“What about merit?”- Chris Broussard is questioning the decision taken by Jim Irsay to hire Jeff Saturday as the new head coach

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Jeff Saturday was announced as the new head coach of the Indianapolis Colts after the team had fired Frank Reich earlier.

Jeff Saturday

Frank Reich was recently let go from his position as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts as a result of the team’s slow start to the current season. As of right now, they have a record of 3-5-1, and they have already benched quarterback Matt Ryan, so things were looking bad for them.

The owner of the Colts, Jim Irsay, decided that enough was enough and parted ways with the head coach. Irsay’s decision to fire Frank Reich, on the other hand, failed to impress a significant number of people. In addition to that, they were even more taken aback by the news that the Colts had hired Jeff Saturday to be their new head coach.

Chris Broussard was upset by the unfair advantage given to Jeff Saturday as there are many assistant head coaches in the NFL who were waiting for an opportunity like it.

Talking about it, Broussard said, “Nothing at all against Jeff Saturday. I don’t know him. I liked him on ESPN. I thought he was great. He was a very good player. I know that they’re all against him. But what about merit? What about earning it and it’s not just black coaches, either. It’s just any NFL coach who’s paying his dues, hoping he can get that break.”

He added, “And you go and hire a guy who guys I learned I know, this is not like the NBA or major league baseball. I think coaching in the NFL is absolutely it’s so much tougher, you got to manage a staff of 15 to 20 other coaches. I mean, for to think someone can step in out of high school. And coach the NFL is ludicrous. And it’s lunacy.”

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