Found January 16, 2012 on The Colts Authority:
Mike Chappell believes that Caldwell will stay and expects an announcement in the next two days. That said he implores fans to take a harder look at Caldwell's performance over the last three years: ANSWER: I expect something to be announced Tuesday, Wednesday at the latest. And I expect Caldwell to return. I know that’s not what you or a lot of Colts fans want to hear. Just a feeling I have. New general manager Ryan Grigson was supposed to have met with Caldwell over the weekend. I tried to get a feel for which direction owner Jim Irsay was learning when we talked with him last Wednesday during the press conference to announce the hiring of Grigson. A few things that struck me was he still believes in continuity if at all possible and he mentioned this can’t be a popularity contest. The latter seemed to refer to the possibility of a decision on Caldwell not being popular with the fan base, but the right thing to do for the organization. We’ll see. Again, I expect a decision Tu...

Phil B: Fooled us too

Several members of the media reported that Caldwell would be retained while others merely said it was their opinion. Some told us they thought he would be fired. Yet no one was certain of the outcome until Jim Irsay pointed us to the Colts website which announced the news. That secrecy impressed Phillip B. Wilson even if some in the media were caught off-guard: So we tell people...

Indianapolis looks to future after firing Caldwell

Jim Irsay has big plans for the Colts' future. He just hasn't worked through the details yet. Two weeks after overhauling the front office, Indianapolis took the next big step in its major housecleaning project Tuesday - firing coach Jim Caldwell after three seasons. ''This (search) is something that's going to start immediately and I really think we're...

Rob Lowe, Yes, Rob Lowe The Actor, Says Peyton Manning will Retire.

Rob Lowe beat guys like Jay Glazer, Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen to the Peyton Manning Retirement scoop. Yeah, that guy took to Twitter today with this: Rob Lowe has people? And these people have info on Peyton Manning’s future? To be fair, Lowe is apparently a close friend of Colts Owner, Jim Irsay’s, and a big fan of the Colts, but...

Keys from Colts Press Conference Announcing Head Coach Jim Caldwell's Release

Brett Mock lists some of the key quotes and topics from Tuesday's 4:00 PM press conference announcing the release of Head Coach Jim Caldwell. After days of rumors suggesting that Head Coach Jim Caldwell was going to retain his post with the Indianapolis Colts, Owner Jim Irsay and new General Manager Ryan Grigson held a press conference announcing the opposite. Below are some...

Indianapolis looks to future after firing Caldwell

Jim Irsay has big plans for the Colts' future. He just hasn't worked through the details yet.

BREAKING: Colts Fire Jim Caldwell

Now, we really know who's in charge...That would be Jim Irsay...More when we know more...

Preparing for the Colts Future: Re-Signing the Veterans

Brett Mock breaks down some of the considerations new Colts General Manager Ryan Grigson and Owner Jim Irsay will face in the coming weeks. Prior to launching Colts Authority, I took the time to break down some of the issues that will face the Colts in the coming off-season as the team prepares for the 2012 NFL season. New developments, such as the firing of Bill and Chris Polian...

Colts Release Head Coach Jim Caldwell

The Indianapolis Colts released head coach Jim Caldwell according to a story just posted on No further details were given.  Team owner Jim Irsay telegraphed the news via Twitter. Jim Irsay @JimIrsay Go to for upcoming breaking news... The move is the expected second shoe to drop after the team released long-time president Bill Polian and son Chris...

Randy Mueller was on the Colts’ radar

It’s widely believed that the Colts had seven candidates for the G.M. job filled by former Eagles director of player personnel Ryan Grigson. Per a league source, there was an eighth. Former Saints and Dolphins G.M. Randy Mueller, who has been working with the Chargers’ front office, was on Colts owner Jim Irsay’s radar.  And…

Jim Irsay takes the Rob Lowe story to a new level

Well, here’s a story we never thought we’d be writing. It all started with actor Rob Lowe saying on Twitter that he has been told that Colts quarterback Peyton Manning is going to retire. The whole idea of Lowe breaking maybe the biggest piece of NFL news of the year would seem at first to…

Colts owner Jim Irsay says firing coach Jim Caldwell a 'difficult decision'

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay sounded like a boss who agonized over yet another major personnel decision in announcing the firing of head coach Jim Caldwell today at the team's complex.
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