Indianapolis Colts announce firing of Frank Reich

The team of Indianapolis Colts announces the dismissal of his head coach Frank Reich after five seasons managing the team of the NFL.

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The straw that broke the camel’s back was the defeat this past Sunday against New England Patriots by a score of 26-3 where the offense of the Colts had one of his worst performances in the time he was Frank Reich.

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Reich60, went 40-33-1 (.547) in the regular season of the NFL with a record of one win and two losses in two AFC playoff appearances.

The mandate Frank Reich it can be defined by a relentless turnover at quarterback. The Colts they had different starting quarterbacks in each season opener of the five seasons he coached, as he struggled to find a quarterback to take the place of Andrew Luck, who retired before the 2019 season. Tenures from the past two seasons, Carson Wentz Y matt ryanended unsuccessfully (Wentz was traded after one season and Ryan was benched after seven starts).

The Colts have been falling since the end of last season, when indianapolis lost their last two meetings despite only needing a win to secure a postseason spot. The end of 2021, a 26-11 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars 3-14, was a particularly unpleasant performance that drew the ire of owner Jim Irsay.

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Colts in freefall this season

This season, the Colts (3-5-1) are in their worst shape since Reich’s tenure. After Sunday’s game, the former NFL quarterback and award-winning offensive coordinator superbowl with the 2017 Philadelphia Eagles alluded to frustration that the Colts were so inept offensively, his area of ​​expertise, which was a factor in his departure from the team.

What remains unclear is the fate of general manager Chris Ballard, the man who put the team together and hired Reich.

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Indianapolis Colts announce firing of Frank Reich