Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Colts' surprising decision not to retain Huey a mystery

About the Author

Recent posts by Arthur Arkush

Colts add OT Cherilus, CB Toler

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:31 p.m.

Bills bring back McKelvin

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:45 p.m.

Saints re-sign Galette

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 1:31 p.m.

Steelers part ways with OLB Harrison

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 12:40 p.m.

SS Moore is staying with the Falcons

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 9:36 a.m.

Related Stories

Titans make twin killing; sign OG Levitre, TE Walker

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:39 p.m.

Colts add OT Cherilus, CB Toler

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:31 p.m.

Indianapolis Colts: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 2:20 p.m.

Report: Colts tag P McAfee

Posted March 01, 2013 @ 2:03 p.m.

Packers release C Jeff Saturday

Posted Feb. 18, 2013 @ 7:34 p.m.

Freeney's exit latest example of Colts' sea change

Posted Feb. 16, 2013 @ 3:24 p.m.

Colts inform Freeney he won't be re-signed

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 5:17 p.m.

Pagano feeling lucky after battle with cancer

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 6:14 p.m.

Indy organizers eager to bid on 2018 Super Bowl

Posted Feb. 05, 2013 @ 3:34 p.m.
Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
By Arthur Arkush

Our sources in Indianapolis were shocked when the Colts announced Tuesday that running backs coach Gene Huey would not be retained after 19 seasons with the club. Head coach Jim Caldwell said in his season-ending press conference that he didn't anticipate any changes to the coaching staff, and Huey, 63, who coached more regular-season games (304) than any assistant coach in franchise history, was highly respected in the Colts' locker room. Team president Bill Polian also singled out the offensive line, but not the RBs, for the Colts finishing 29th in the league in rushing offense. But owner Jim Irsay posted the following on his Twitter page after the announcement: "There are complex workings within the inner sanctum of an organization. All cannot be revealed — some things are proprietary. Gene's a good man." We're told it's possible that the Colts, who are not satisfied with the development of Donald Brown, made Huey the fall guy rather than give up on their large investment in the 2009 first-rounder.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE