Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

ReMeDy

What happens to Arians after the season?

35 posts in this topic

I would be shocked if Arians doesn't get offers flooding in for head coaching positions with other teams after what he's done for Indy and Andrew Luck. I'm sure Arians loves Chuck Pagano and Indy, but does he love them enough to turn down a head coaching position?

Only way I see us keeping him is if he thinks he's too old to coach (age 60), we make him our new official HC (doubt it), or if we have him signed to some kind of long-term contract.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think he deserves a chance at HC. i am sure he will get some calls hope it's not the titans. lol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would be shocked if Arians doesn't get offers flooding in for head coaching positions with other teams after what he's done for Indy and Andrew Luck. I'm sure Arians loves Chuck Pagano and Indy, but does he love them enough to turn down a head coaching position?

Only way I see us keeping him is if he thinks he's too old to coach (age 60), we make him our new official HC (doubt it), or if we have him signed to some kind of long-term contract.

Your last option wouldn't come into play simply because even if he has a 5 year contract to be OC, it's terminated if a team hires him as HC.

It will be interesting to see how this part of it plays out.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

he'd have to get a nice offer from the right team. there are certainly a lot of reasons for him to stay

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Does anyone know if Arians has ever interviewed for a HC position before? He has been around a long time, associated with great players and teams, so to me there is something to be said about him not getting a HC job yet. I'm not suggesting anything odd or that he isn't deserving, I'm just saying that OCs and DCs who have accomplished far less, or at least have a shorter resume, have HC jobs (Pagano, for one). This is an interesting topic, great post. I would not have thought Arians would get an interview, let alone a HC job a few weeks ago. But now...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I would be shocked if Arians doesn't get offers flooding in for head coaching positions with other teams after what he's done for Indy and Andrew Luck. I'm sure Arians loves Chuck Pagano and Indy, but does he love them enough to turn down a head coaching position?

Only way I see us keeping him is if he thinks he's too old to coach (age 60), we make him our new official HC (doubt it), or if we have him signed to some kind of long-term contract.

I'm not sure Pagano is coming back....

But..to answer your question...Considering who the QB is, why would he leave?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I won't worry about this now but why would he want to leave? I won't blame him if he does but why would he want to leave Chuck (assuming he comes back) and leave Luck who would be going into his second year and he could help groom him into the next big thing at QB?

He's not a young man either.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I can't see him NOT getting interviews after this season. Assuming the wheels don't come off over the next two months.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not sure Pagano is coming back....

But..to answer your question...Considering who the QB is, why would he leave?

Hate to even think it, but your point is well taken. Arians HC chance may well be with the Colts.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Does anyone know if Arians has ever interviewed for a HC position before? He has been around a long time, associated with great players and teams, so to me there is something to be said about him not getting a HC job yet. I'm not suggesting anything odd or that he isn't deserving, I'm just saying that OCs and DCs who have accomplished far less, or at least have a shorter resume, have HC jobs (Pagano, for one). This is an interesting topic, great post. I would not have thought Arians would get an interview, let alone a HC job a few weeks ago. But now...

don't think he has ever gotten an interview...pretty sure i read that somewhere the other day.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm not sure Pagano is coming back....

But..to answer your question...Considering who the QB is, why would he leave?

Agree on both points.

1) I pray Pagano comes back healthy and better then ever. But, there is always the chance he doesn't. It's cancer here folks. And even if he recovers what if his family convinces him to retire? I guess this is a wait and see and keep your fingers crossed scenario that we worry about later. Just hope Pagano recovers first and foremost.

2) Yeah why would you want to leave Luck? You won't find a better young QB to help groom for the future and be a part of.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Arians would not make a good head coach, to many questionable and even bad decisions (mixed in with some good), throwing down field on 3rd and shorts a fair share of times, poor use of timeouts, whats made him look like a good head coach this far is Luck,, not trying to take the air out of his or anyones tires, he has this team competing for the division as well as a playoff spot but he is a QB'S coach and thats where he should be

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I won't worry about this now but why would he want to leave? I won't blame him if he does but why would he want to leave Chuck (assuming he comes back) and leave Luck who would be going into his second year and he could help groom him into the next big thing at QB?

He's not a young man either.

Money. HC's make more than OC's.

I'm sure he'd like to stay with Pagano & Luck But financial secuirity for himself and family would be a huge factor.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If Arians wanted to be an HC, he would sure be a little jealous of the attention Pagano is getting and I don't see an ounce of that in him. OC's love great QBs (which he has) and tinkering with new plays. He seems to be doing a lot of that these days and loving it.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The man was just fired and sent into early retirement just last season. Now people are saying he is going to get some offers at a HC positions. I doubt it

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If he does get an opportunity, this has worked out as well as it possibly could for him. The guy was run out of Pittsburgh as OC, and one year later, might have a head coaching opportunity.

