The past year has been full of emotion for the Indianapolis Colts. From the loss of Peyton Manning, to the loss of Chuck Pagano, and now to the loss of former offensive coodinator Bruce Arians, the past year has had its fair share of emotional ups and downs for this franchise. Just as they did at this time last year, the Colts will have to move on and make adjusments to prosper in the future.

When Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia, Arians took over the head coaching duties, helping the Colts to a inspiring and improbable turnaround season. In an odd twist of fate, an illness kept Arians off the field for the Colts' final game of the season. It's not too much of a surprise, but is still a bit disheartening, that Arians had such an impactful but short stint in Indianapolis.

Arians had been involved in coaching at the college and pro level for nearly 40 years, including two separate times with the Colts, but had never been offered a head coaching job. Several teams interviewed Arians over the past few weeks, including the Chicago Bears and San Diego Chargers. As those jobs dwindled down in availability, Arians actually found himself getting signed on with the last open job. The Arizona Cardinals announced Arians as their new head coach last weekend.