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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...
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