By Kevin Hickey
The Indianapolis Colts have officially named Josh McDaniels as the new head coach, the team announced Tuesday.
Following the conclusion of the Super Bowl, the Colts were finally allowed to name their new head coach more than one month after firing Chuck Pagano, who had held the position since 2012.
Because the New England Patriots were still playing, the Colts, by rule, were not allowed to name McDaniels the head coach, despite the two interviews and the reports that he was expected to be the next head coach.
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Following their 4-12 season in 2017, the Colts decided to make a change at the head coach and McDaniels will be inheriting a roster that has several holes in it.
However, before McDaniels and the Colts look to address their weaknesses in free agency and the 2018 NFL Draft, the 41-year-old will have to fill out the coaching staff.
McDaniels has had experience as a head coach during the 2009-10 season with the Denver Broncos. It didn’t go so well as he finished with a record of 11-17 and was fired during his second...