over the past five seasons in their first season with a team:
2018 (Mike Vrabel, Pat Shurmur, Matt Patricia, Steve Wilks, Jon Gruden, Matt Nagy, Frank Reich): 49-63; three winning records
2017 (Doug Marrone, Sean McDermott, Vance Joseph, Anthony Lynn, Sean McVay, Kyle Shanahan): 50-46; four winning records
2016 (Doug Pederson, Mike Mularky, Adam Gase, Dirk Koetter, Hue Jackson, Ben McAdoo, Chip Kelly): 49-63; four winning records
2015 (John Fox, Rex Ryan, Todd Bowles, Dan Quinn, Gary Kubiak, Jack Del Rio, Jim Tomsula): 56-56; two winning records
2014 (Zimmer, Bill O’Brien, Jim Caldwell, Mike Pettine, Jay Gruden, Lovie Smith, Ken Whisenhunt): 42-70-; two winning records