Rapoport reported the San Diego Chargers also have shown interest in Arians, and more teams are expected to come calling. Arians has emerged as a viable NFL Coach of the Year candidate after guiding the Colts to a playoff berth while head coach Chuck Pagano battled acute promyelocytic leukemia. Pagano returned to the team last week.
Arians, incidentally, missed Thursday's practice with a bad case of the flu. Rapoport reported Arians spent time with doctors and hoped it would clear up by now. Several Colts players caught the bug this week, but Arians is expected back with the team for Friday's light workout and should be fine for Sunday's contest. Much of the game plan already is installed.
We get the feeling Luck doesn't want to lose his coordinator after only one season.