John Clayton: Bruce Arians made ‘All or Nothing’ work

Jul 1, 2016, 10:04 AM
Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians runs drills during an NFL football minicamp, Tuesday, Jun...

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians runs drills during an NFL football minicamp, Tuesday, June 7, 2016, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

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LISTEN: John Clayton, ESPN NFL insider

The Arizona Cardinals’ behind-the-scenes Amazon show ‘All or Nothing’ has taken viewers by storm. Amazon released the entirety of the show on July 1, and so far, the show has received stellar reviews and feedback.

ESPN NFL Insider John Clayton thinks this might be the next big thing in sports television, possibly knocking off HBO’s Hard Knocks.

“Hard Knocks is sensational, and if this can top Hard Knocks, why not do it,” Clayton told Doug and Wolf on Arizona Sports 98.7 FM Friday morning. “You need to have a unique situation. First, you need to have a unique coach like Bruce Arians to make that work. Would you see this happening with Bill Belichick? No. And even some of the other coaches, like when Joe Philbin was down in Miami might put you to sleep.”

Clayton seems to have hit the nail on the head. Arians has arguably been the unanimous fan-favorite of ‘All or Nothing’.

NFL.com’s Dan Hanzus review of the show was also centered around the Cardinals head coach.

One minute into the new documentary series, All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals, and you know exactly who will star in the eight episodes that lie ahead.

His name is Bruce Arians and he is a force of nature.

“Having someone as dynamic as Bruce Arians, and some of the guys like Calais Campbell and Larry Fitzgerald and guys like that, kind of makes it special,” Clayton added. “I just wish I had the ability to see it.”

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