No team has ever played a Super Bowl on its home field. Bruce Arians thinks the Cardinals can change that.
Next year’s Super Bowl is at University of Phoenix Stadium, and Arians won’t hesitate to talk up his team’s chances of being there.
“I ain’t afraid of it,” Arians said. “We played well at the end of the season. If we can do that early, the confidence of the core of the team is back. Our leadership is back. We are talented enough. Talent is not the issue. I told them that last year but they didn’t believe me until it was too late. There is no reason we can’t be the first team to play a home Super Bowl. Absolutely no reason.”
Winning in the NFC West won’t be easy, but the Cardinals were playing excellent football down the stretch last season. Arians has every right to be confident.