Where and with what QB would he be a fit? That's the question.

I have to say I like his temperament and leadership as head coach. If I needed a coach, I would give him a look.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The man was just fired and sent into early retirement just last season. Now people are saying he is going to get some offers at a HC positions. I doubt it

People aren't saying he's going to get offers to be hired. They're saying he'll get offered to be interviewed. Big, BIG difference.

Once he's interviewed, who knows how many (if any) offers he might get. But he should get some offers to be interviewed, I'd be stunned if he doesn't.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The man was just fired and sent into early retirement just last season. Now people are saying he is going to get some offers at a HC positions. I doubt it

Good coaches get fired sometimes. It happens. Doesn't mean they'll never get another shot.

If I were running a team and was interviewing coaching candidates, I would place value on the experience Arians is getting right now. Whenever an assistant coach is in the running, you always wonder how they would exercise leadership over the whole team, how they would handle game management, whether they can motivate players, etc. Those questions are being answered right now in Arians case, and mostly to the positive.

What works against him is his age. The NFL has become a young man's league. Irsay placed a premium on finding young, energetic people to lead the team, and Pagano was the oldest guy interviewed, I believe. Retreads don't get a lot of love unless they've had good success in the past. Lots of early 40s coaches, and some younger. And there are a lot of young up-and-comers that will get attention this next offseason.

But I would have Arians on my short list of candidates, absolutely. I'm not that excited about his play calling, but he's improved in game management every week, he trusts his players, and they all speak very highly of him. I like him a heck of a lot more as a head coach than as a coordinator. Maybe I wouldn't hire him, but I'd feel like I didn't do my job if I didn't at least ask about him.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I like him a heck of a lot more as a head coach than as a coordinator.

It's complicated, isn't it? That's exactly how I feel. But the perfect coach probably doesn't exist, so you add up everything in his favor and make a decision.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you guys think were 6-3 if we had someone else as interim.coach? People bash arians for being a really gutsy guy, but i love that about him, especially after a decade of conservatism

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

New Orleans had months to prepare for their coach not being around and look at them. The Colts had ONE day to prepare.

What Arians has done is impressive. He will get some run if he is open to it. The Colts have played really hard for him, and he is a proven commodity as a QB coach.

Don't be shocked if he leaves. But don't be shocked if Irsay slips him a nice BONUS check to stay either.

If he wants it and gets a shot good for him. He deserves the chance.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you guys think were 6-3 if we had someone else as interim.coach? People bash arians for being a really gutsy guy, but i love that about him, especially after a decade of conservatism

whaaa?

Oh and Peyton was the OC during that decade...

just sayin... ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

whaaa?

Oh and Peyton was the OC during that decade...

just sayin... ;)

Come on, you certainly know what i mean! Dungy and he who shall not be named were known for being very conservative, like 4th and 1s, offensive and.defensive schemes, etc etc

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Come on, you certainly know what i mean! Dungy and he who shall not be named were known for being very conservative, like 4th and 1s, offensive and.defensive schemes, etc etc

Very conservative on D, yes I agree there..

I won't mind if I ever see another 10 cushion from a Colt CB again.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Very conservative on D, yes I agree there..

I won't mind if I ever see another 10 cushion from a Colt CB again.

Im sure you meant to say NeVeR and agreed!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Im sure you meant to say NeVeR and agreed!

Knee deep into a fifth of Makes Mark and a Star Wars flick...

hehe..

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I believe he stays another one or two years. I just don't forsee him walking away just after one year. Because in all likelyhood, it'd be either Dallas, Philly or some team in the AFC South. Hes a perfect fit and him and Pags have a close friendship. Remember Pagano was the one who convinced him to come out of "retirement".

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Too hard to say because we don't know for sure what jobs are going to be open and maybe more importantly who these teams GMs are going to be. A lot of GMs hire people they know so if someone who doesn't have a relationship with Arians gets a job it's less likely he would hire Arians. With that said if a team hires a guy like Tom Telesco to be their GM he might very well reach out to Arians. I wouldn't waste your time now though worrying about what might happen. I would spend it enjoying the magic run the Colts are on right now and what's going to happen in the off-season is going to happen and we'll deal with it then.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I hope he stays, but with so many coaches on the hot seat (and most of those coaches to be fired), I must think that a team offers him a HC job.

