The Colts have a new head coach in Frank Reich, who just won a Super Bowl as the Eagles' offensive coordinator.
Of course, Bills fans know Reich as the backup quarterback during the Super Bowl era who led the greatest comeback in NFL history, leading the Bills back from a 35-3 deficit against the Houston Oilers in the 1993 wild card playoffs.
Former Bills coach Marv Levy spoke with Jerry Sullivan this week about the hire.
"I had sent a letter of support for Frank to (owner) Jim Irsay and their general manager, Chris Ballard," Levy said. "I think it's a great selection, really."
Who better to have as a backup than Reich? Reich was hired after the Colts were jilted by Patriots' offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels, their first choice for head coach. But who better to turn to in a pinch? "This is not a bad guy to turn to when your first option doesn't work out," Sullivan wrote. "That's why Indianapolis fans were in an upbeat mood Sunday after learning that Reich had been hired as the Colts' new head coach."
The Colts had fun with the situation on Twitter, posting a picture with Reich holding a current newspaper to show that he was, in fact, at Colts headquarters to sign a contract.
Since you guys got jokes! pic.twitter.com/qfA7muSwbx
— Indianapolis Colts (@Colts) February 11, 2018
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