— Colts Protection (@Colts_Coverage) March 14, 2022
This looks as if a genius transfer that’s assured to convey success to the Colts vast receivers.
Here’s what Wayne brings to the desk.
He Is A Colts Legend
Wayne, 43, is a legend in Indianapolis.
His identify is on the Colts Ring of Honor for good purpose.
Your new Colts WR coach:
REGGIE WAYNE! LFG! pic.twitter.com/9SD41z3GUt
— Barstool Indy (@barstoolindy) March 14, 2022
Throughout his tenure with the Colts from 2001 by 2014, he was a Tremendous Bowl Champion, six-time Professional Bowler, a first-team All-Professional in 2010, and a second-team All-Professional in 2007 and 2009.
Along with all of these accolades, he was the NFL’s receiving yards chief in 2007.
Good coaches know the place nicely, and Wayne positively checks that field.
“Coach” Reggie Wayne is right here.
After years of conversations with Frank Reich, Wayne determined it was time to offer the teaching factor a strive. pic.twitter.com/BCPhzKLiNh
— Kevin Bowen (@KBowen1070) March 15, 2022
Younger gamers who probably idolized him as they grew up taking part in soccer will reply very nicely to his steerage.
His TV Expertise Will Assist Him
Wayne spent years on NFL Community explaining his opinions and dissecting the sport for tv viewers.
Reggie Wayne joins the NFL Community as an analyst. Hopefully he’ll discover it enjoyable.
— Chad Finn (@GlobeChadFinn) September 8, 2016
That have will assist him work with younger gamers and may make him an excellent higher instructor.
Not solely does he know the fabric, however he’s additionally in a position to talk the basics and X’s and O’s to younger gamers.
A Pure Profession Development
As a veteran participant, he mentored youthful receivers.
T.Y. Hilton benefitted from the time he spent with Wayne.
Hilton is a free agent who could also be extra prone to re-sign with the workforce now that Wayne is on board.
We acquired to satisfy Reggie Wayne for the primary time as a Colts coach. Story coming shortly.
However he stated when the information broke, free agent T.Y. Hilton despatched him a textual content message with solely this in it:
— Nate Atkins (@NateAtkins_) March 15, 2022
It was all the time a pure profession development for him, however he didn’t bounce into it proper after retiring from the sport in 2016.
Concerning his total teaching model and strategies of preparation, Wayne stated:
“I’m going to be me. That’s all I understand how to be. I’m not studying no books. I ain’t doing none of that…I do know it’s a grind. I do know I’m going to be right here all day. … No matter they’re good at, I need to be certain that they preserve including and preserve guys sharp. And I hope I can add one thing else.”
The QB Problem
Wayne is aware of rather a lot about creating chemistry with quarterbacks.
The Colts are briefly with out a beginning quarterback.
Once they discover their 2022 QB1, he can be their fifth quarterback in 5 seasons.
The Colts’ receivers can be ranging from scratch with whomever this quarterback is.
Although Wayne was lucky to not have this turnover when he was with the Colts, he can be a superb advisor to those gamers.
Colts head coach Frank Reich has been making an attempt to get Wayne on his teaching workers for years.
The Colts make it official: Reggie Wayne is their new WRs coach.
Frank Reich has been making an attempt for the franchise legend for 4 years and now it really works.
— Nate Atkins (@NateAtkins_) March 14, 2022
Wayne is a well-rounded man with many pursuits.
Might this teaching gig result in a extra everlasting position and longstanding tenure in NFL teaching?
We must wait and see.