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Indianapolis Colts Hire Rob Chudzinski

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Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images.
Photo by George Gojkovich/Getty Images.

Rob Chudzinski has found a new home not too far from his last one. The Indianapolis Colts, located only a few hours from Cleveland, have hired him as special assistant to the head coach.

"Rob and I have a long professional relationship and his résumé speaks for itself," Colts coach Chuck Pagano said. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and will be a tremendous help to our entire team moving forward. Needless to say, we're excited to have 'Chud' joining our family."

Pagano worked with Chudzinski as a part of the University of Miami coaching staff, and they also spent time together with the Cleveland Browns in 2004.

Chudzinski is a well-respected for his offensive mind, and he’s likely being brought in to bolster their offense. It’s currently unknown what sort of duties are attached to his ambiguous title of special assistant, but he will probably be heavily involved in their offensive game planning.

Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton was criticized heavily throughout the season for taking a run-heavy approach on offense when they simply didn’t have a reliable rushing attack. They often took the ball out of Andrew Luck’s hands, and that led to a lot of inconsistency on offense all year.

Expect more of an aerial attack from the Colts offense next season.