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Weinfuss: Female coach hire is vintage Arians

The Cardinals' hiring of Jen Welter, believed to be the first female NFL coach, shouldn't come as a surprise. It was a typical Bruce Arians move, writes Josh Weinfuss.

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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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'Landmark opportunity' for Jen Welter

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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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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'

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ICYMI: Cardinals hired Jen Welter as coaching intern. It’s believed she is first female to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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