Category: Chuck Pagano

Chuck Pagano Reflects on Unthinkable First Year in Indianapolis and the Colts Moving Forward

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

A happy and healthy Chuck Pagano enjoyed the NFL combine this past week. It's been an unfathomable first year for the Indianapolis Colts head coach, who battled leukemia in his first year but saw his team wildly exceed expectations. Chuck Pagano joined 1070 The Fan in Indianapolis with JMV to discuss ...

Bruce Arians Will Wipe Arizona’s Slate Clean and Start Over with the Cardinals

Monday, January 21st, 2013

The Arizona Cardinals started the 2012 NFL season at 4-0 and looked like they could be the darlings of the league. Instead, the quarterback carousel started churning once again and the team won just one game the rest of the year. The Cardinals went out and hired Bruce Arians -- ...

Bruce Arians Says He’s Interested in San Diego’s Head-Coaching Job, Wants to Wrap up Process by Next Friday

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

With Tom Telesco leaving the personnel department in Indianapolis to become the general manager of the San Diego Chargers, the popular rumor taking over the coaching carousel is that Telesco will bring Bruce Arians from Indy to become the Chargers' next head coach. Arians had a health scare this weekend ...

Reggie Wayne On Why Bruce Arians Should be Coach of the Year

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

It's been quite the wild year in Indianapolis. In the Colts' first season this century without Peyton Manning, they've managed to win 11 games despite employing a rookie starting quarterback, despite significant changes on defense and despite not having head coach Chuck Pagano for a huge chunk of the regular ...

Dwight Freeney is not Surprised by the Colts Turnaround this Season

Thursday, December 13th, 2012

A month ago here at SRI, we checked in with Indianapolis Colts veteran receiver Reggie Wayne to talk about the Colts turnaround this season. It's mid-December and Indianapolis sits at 9-4 with a few games remaining, two of which are against the AFC South-leading Houston Texans. The Colts appear to ...

Donnie Avery: Game-Winning Touchdown Against Detroit Was Nearly a “Disaster”

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

The Indianapolis Colts continue to work their magic. On Sunday, the Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck moved to 8-4, quadrupling their win total from 2011 with four games still remaining on the 2012 schedule. And they did so in dramatic fashion, with Luck hitting the rejuvenated Donnie Avery on ...

Andrew Luck Draws Inspiration From Seeing Chuck Pagano on the Jumbotron

Tuesday, November 27th, 2012

With another win Sunday over Buffalo, the Indianapolis Colts -- who won just twice last year -- are now 7-4 with new quarterback Andrew Luck leading the way. Indy could still flop, but the team has overcome so much with head coach Chuck Pagano battling cancer and such drastic changes ...

Reggie Wayne: Andrew Luck’s Improvement Has Been ‘Night And Day’ Since Week 1, Feels Colts Are Way Better Than He Ever Thought

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

The Indianapolis Colts have made quite the transformation in one year. Last year the Colts were the worst team by record in the NFL and made some big decisions in the offseason like moving on from the Peyton Manning era. One player that remained a constant offensive weapon was Reggie ...

Cory Redding Says Chuck Pagano Is “Totally the Difference” As Colts Continue Shocking Season

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano revealed Monday that his Leukemia is in remission, one day after delivering an emotional speech to his guys following another impressive victory. The team appears to be playing all-out for their coach, and the results have been quite impressive. Cory Redding played for Chuck Pagano ...

Dwight Freeney Reflects on Emotional Victory Without Head Coach Chuck Pagano

Friday, October 12th, 2012

It's been a strange year for Dwight Freeney. His long-time quarterback left for the Denver Broncos, a new prodigal quarterback is running the show, he's been moved from defensive end to outside linebacker in a completely new system, and now his brand-new head coach has been diagnosed with Leukemia. But from ...