1 person likes this

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Too difficult to tell. I'm actually heading towards a 3rd interview for a new job. If successful, there will be more money, more staff, more work and more travel. I'm happy where I am just now, so why would I move jobs? The challenge. And even if offered, I might not take it.

If I don't even know what I'm going to do, how is Arians, at this stage in the season, going to know what he want's to do?

Stupid analogy probably, but hope you get my drift....

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think the real question that should be asked here is, if Arians does leave, how does everyone feel about Clyde calling the plays next season? Because that's Arians' most likely replacement if he does leave. Grigson and Pagano will be all about continuity and stability for Luck early in his career, so I doubt that we'll be bringing any big name coordinators, with a totally different schemes, in to replace Arians. Just my opinion

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

The guy is 5-1 since taking over the reigns of the team.

He will definitely get calls from teams wanting HCs like the Chiefs.

If Arians does leave, I wouldn't blame him even though I think that in a couple years we could very well be a deep playoff team if he stayed.

I would love to get a good offensive HC that will likely get fired like Chan Gailey or Norv Turner.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Thread of the Week

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • Predict the AFC South's finishing records
      Okay then. Lol I'm hoping your original prediction is correct.
    • Haeg got first team rels at RG over Clark?
      The biggest issue I have with your statements is you called the guy a career back up solely on the basis of your bias of him as a low round pick.  Not that I can't see the sense in believing or feeling a higher round pick should play. As if this league hasn't proven over and over again that if you can ball you can ball.  Too many low round picks in the hall of fame to say otherwise.    I do not  believe they were playing possum when they say they are high on Good in whatever position they choose to play him at. 
    • THIS should be Peyton's new job
      I don't think Peyton meets the minimum obnoxiousness level required to work at ESPN
    • CBS 2017 Mock Draft
      Bridgewater will have to prove he can get the ball accurately down field if that team wants to get to the next level. Also the O Line has to protect him much better...Particularly Matt Kalil. I'd expect Mike Harris and Alex Boone to be solid yet not great but Kalil has been a mess
    • Haeg got first team rels at RG over Clark?
      You're so full of it.   Nobody on this planet outside of the Colts was even mentioning Good as a solution for anything so what would the Colts point be in doing that?  Most if not all of the Media pundits would not and did not even mention his name. Hey let's talk up Denzelle Good to make the media feel like we have some hope.  Are you serious?
  • Welcome New Members

    • Member Introductions! (Say Hi!)
      When I first saw this thread, I thought I was late to the party, but then I saw that this thread has been going since 2012.   I'm still late to the party, but story of my life.  I joined in 2015, but have been a Colts fan since I was a kid.   My first Colts memory is getting a hat signed by Quentin Coryatt at training camp, and that same year almost going to the SB.   My favorite Colts memory is beating the Pats to get to the SB in 2006.   Favorite Colts:   1. Peyton Manning 2. Marvin Harrison 3. Reggie Wayne 4. Dallas Clark 5. Brandon Stokely   Needless to say, Peyton (#1) and everyone he threw the ball to (#2-5) won me many, many fantasy football games, and are my guys for eternity.   You might assume from my top 5 Colts that I am a "new-age" "fairweather" fan who only likes offense and points.  You are wrong.  I am grateful for the offensive Renaissance in Indy, but Defense is my passion.  My secret top 5 Colts: Bob Sanders, Dwight Freeney, Robert Mathis, Cato June, Gary Brackett.   I want Henry Anderson to help lead a Defensive Renaissance in Indy.  Luck and TY are great, and I hope the OLine is outstanding, but the D is the Key.
    • Member Introductions! (Say Hi!)
      Hey guys,   I have been posting for probably a year or so now.  I reside in Brazil, IN, which is about 20 minutes East of Terre Haute on I-70.  I'm 28 years old and have been a Colts fan since Harbaugh days, but really started following and rooting hard for them after they drafted Manning in 98.  I love our team and my family and I make sure we are ready to rock for every game.  We always have viewing parties at my father-in-laws or my house and are known to holler and scream at the TV!  Hope all is well with all of you, and GO COLTS!
  • Members

    • Restored

      Restored 873

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • Flash

      Flash 91

      New Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • Coltsfan1953

      Coltsfan1953 35

      New Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • GwinnettColt

      GwinnettColt 299

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • dw49

      dw49 2,115

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • il vecchio

      il vecchio 28

      New Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • schwamm

      schwamm 1,402

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • GoColtsWin

      GoColtsWin 56

      Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • jameszeigler834

      jameszeigler834 210

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:
    • Valpo2004

      Valpo2004 1,892

      Senior Member
      Joined:
      Last active:

Community Software by Invision Power Services, Inc.