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With Jim Caldwell being relieved of his head coaching duties, the Indianapolis Colts are reportedly going to be interviewing former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel as a potential replacement.
As a collegiate head coach, Tressel, 59, has a record of 229-79-2, winning the NCAA Division I national championship in 2002 in addition to five other Big Ten conference titles. His most recent season, however, is clad with a “V” for vacated following the tattoo-related incident that ultimately cost the two-time Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year his position with The Ohio State University.
Tressel, notorious for his “pro style” offense during his tenure with the Buckeyes and ability to gain respect from [the vast majority] of his players, will join a laundry list of potential interviewees including Philadelphia’s Marty Mornhinweg, San Francisco’s Greg Roman and former Minnesota head coach – and current potential Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator - Brad Childress.
Tressel is currently a gameday consultant for the Colts upon being hired in September 2011.
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Former Ohio State coach Jim Tressel was emerging Saturday as a
possible outside contender in the race for the vacant Indianapolis
Colts head coaching position, according to multiple reports.
Clark Judge agrees with the Colts move to release Jim Caldwell:
Caldwell was a perfect transition from Tony Dungy, but it's time to move forward. The team just completed a dreadful season, and nobody knows what Manning's future is. So the Colts are making a break with their past ... especially their recent past.The big question, of course, is: What does this means for Manning...
Will Peyton Manning follow Jim Caldwell out the door.<img class=" " src="http://www.cbsnews.com/i/tim/2012/01/17/Jim_Caldwell_Peyton_Manning_96484730_620x350.jpg" alt="" width="372" ... [visit site to read more]
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The Colts have fired Pete Metzelaars and Frank Reich according to Bob Kravitz:
Offensive line coach Pete Metzelaars and wide receivers coach Frank Reich were released today a source with knowledge of the situation said.
Those moves are likely to be followed by others on the coaching staff after head coach Jim Caldwell was fired on Tuesday.
Colts general manager Ryan Grigson said...
Following a disastrous 2-14 season, the Colts announced Tuesday that they have moved on from coach Jim Caldwell, who took the team to a Super Bowl in his first season as head coach.
The Indianapolis Colts released head coach Jim Caldwell according to a story just posted on Colts.com. No further details were given.
Team owner Jim Irsay telegraphed the news via Twitter.
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The move is the expected second shoe to drop after the team released long-time president Bill Polian and son Chris...
The Indianapolis Colts' sudden crash has cost coach Jim Caldwell his job. The team fired Caldwell on Tuesday, the second major decision in what is expected to be a long offseason shake-up. Team owner Jim Irsay fired team vice chairman Bill Polian and his son, Chris, the team's general manager, the day after the season ended.
Jim Caldwell endured everything thrown at him in his first two seasons as Indianapolis Colts coach -- replacing a friend, constant criticism, even fighting through a rash of injuries. He couldn't survive the loss of quarterback Peyton Manning.
Former Bills players Frank Reich and Pete Metzelaars, who were both members of the Colts’ coaching staff under Jim Caldwell are the latest to be relieved of their duties with the club.
That according to the Indianapolis Star. Metzelaars has been the team’s offensive line coach the past two seasons while Reich was most recently the team’s receivers coach after previously serving...
One horribly bad season has pressed the Indianapolis Colts into major shake-up mode. Two weeks after cleaning out the front office and two days after firing coach Jim Caldwell, Indianapolis announced most of Caldwell's assistants are out of work, too.
Presumably, at least. How knows if the Steelers will double down on pass happiness and sign Mike Martz just to see how high I'm willing to climb to leap to my demise. Even worse, some are saying Jim Caldwell is a possible replacement candidate. What conversationsFor now, let's just celebrate Bruce Arians being gone forever. Granted, he wasn't the worst offensive coordinator...
There were 11 new head coaches around the NFL at the start of the 2009 season.
When the Colts fired Jim Caldwell earlier this week, only two of those 11 men were still in their jobs. One of the teams that had a new coach in 2009, the Raiders, has already fired the replacement for the first guy, and the Browns might do the same if they don't show significant improvement next...
Adam”Pac Man” Jones wants his respect. Jim Irsay is ruthless. Victor Martinez is unlucky. Dwight Howard is probably bumping Dr. Dre & Tupac’s ” California Love” on his I Pod right now. Make sense? No? It’s about to in Thoughts For Today.