Posted: Friday January 18, 2013 4:53 PM

Arians promises disciplined, physical, fast team

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - After nearly 38 years in the business, at age 60, Bruce Arians finally is an NFL head coach.

And he's made it clear in a hurry that he's ready to run with it.

Arians was introduced as head coach of the Arizona Cardinals on Friday, promising to build a team that's "disciplined, fast and physical - accountable, no excuses.''

The man who went 9-3 as interim coach in Indianapolis after Chuck Pagano left to be treated for leukemia choked up when he talked about his family, saying of his wife "this is our 15th move.''

And Arians moved quickly, saying he wants a staff assembled by Sunday. He parted ways with popular Cardinals defensive coordinator Ray Horton, who in a matter of hours was named to the same position in Cleveland.

 
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