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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 05:21:10 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been assured he'll return as head coach for the 2017 season, according to a source.
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 21:46:09 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said Monday, Jan. 2, that he expects to remain with the team, believing there isn't "any reason (he) wouldn't be." He has yet to have his have his annual season-ending meeting with owner Jim Irsay.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 19:50:03 -0800
Updating a previous report, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was signed to a four-year contract extension Monday, Jan. 4. Financial terms of the deal were undisclosed. He and general manager Ryan Grigson will both be back for 2016.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:50:15 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts signed head coach Chuck Pagano to a contract extension Monday, Jan. 4. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mon, 04 Jan 2016 14:32:31 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is safe for now. Owner Jim Irsay said no decision on Pagano's status will be made Monday, Jan. 4.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 12:21:24 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is not expected to be retained for the 2016 season barring a playoff berth.
Fantasy Tip: The Colts need a miracle to get into the playoffs. This isn't a surprise for Pagano, as he was rumored to be clashing with the front office earlier this season. When things went south with the team, he was immediately on the hot seat. We won't know how this head coaching change will affect Andrew Luck and the Colts offense until a new coach is named. Stay tuned.
Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:36:33 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and general manager Ryan Grigson have a "toxic" relationship, according to a source. It has reached the point where Grigson and Pagano have little communication with each other, according to multiple sources. Grigson is at this point the more likely of the two to be retained by owner Jim Irsay. Grigson has one more year remaining on his contract and has a very good relationship with the Irsay family.
Wed, 02 Sep 2015 16:20:26 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano could be on the hot seat in the final year of his contract. The Colts want him to prove that he's the man for the job in the future. Pagano and the Colts have reached and lost in the playoffs each of the past three seasons.
Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:58:58 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano believes Indianapolis possesses the best players it's ever had since he's been there. Pagano said the coaching staff and front office will have a tough time cutting down to the final 53-man roster with all the talent they have.
Fantasy Tip: With Andrew Luck, Frank Gore, T.Y. Hilton and Andre Johnson, not to mention a better than mediocre defense, Pagano has the right to be pumped up about this year's squad. Luck is considered by many to be the top quarterback in the NFL, and in fantasy football, Gore is in the RB2 conversation, Hilton is a WR1 and Johnson in WR2 territory with added value in PPR leagues.
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:32:24 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano could receive a contract extension before the start of the 2015 season, according to owner Jim Irsay.
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 16:09:43 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano turned down a one-year extension from the team, sources confirm.
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:15:15 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is not expected to sign a contract extension before the start of the season, according to sources.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:52:26 -0800
Indianapolis Colts CB Greg Toler (concussion) is going through the league concussion protocol, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.
Fri, 14 Nov 2014 09:48:29 -0800
Indianapolis Colts DT Arthur Jones (ankle) will not play in the team's Week 11 game, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:09:25 -0700
Indianapolis Colts LB Robert Mathis (undisclosed) will not play in the team's third preseason game, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.
Sun, 17 Aug 2014 07:38:27 -0700
Indianapolis Colts WR Hakeem Nicks received praise from head coach Chuck Pagano for his performance in the team's preseason game Saturday, Aug. 16. "(Nicks) was outstanding," Pagano said after the game. Him and Andrew were in a rhythm Obviously, we figured he'd play inspired football against a really good football team."
Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:21:38 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said he would be shocked if WR Reggie Wayne (knee) is not ready to go by the start of training camp.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:29:44 -0700
Indianapolis Colts FB Mario Harvey is changing positions from linebacker to fullback. Head coach Chuck Pagano asked Harvey to make the change before organized team activities began.
Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:40:17 -0700
Indianapolis Colts DT Josh Chapman could play nose tackle in 2014. Chapman got praise from head coach Chuck Pagano. "Midway through the season he was finally healthy," Pagano said. "He missed the whole first year and he finally gained the confidence. ... Until you get in there and you take on a double team and put that foot in the ground and take on all that weight on that knee, I think from a mental and physical standpoint he's in a great place."
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 10:39:18 -0700
The Indianapolis Colts are are likely to sign free-agent DE Arthur Jones (Ravens). The deal is not done, but it is likely Jones will be reunited with head coach Chuck Pagano.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 10:40:50 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said the sky is the limit for RB Trent Richardson and that having a full offseason will help him in preparation for 2014.
Mon, 13 Jan 2014 13:54:17 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said the team will continue to remain committed to the run after their Divisional Round playoff loss to the New England Patriots Saturday, Jan. 11. Pagano said running "will always be our mantra" and that "you have to be able to run the football and stop the run to win football games in the National Football League." The Colts had only 69 yards rushing against New England and finished 20th in the league in rushing.
