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.
Jen Welter carries her first paycheck for playing pro football -- for all of $12 -- as a reminder of how much it meant to her to be able to play.
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."
Heading into its 10th season, University of Phoenix Stadium has seen its share of memorable performances by a variety of Arizona Cardinals.
On her way to becoming the first female assistant in the NFL, Jen Welter earned a doctorate -- and the respect of the men she previously coached.
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.
Jen Walter is believed to be the first female to coach in the NFL.
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.
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.
Five things to know about new Arizona Cardinals assistant coach Jen Welter, who is believed to be the first female coach in NFL history.
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.
Bruce Arians' hiring Jen Welter was bold, surprising and even risky. In other words, it was vintage Arians.
Greeny & Golic discuss the Cardinals' hire of Jen Welter, weigh in on Alex Rodriguez's birthday HR and chat with Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher.
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.
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
When a single-game performance enters the annals of NFL history, it deserves to be on the list.
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
ESPN Cardinals reporter Josh Weinfuss breaks down why Arizona decided to hire Jen Welter, believed to be the first female coach in the NFL, as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason to work with inside linebackers.
The Cardinals hired Jen Welter as an assistant coaching intern for training camp and the preseason to work with inside linebackers. She is believed to be the first female coach in the NFL.
Cardinals hire first woman coach
Jen Welter will intern with Arizona's coaching staff during the preseason, working with inside linebackers. It is believed she is the first female to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.
Cards' Powell stable after shooting
Rookie WR Damond Powell is in stable condition three days after being shot in Toledo, Ohio, according to his high school coach Rick Rios, who said Powell posted a video on Facebook over the weekend in which he sounded "weak" but "spoke audibly well."
After injuring his knee late last season, Drew Stanton seems to be fully recovered simply by giving it a rest.
Cardinals rookie wide receiver Damond Powell Jr. is in stable condition three days after being shot outside his Toledo, Ohio, home, his high school coach said Monday.
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