Arizona's Bruce Arians to retire from coaching

Bruce Arians has retired after five years in Arizona
Bruce Arians has retired after five years in Arizona

Bruce Arians is retiring from coaching after five mostly successful and usually entertaining seasons as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals.

The 65-year-old two-time NFL Coach of the Year, known for his Kangol-style hats, colourful vocabulary and love of a wide-open offense, announced the decision on Monday after meeting with his players.

Arians won a franchise-record 50 games in his five seasons with Arizona.

Counting his stint as interim coach of the Indianapolis Colts, he went 59-35-1 as a head coach, including the playoffs.

Before that, he won two Super Bowl rings as an assistant coach with Pittsburgh, the second one as offensive coordinator of the Steelers team that beat Arizona in the 2009 Super Bowl.

Arians has had health issues in recent years, including treatment for diverticulitis and a successful fight against kidney cancer last off-season.

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