The Carolina Panthers have terminated the contract of head coach Frank Reich midway through his inaugural season with the team. The announcement of this decision was made on Monday morning.
Who is Frank Reich?
Frank Reich is widely known as the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts, a position he assumed in February 2018. Born on December 4, 1961, in Freeport, New York, Reich has a notable background in American football both as a player and coach.
Frank Reich played as a quarterback in the National Football League (NFL) for 14 seasons, starting in 1985 with the Buffalo Bills. One of his most remarkable achievements as a player occurred during the 1992 NFL season when he led the Bills to orchestrate the greatest comeback in NFL history. In a playoff game against the Houston Oilers, Reich rallied the Bills from a 32-point deficit to secure a 41-38 victory in overtime.
After retiring from playing in 1998, Reich transitioned into coaching. He held various coaching positions, including quarterback coach and offensive coordinator roles for several NFL teams. Prior to joining the Colts, Reich served as the offensive coordinator for the Philadelphia Eagles, contributing significantly to their victory in Super Bowl LII.
Known for his strategic acumen and leadership skills, Reich has brought a competitive edge to the Indianapolis Colts. Under his guidance, the team has exhibited a commitment to excellence and a strong work ethic.