Tue, 07 Jan 2014 09:16:34 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano praised CB Vontae Davis, saying he is playing some of the best football he has played.
Fri, 06 Dec 2013 23:54:10 -0800
Despite his recent struggles, the Indianapolis Colts have said they would look long-term with RB Trent Richardson instead of focusing on the negatives at the moment. "Wait until he has the rest of this season, wait until he has an off-season with us, goes through a training camp with us," Colts coach Chuck Pagano said. "We've just got to keep it real. It's not an easy thing for anybody, let alone Trent who came in with all the hype that comes from being the third overall pick. He won't make any excuses. And we won't make any excuses for him. But reality is reality. It's not an easy thing."
Sat, 16 Nov 2013 06:16:43 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said he does not know what is going on with RB Trent Richardson's runs. "I don't know if he's snake bit, I don't know what the heck is going on," Pagano said. "We'll get it fixed. We'll get the holes there. He's making the right reads, he's doing all the right things, he knows what to do. He played great without the ball, protection-wise, those things. His numbers are going to come. I'm not concerned about that."
Mon, 21 Oct 2013 09:45:13 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano thinks WR Reggie Wayne (knee) will not see his career end after suffering a torn anterior cruciate ligament and torn meniscus in the team's Week 7 game. "He'll be back," Pagano said. "I know how he's wired."
Sun, 08 Sep 2013 23:56:18 -0700
Indianapolis Colts TE Dwayne Allen (hip) left the game Sunday, Sept. 8 against the Oakland Raiders due to a hip injury suffered in the second half. He did not return to the game. Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said the extent of Allen's injury won't be known until the results of an MRI are known.
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 22:53:09 -0700
Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano said OT Anthony Castonzo (knee) will not play in the preseason finale after an MRI confirmed Castonzo has a mild sprain of the medial collateral ligament in his right knee. Castonzo was injured on the opening series of a 27-6 victory over the Cleveland Browns and did not return. OG Mike McGlynn (knee) also did not play after bruising his knee during practice last week. Castonzo is listed as day-to-day, and Pagano said he hopes both would be ready for the Sept. 8 opener against the Oakland Raiders.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 09:34:51 -0700
Indianapolis Colts TE Coby Fleener (concussion) has one test to pass, but is expected to play in the team's preseason game against the New York Giants Sunday, Aug. 18, according to head coach Chuck Pagano.
Wed, 15 May 2013 10:24:31 -0700
Indianapolis Colts RB Vick Ballard is expected to enter training camp as the team's No. 1 running back, but that doesn't mean RB Donald Brown will not also see playing time. Head coach Chuck Pagano sees Ballard as a player who gets stronger as the game wears on, while Brown is considered more of a home run hitter for the offense.
"Can Vick be an every-down guy? Yeah. Can Donnie be an every-down guy? Yeah. They are different types of runners and are more than capable on third down, knowing the protections and picking up blitzers and being effective once they get out to catch the football and doing those things out of the backfield," Pagano said. "Vick is a solid, solid guy; Donnie is a home run hitter," Pagano said. "If he gets the edge and hits a crease, he can take it the distance."
Fantasy Tip: Ballard should be viewed as a third fantasy running back who could have slightly more value in PPR leagues. Brown is a handcuff pick and likely nothing more than a sixth back in deep leagues.
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 08:41:36 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts have targeted Baltimore Ravens impending free-agent LB Paul Kruger, according to a source, and will attempt to convince him to reunite with head coach Chuck Pagano, the former Ravens defensive coordinator.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 08:25:18 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano returned to the team Monday, Dec. 24, three months after taking an indefinite leave to battle leukemia. If all goes well at practice this week, Pagano will likely be on the sideline in Week 17.
Mon, 24 Dec 2012 06:43:52 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is expected to return to the team Monday, Dec. 24, after battling life-threatening leukemia. Pagano will address the team in a meeting, according to interim head coach Bruce Arians.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 07:25:58 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been cleared to return to the sidelines whenever he's ready. Pagano's physician is not imposing any restrictions, and the coach is expected to return to the team complex as early as Monday, Dec. 24.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 04:41:55 -0800
The Indianapolis Colts are hopeful head coach Chuck Pagano will return to the sidelines in Week 17. Interim head coach Bruce Arians and others have pegged the Dec. 30 regular-season finale as Pagano's possible return date. Arians said this week that Pagano "felt great" and "looked good" and his white blood-cell counts were good - all indications he could return next week.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 04:56:18 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano completed his last round of chemotherapy treatment Tuesday, Dec. 4, and could resume coaching the team its regular season finale Dec. 30. The decsion on when to return would be made by Pagano and the organization.
