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The Indianapolis Colts have one of the worst offenses in the entire NFL this season, but head coach Frank Reich pointed the finger at everyone else, benching veteran quarterback Matt Ryan and firing offensive coordinator Marcus Brady even though he didn’t call plays for the team. But when neither of those moves fixed the offense, the team finally decided it was time to make a change at head coach.

According to NFL insider Adam Schefter of ESPN, the team has decided to fire head coach Frank Reich.

Reich took responsibility for the team’s struggles after the team’s latest loss to the New England Patriots.

“Each person has to go back starting with me,” Reich said after the game. “That’s what I said in the locker room. I mean, the offensive performance — that’s why I was brought here. That’s my responsibility. We got the players. We got players that are plenty good enough. I have to do a better job. It starts with me on offense. I have to do a better job getting the guys ready to play, putting guys in good positions to win and having answers when we face problems. . . . We got to do more on offense. That starts with me. We’ve made the moves that we made. Everybody’s responsible, everybody has their role to play, but I’m the leader of the offense, and that’s my responsibility.”

For many fans, it was about time the team moved on from Reich, as the NFL world reacted to his firing.

Earlier this week, Reich answered questions about whether or not offensive coordinator Marcus Brady was being made the scapegoat for the team’s offensive struggles. Now, he’s been fired too.

[Adam Schefter]