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The Indianapolis Colts have fired coach Frank Reich after another lackluster offensive performance in the team’s third consecutive loss. ESPN analyst Jeff Saturday, who played for the Colts for 13 seasons, has been named interim head coach.

The Colts announced the move on Monday, one day after the team went 0 for 14 on third down and totaled just 121 yards of offense in an ugly 26-3 loss at New England. Indy (3-5-1) have the league’s lowest scoring offense.

“Offensive performance, that’s why I was brought here,” said after Sunday’s loss. “That’s my responsibility. So, we’ve got the players. We’ve got the players that are plenty good enough. I have to do a better job. It starts with me on offense. I need to do a better job getting the guys ready to play, putting guys in a good position to win and having answers when we face problems.”

Reich was hired in 2018 after serving as offensive coordinator for the Super Bowl-winning Philadelphia Eagles. He led the Colts to the playoffs in two of his first four seasons and nearly made it again last season. But Indy lost their last two games to miss the postseason.

This is the third major move in three weeks for Indy. Two weeks ago, Reich announced the benching of longtime NFL veteran Matt Ryan, the league’s 2016 MVP. Last week, he fired offensive coordinator Marcus Brady even though Reich was the one calling plays. General manager Chris Ballard also traded running back Nyheim Hines last Tuesday, just before the trading deadline.

Reich also had to contend with a revolving cast of quarterbacks. First of all, franchise quarterback Andrew Luck retired in 2019. Carson Wentz, who had prospered under Reich in Philly, was brought in last season but struggled badly. Ryan fared little better and was benched for Sam Ehlinger last month.