The Colts continue the interview process in their search for a new head coach as they will bring in Mike Vrabel for an interview on Saturday.
Chris Ballard is in the midst of his first head coaching search as an NFL general manager, and he’s already taken a look at a couple of candidates for the vacant position.
Ballard and the rest of the Colts’ front office met with Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels this week, and they are meeting with Seahawks defensive coordinator Kris Richard on Friday. The Colts will conduct their third interview of the hiring process by bringing in Texans defensive coordinator Mike Vrabel for a visit on Saturday.
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We’ve written a comprehensive profile on Mike Vrabel‘s résumé and a possible fit in Indianapolis, although the 42-year-old coach’s résumé isn’t particularly long after beginning his coaching career in 2011. Vrabel has been coaching against the Colts twice a year for the last four seasons as a member of the Texans’ coaching staff, and he took over as Houston’s defensive coordinator in 2017.
Vrabel’s championship pedigree as a player in New England, combined with some early promise during his coaching career, has made him a hot candidate this offseason. He will be looked at for nearly every head coaching vacancy, but Indianapolis boasts one of the most attractive situations for an incoming coach.
I’d expect Vrabel to impress the Colts’ front office during his interview, but I don’t think he has enough experience for this particular job.