A lively Dwayne Allen describes the locker room scene with head coach Chuck Pagano.
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Ryan Grigson told “NFL AM” the teams play has inspired head coach Chuck Pagano in his fight against cancer.
The Colts said all week they wouldn’t try to “play for” coach Chuck Pagano, who is battling leukemia in a nearby hospital. They didn’t want their emotions to overwhelm them. Yet following a stirring, 30-27 win over the Packers that Pagano no doubt cheered from his hospital bed, they could admit the obvious. They wanted to win for him like crazy. Shoot, WR Reggie Wayne even fantasized earlier in the week about having a great game, then having the game ball delivered to Pagano. Well, that’s exactly what happened. In the end, in the bowels of Lucas Oil Stadium, there was owner Jim Irsay clutching the football, surrounded by security, racing to the hospital to award it to Pagano. It […]
The Colts turn their focus to the Packers, while never taking their minds off Chuck Pagano’s cancer battle
We already know that the Colts won’t beat anybody using old-fashioned weapons like snot bubbles and tears. We can thank Bruce Arians, Indianapolis’ interim coach, for that image. But they do have a battle on their hands on Sunday, and not just because the Packers are coming to town. In addition, they have to play without their head coach. As you probably read, Chuck Pagano was unfortunately diagnosed with leukemia, which has made Arians the man in charge while Pagano wages his fight. And that’s put the onus on the team to put their emotions aside, as hard as that may be. Pagano has one reason why they should. Arians made the point that Pagano wouldn’t want them to “play […]
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has motivation to improve. He’s not the only one primed to standout in 2012.
League sources are saying it’s looking less and less likely that Colts DE Dwight Freeney will be traded.
Colts center Jeff Saturday was emphatic Saturday during NFL Network’s combine coverage that if the team really wants Peyton Manning, it should call the quarterback and schedule a throwing session to check his health.
Colts center Jeff Saturday still regularly communicates with Peyton Manning, and that inside access has led him to believe one thing: The QB definitely will play in 2012 after he recovers from his neck surgeries.
Ball So Hard University has produced its first crop of graduates. Matt Richey, Kenny Silkworth and Robert “McFreshington” Norton have put their heads together to pump out “Ravens Nation,” a song dedicated to Naltimore’s 12-4 jaunt through the regular season that continues Sunday with a home playoff game against the Texans.