Gus Bradley is headed back to the West Coast.
The marriage analogy is quite apt, considering that team owner Jim Irsay said Pagano and Grigson were tied at the hip when he gave both contract extensions last year.
Saturday, after Irsay fired Grigson, he told reporters, I untied them.
Irsay confirmed Saturday that Pagano would coach the team in 2017, saying I hope Chuck can be our coach for many years to come. As for Pagano’s new partner, Irsay said Colts legend Peyton Manning is not in the mix for the GM position.
Vice president of football operations Jimmy Raye will interview for the open GM post, but Irsay said he has a list of candidates and won’t rush the decision.
The Colts went 49-31 in Grigson’s five seasons, but after losing in the AFC Championship game following the 2014 season, the Colts have finished 8-8 the past two seasons.
There was no way of anyone else knowing about Bell’s groin injury, however, as the Steelers didn’t list the running back on their official injury report. He was on the report as he didn’t participate in practice on Wednesday or Thursday leading up to the game, but his condition was listed as not injury related.
If this sounds familiar, it’s because the situation is almost identical to what happened with the Seahawks. Coach Pete Carroll revealed after the season that Richard Sherman had been dealing with a knee injury, although when the cornerback sat out practices it was listed as not injury related.
The league reportedly is looking into the Seahawks’ situation, and Cheap Jerseys And Snapbacks it’s very possible it will look into the Steelers’ as well. The injury report is in practice for a reason, and the league Cheap Jerseys China Paypal takes seriously its use by teams.