Indianapolis Colts: Why a Win Does Not Get Jim Caldwell off the Hot Seat

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Indianapolis Colts: Why a Win Does Not Get Jim Caldwell off the Hot Seat
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Caldwell's Colts managed to avoid a winless season with a win over the Titans

On Sunday, the Indianapolis Colts finally learned how to play football.

The way they played was not pretty. Formations broke down, receivers ad-libbed patterns, Dan Orlovsky scrambled around and Donald Brown ran against the grain more than once, but they managed to take this chaos and use it to their advantage. The Titans were unprepared, and, on more than one occasion, looked as if they were the team that was 0-13.

However, this success can hardly be attributed to anyone other than the players.

The coaching staff has not pulled its weight at all during this season, and at the head of this is Jim Caldwell, who was facing a possible firing if the team could not win one game. It seems that, with the win, he may have relieved some of that pressure and can breathe a little easier.

He can't.

Caldwell can take a majority of the blame for this season, and Indy needs him gone.

Here's why...

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