INDIANAPOLIS -- The Indianapolis Colts have fired offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton less than 24 hours after a 29-26 overtime loss at Carolina.
Former Browns coach Rob Chudzinski will replace Hamilton as the play-caller. The Colts made the announcement on Tuesday.
In a statement, coach Chuck Pagano said the offense hadn't played with the necessary consistency and it was "his responsibility" to give the Colts (3-5) their best chance to succeed.
Pagano also has faced criticism because the Colts opened the season with Super Bowl aspirations and are 0-5 outside the terrible AFC South.
Hamilton was hired in 2013 after spending three seasons as an assistant at Stanford, where he worked with future Colts quarterback Andrew Luck.