Originally posted on Shutdown Corner  |  Last updated 11/4/11
During a 40-minute interview with The Indianapolis Star, Colts owner Jim Irsay was given an opportunity to publicly back his embattled coach, Jim Caldwell. Instead, he went to great lengths to avoid saying anything definitive, or even mildly-supportive, about his coach's future in Indy: "One thing people can't evaluate with Jim is how hard he works, how he prepares the team, how he does have plenty of fire in his belly. At this point, it's something where I'm not into votes of confidences. I don't have any non-votes of confidence. "I'll say this: Jim Caldwell did one of the greatest coaching jobs in the last four games last year to get us to 10-6, to get us in a position to have a chance . . . with serious injuries going on there . . . those things can't be forgotten. "But you have to do what's right to win even (when) it's difficult, even if there's people that think you should make a change. When it comes to changes and Jim's status, it's something that eight games going forward...
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