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Cards break ground, hire female coaching intern

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.

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Jeremy Fowler @JFowlerESPN

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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 timetable for Robert Mathis return

The Colts' all-time sacks leader is rehabbing a torn Achilles. Said owner Jim Irsay: "The good news is Robert is trending in the right direction. ... The timetable is unknown. Will it be October 15? Will it be September 15? I really, at this point, no one knows." (via Indianapolis Star)

Mike Zimmer: Peterson to get most reps

The Vikings coach plans to give RB Adrian Peterson the heavy workload: "As much as he can take, and as much as he can handle in all the things that we're doing. Obviously, we're going to have to spell him at times like you do a lot of guys. But we get down on the goal line, and we're probably not pulling him out, you know?" (via USA Today Sports)

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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.

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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
  • Played rugby at Boston College
  • Has Ph.D. in psychology

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Why DeAngelo Williams paints his toes

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Belichick renames boat 'VI Rings'

When your boat is named "V Rings" -- on account of your five Super Bowl rings -- and you win a 6th ring, you have to rename it "VI Rings," right? Patriots coach Bill Belichick did. (via @OnlyInBOS)


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