Found October 09, 2013 on NFL Draft Diamonds:
Yesterday the NFL passed the rule saying that if a team would not volunteer to participate with the HBO series Hard Knocks, the NFL would intervene and force the team to do it. While that probably sounded great at the time, but Cardinals Bruce Arians is not having it.  In an interview with XM radio, […]

Arians blasts NFL for 'Hard Knocks'

The NFL secured the future of HBO's "Hard Knocks" this week, reserving the right to "compel" teams to participate. There was expected to be some pushback against the new directive, and Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians is leading the charge. Arians, who is in his first year with the Cardinals, isn't the type to want his team's laundry aired out in...

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Arizona Cardinals defense led by offseason acquisitions

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Bruce Arians Will Fight ‘Hard Knocks’ If NFL Tries to Force it on Cardinals, Calls It ‘Embarrassment’

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Arizona Cardinals: 2013 Week 6 NFL Power Rankings (#20)

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