Cardinals HC Bruce Arians denied the report from this past weekend that mentioned he could contemplate retirement following this season.
“Couldn’t be anything further from the truth,” said Arians of the report during an interview with “Bickley & Marotta” on Arizona sports radio. “I’m looking forward to finishing this year and damn sure coaching next year.”
The report from CBS Sports mentioned that some in the coaching community expect Arians to considering retiring after the season due to health concerns.
Arian has experienced two health scares this season and report said that he has talked of fearing for his life at times in past years due to health complications.
Arians latest health scare was related to chest pains and before that he was hospitalized due to complications with Crohn’s disease.
Arians, 63, was hired by the Cardinals back in 2013 after he filled in for Colts HC Chuck Pagano while he was fighting cancer and managed to win Coach of the Year. During his four years with the Cardinals, Arians has led them to a record of 39-20-1 (65.8 percent), which includes two playoff appearances and a trip to the NFC Championship game last year.
We’ll have more regarding Arians as the news is available.