The Arizona Cardinals are constructing a new indoor practice facility that will help them beat the heat.
The club has begun work on a $4.2 million, 78,000 square foot practice facility that will house a regulation-size field, according to Kent Somers of the Arizona Republic. It is scheduled to be completed by the end of the summer and is something former coach Ken Whisenhunt lobbied for during his tenure.
The facility is being built at the club’s headquarters in Tempe but is not under consideration as a training camp site. The Cardinals ended a long relationship with Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff and will hold training camp at a to-be-determined location in the Phoenix area.
The Cardinals had trained at NAU every summer but one since moving to Arizona in 1988. Somers reports one option would be using University of Phoenix Stadium.
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