I’m not sure what the Indianapolis Colts were thinking when they fired Jim Caldwell. In his three years as coach of the Colts, he went 14-2 in 2009, 10-6 in 2010 and 2-14 in 2011. But now that the deed has been done, perhaps it’s time to consider a familiar name as the next head coach…Peyton Manning.
In a league where results are being demanded as swiftly as ever, no less than three National Football League coaches have been axed in a two-week period. Kurt Allen provides a list of 10 more coaches that are skating on thin ice and could be asked to leave before the end of the year.
Photo Story: “Sucks For Luck” starring Andrew Luck, Peyton Manning, and with special musical guest Jim Irsay
Outside of Tim Tebow, the two players most discussed this season by NFL pundits and fans alike – Andrew Luck and Peyton Manning – have combined to take zero NFL snaps through 8 weeks. And their futures are becoming more and more entwined as the Colts get closer and closer to having the first pick in next April’s draft.
Ticking clock of Manning’s prime and repeated examples of Jim Caldwell’s incompetence should compel Colts to strongly consider head coach alternatives.
Here is the seemingly ludicrous case Jerod attempts to make based on Peyton Manning’s ticking clock and Jim Caldwell’s underwhelming history: the Colts should fire a coach who in two seasons is 24-8 and has been to a Super Bowl.
This photo story shows the many different and unexpected places that Peyton Manning’s frantic search for answers is taking him.