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The Indianapolis Colts have hired Bruce Arians to serve as offensive coordinator on new coach Chuck Pagano's staff, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
The 59-year-old Arians has spent the last five seasons in charge of the Pittsburgh Steelers' offense.
He had officially retired before accepting a position with the Colts. Rumors have swirled that Arians was forced out of Pittsburgh as the team looks to return to its past run-first mentality.
The Steelers finished 12th in the NFL in offense last season.
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