Found January 18, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
The Indianapolis Colts announced the firing of head coach Jim Caldwell yesterday in light of a 2-14 record, minus the talents of Peyton Manning, who has been out all season due to neck surgery. While the Colts’ 2011 season is just plain sad, the firing of Caldwell makes this football fan wonder (yet again) why other head coaches such as the Philadelphia Eagles’ Andy Reid keeps his job after not just one, but many suck-tacular seasons. Guest post from Kent Page McGroarty In Caldwell’s first season as head coach in 2009, the Colts made it to Superbowl after a 14-2 regular season, though they lost to the New Orleans Saints. Hey, at least Caldwell took his team to the Superbowl fairly recently, something the Eagles haven’t done since 2004 when they got their helmets handed to them by the New England Patriots. The Colts lost in 2010 to the New York Jets in the wild-card round after a 10-6 regular season. This year’s record was “the worst in the franchise’s history.” Okay, okay, so this...

Judge: Colts were right

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...

After Colts Fire Jim Caldwell, What’s Next

Will Peyton Manning follow Jim Caldwell out the door.<img class=" " src="" alt="" width="372" ... [visit site to read more] After Colts Fire Jim Caldwell, What’s Next - Naptown's Finest - Naptown's Finest - An Indianapolis Colts Fan Site - News...

It's Not Too Late To Fire Andy Reid

In case you missed it, the New Orleans Saints hired former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo to be their defensive coordinator yesterday. Spags, despite his losing tenure in St. Louis, is regarded as one of the finest defensive coaches in the sport. Any number of teams could have used him, but it was the Saints who acted swiftly and decisively, immediately improving their defense...

Colts fire two assistants

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...

Caldwell out as Colts head coach after 2-14 season

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.

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...

Colts decision on Caldwell could be coming soon

Last week, the Colts hired a new G.M. in Ryan Grigson.  But the team has not yet announced whether coach Jim Caldwell will be joining the Polians as a former employee of the team. Much focus has been given to a Monday mailbag column from Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star, in which Chappell writes…

Colts fire coach Jim Caldwell after 3 seasons

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.

Reich, Metzelaars out in Indy

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...

Indianapolis fires 8 assistant coaches

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.

The Bubble Screen of Death is Dead

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...

Giants, 49ers Prove Patience Can Be a Virtue

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 Jones, Jim Caldwell, Victor Martinez, Dwight Howard, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos Headline Thoughts For Today.

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. 
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