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Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

Posted on: January 28, 2012 2:17 pm
Edited on: January 28, 2012 2:55 pm
 
AriansBy Josh Katzowitz

Only a scant few days after former Steelers assistant Bruce Arians supposedly retired from coaching,it sounds like he has a new job.

According to a tweet from XTRA 910’s Mike Jurecki, Arians “is likely to become the next coordinator of the Colts.” Later, ESPN's Adam Schefter wrote that Arians has agreed to the job and will fly to Indianapolis on Monday to "to review and sign [the] contract."

So much for retirement, eh?

Well, it sounds like that’s not exactly what happened at the end of Arians’ tenure in Pittsburgh, especially since reports have emerged that Arians’ expiring contract would not have been renewed and that team president Art Rooney II didn’t give Arians a reason why the team was letting him go.

But the release of Arians might cause Pittsburgh more problems, because an obviously-displeased quarterback Ben Roethlisberger said he will march up to Rooney’s office and figure out why Arians wasn’t retained.

Pagano, the Ravens defensive coordinator, matched wits with Arians twice last season, and Baltimore held Pittsburgh to a combined 27 points in dealing the Steelers two losses.

The two also coached together with the Browns from 2001-03, so there should be plenty of familiarity between the two.

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Comments

Since: Dec 4, 2010
Posted on: January 28, 2012 4:29 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

How sweet is this? lol  Ben will be really agitated now.  I can't wait to read/hear how Ben's mtg w/ Rooney goes.  And where is the Head Coach in all this?  Is Tomlin another Marvin Lewis? No say so in the overall scheme of things? Seems like Ben should be meeting w/ Tomlin. Interesting.  



Since: Jan 28, 2012
Posted on: January 28, 2012 4:16 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

This writer got things wrong and twisted what Ben said. He did not say that he is going to ask Art why did he fire Arians, he is going to ask Art what is it that he wants the offense to do, how does he want them to be?




Since: Apr 21, 2010
Posted on: January 28, 2012 4:15 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

In what way? They could not score with him so show him the door and find someone who can lead us to another champonship! Enjoy the colts dum dum!



Since: Sep 30, 2008
Posted on: January 28, 2012 3:24 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

You must be kidding!!!!Good riddance...



Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: January 28, 2012 3:20 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

Steelers will regret not resigning Arians. 



Since: Feb 5, 2010
Posted on: January 28, 2012 3:02 pm
 

Report: Bruce Arians hired as Colts OC

Maybe The Steelers will trade Ben for Andrew Luck if Ben gets to rowdy with Art II
 


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