Sep 1, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (R) and offensive coordinator Frank Reich (L) prior to a game against the New York Jets at Lincoln Financial Field.  Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

The Indianapolis Colts have their next head coach. But this time, it’s for real.

Five days after Josh McDaniels would spurn them in the final hour, the Colts turned to Eagles’ OC Frank Reich. And this comes just three days after the Vikings would hire former Eagles’ QB coach John DeFilippo to be their new OC. But we know what you’re thinking: well that didn’t take long.

And yet, it’s probably a good thing that it didn’t. It’s not often that teams go into the final stages of the hiring process with only one name in mind. Plus, this is a homecoming of sorts for Reich. After all, he would get his coaching start with the Colts back in 2006 as an intern. He would graduate to offensive assistant and QB coach by 2009. But most importantly, he wants to be in Indianapolis. And owner Jim Irsay couldn’t be happier.

We are extremely excited to announce Frank Reich as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Frank has all the ingredients of a successful head coach: intelligence, innovation, character, organizational and leadership skills, and a commanding presence.

But does Reich have what it takes to turn Indianapolis around? In the meantime, a formal press conference will be on Tuesday. Don’t worry, all of the paperwork is signed. This is happening.

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