The Indianapolis Colts have released Jim Caldwell of his duties as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts.
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Caldwell and his coaching staff have been in limbo since Jan. 2, when owner Jim Irsay fired club vice chairman Bill Polian and vice president/general manager Chris Polian and launched a search that resulted in the hiring of Ryan Grigson as general manager last Wednesday.
The decision on Caldwell was reached jointly by Irsay and Grigson.
Whether or not Caldwell’s entire staff will be jettisoned isn’t clear. To do so would mean a new offensive staff with no working knowledge of the “check with me” no-huddle offense developed over franchise quarterback Peyton Manning’s 14 years with the team.
A news conference has been scheduled for 4 p.m.