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Cardinals weighed down by Fitzgerald

Even after a restructure, Larry Fitzgerald's contract pays him far more than what the aging receiver is worth. A dead money hit of $9.7 million in 2017 will only make the deal tougher to swallow. Grantland: All-bad-contracts team


NFL Nation Buzz: Arizona Cardinals

John Weinfuss reports on the rookies worth watching at training camp, including defensive end Rodney Gunter.

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Spain: Welter haters better get on board

The Cardinals' hiring of intern coach Jen Welter sparked a lot of talk Tuesday -- most of it questioning how in the world a woman would survive the NFL. Well, haters, we'll lay it out for you.

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Jen Welter's first pro football check

The new Cardinals coach saved the check, not for how much she made ($1 per game), but because of what it represents: "While it wasn't a dream I could have ever had, now it's a dream other girls can grow up having."

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Cards place rookie WR Powell on reserve list

Arizona placed Damond Powell, the wide receiver who was shot twice last week, on the reserve/non-football injury list to make room for tight end Jermaine Gresham.


Arizona made history when it hired Jen Welter, who is believed to be the first female coach in the NFL. Josh Weinfuss and Pedro Gomez discuss the reaction to the hire, and what Welter's background in psychology can bring to the job.

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Cardinals' Arians: Coach Welter 'a trailblazer'

Jen Welter, who was named a coaching intern for the Arizona Cardinals' upcoming training camp, was introduced Tuesday and dubbed "a trailblazer" by Cardinals coach Bruce Arians.

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Tom Brady, Troy Tulowitzki, Jen Welter

Dan Le Batard, Papi and Bomani Jones discuss Tom Brady's four-game suspension being upheld, Troy Tulowitzki's trade, the Cardinals hiring a female coaching intern and more.

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It's a wonderful month for women in sports

From the Women's World Cup to broken coaching barriers to Serena Williams' grand performance, July 2015 will go down as a landmark month for women in sports, Arash Markazi writes.

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No surprise Arians hires female coach

At the NFL owners meetings in March, Cardinals coach Bruce Arians, unprompted, brought up the idea of female coaches, saying, "The minute they can prove they can make a player better, they'll be hired." Arians a 'trendsetter'


Adam Schefter discusses the Arizona Cardinals bringing in Jen Welter as a summer coaching intern to work with inside linebackers and what that means for women looking to get involved in coaching in the NFL.

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Weinfuss: Vintage move by Arians

The Cardinals' hiring of Jen Welter is a typical Bruce Arians' move. It's risky and it's bold, just like his offense. Open mind, thick skin

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What to know: Jen Welter

  • Coached LBs and special teams for the Texas Revolution of the Indoor Football League this season
  • Suited up as an RB and special teams player for the Revolution in 2014
  • Won 4 titles for the Dallas Diamonds of the Women's Football Alliance


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