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Sources: Bruce Arians won't return as Cardinals head coach in 2018

Posted at 4:51 PM, Oct 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-24 19:51:17-04

Bruce Arians does not intend to return as the coach of the Arizona Cardinals next season, sources have told ABC15 sports director Craig Fouhy.

Fouhy has learned that Arians has told people close to him that he intends to make the 2017 season his last with the Cardinals.

The 65-year-old Arians has a 44-26-1 record during his four-plus seasons at the Cardinals' helm. He has a career 53-29-1 record as an NFL head coach, which includes a 9-3 record as the interim coach of the Indianapolis Colts in 2012.

Arians is a two-time AP NFL Coach of the Year -- with the Colts in 2012 and the Cardinals in 2014. He led the Cardinals to a franchise-best 13 wins and an NFC Championship Game appearance in 2015.

Arians has over 40 years of coaching experience. He was the head coach at Temple University from 1983-88 and won two Super Bowls as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers coaching staff. He helped guide the Steelers past the Cardinals in Super Bowl XLIII when he was Pittsburgh's offensive coordinator.