The Colts were reportedly interested in Seahawks' OC Darrell Bevell and Raiders' QB coach Jake Peetz as their offensive coordinators.
And the Colts had no problem poking fun at themselves. He actually got his start in coaching with the Colts.
According to ESPN.com, Reich is the favorite to land the Colts job and and the deal is basically done.
While unorthodox, a portion of Reich's staff already is in place. The 56-year-old was with the Colts from 2006 to 2011, first as an intern and then as an offensive assistant. Losing both Reich and DeFilippo would disrupt a coaching staff that helped the Eagles to the Super Bowl, although it's one of the consequences of success.
Reich worked with the Colts as their QB coach when Peyton Manning was there. Ballard took the blame for the team's announcing the agreement with McDaniels before he signed the contract. He also has a stellar reputation, and his myriad of life experiences and the people he has worked with make him the ideal fit for us and our fans.
After launching his coaching career in Indy, Reich was receivers coach in Arizona ('12), and quarterbacks coach ('13) and offensive coordinator in San Diego ('14-'15) before being named the Eagles" offensive coordinator in "16.
Losing Reich would create a void at offensive coordinator for the Eagles. Luck missed all of last season after having right shoulder surgery in January 2017.
After McDaniels decided not to take the Colts job, Indianapolis' general manager Chris Ballard declared that their rivalry with the Patriots was "back on". I don't know if you know Andrew, but Andrew is not going to skip a step.