Thu, 29 Nov 2012 04:46:15 -0800
Indianapolis Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians said he expects head coach Chuck Pagano to take full control of the team when he returns - even if that means making a coaching change in the playoffs. "If he comes back, he'll be the head coach," Arians said when asked if Pagano would be making all of the game-day decisions.
Sat, 17 Nov 2012 05:45:26 -0800
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano visited the team during practice Friday, Nov. 16. "It caught everybody by surprise," WR Reggie Wayne said. "That was a great finishing to a great day of practice. Like I said, whenever he is able to address the team, give us a little words of wisdom, it's always a great feeling." Pagano is aiming for a return to the sidelines for the regular-season finale.
Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:25:58 -0800
Doctors have informed Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano that his leukemia is in remission. Pagano will still have to undergo more rounds of chemotherapy in case the cancer is still lurking.
Sat, 03 Nov 2012 07:02:27 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano could attend the team's Week 9 game, according to owner Jim Irsay. Pagano continues to battle leukemia. He has been out of the hospital since Monday, Oct. 29, but is scheduled to receive another round of chemotherapy next week.
Mon, 29 Oct 2012 12:56:27 -0700
Indianapolis Colts interim head coach Bruce Arians said head coach Chuck Pagano visited the team's facility Monday, Oct. 29, and was feeling good.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 06:24:40 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano wrote in an email that he was proud of his team following their Week 5 victory. "I am so proud of this team, staff, organization, fans, community, etc. (I) could go on and on," said Pagano, who is in hospital as he battles Leukemia. "I am the luckiest man in the world. I said it when I got this opportunity several months ago and I am repeating it now. The 12th man came through big time along with the TEAM THAT REFUSED TO LOSE."
Sat, 06 Oct 2012 07:14:15 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano reached out to his team Friday, Oct. 5, from his hospital bed, via email. Interim head coach Bruce Arians declined to share its message; however, he plans to read the email to the team as part of preparation for Week 5. "Very private," Arians said. "He sent it to every player. Very long. When you read it by yourself, it's very emotional. I don't know if I can get it out to the team. I might assign someone to read it."
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 07:56:22 -0700
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay said Monday, Oct. 1, that head coach Chuck Pagano is hospitalized with leukemia, but Irsay said the cancer is treatable and that everyone is optimistic. "It's been a very difficult week," Irsay said. "The coach was feeling some fatigue over the last two weeks, had noticed some bruising on his body that at first he thought could have been from contact on the field, coaching, or playing with his grandkids or whatever, and eventually through talking to his wife, Tina, she said, 'You need to check that out.'" Irsay does not expect Pagano to come back as the head coach this season, although he does think Pagano may be ready to coach from the press box at some point late this year.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 07:06:06 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said doctors told him he would be hospitalized for four to six weeks with a treatable form of leukemia; however, Pagano is shooting to be out in four.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 06:28:01 -0700
Updating an ongoing story, Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano will miss a minimum of six weeks with a treatable form of leukemia, according to sources; however, Pagano plans to return as coach.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 06:09:10 -0700
Updating a previous item, the illness that has hospitalized Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano is leukemia, according to sources.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 06:03:07 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with a "serious" illness, according to a source with knowledge of the situation, and will miss the team's Week 5 game and likely several more games. Pagano had been feeling unusual fatigue in recent weeks and got blood tests during the bye week. The organization is reportedly optimistic Pagano will recover from the illness. During Pagano's absence, offensive coordinator Bruce Arians will take over as the team's head coach.
Thu, 31 May 2012 07:22:06 -0700
Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees said he will not emulate former defensive coordinators Chuck Pagano and Greg Mattison; however, he added the defensive system will remain intact. "I just think everybody calls a game differently, everybody sees a game differently, but yet, it's still going to be some of the same calls," Pees said.
Thu, 17 May 2012 05:34:40 -0700
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano said QB Andrew Luck is missing valuable time with the team. Luck is prohibited from being at the team's complex until after June 7, at which time he will be finished with his final exams at Stanford. "For him to be here, taking snaps, building chemistry, the timing with the offense, timing with the receivers, all those kind of things ... it's days lost," Pagano said. "It's like money you never get back. It'd be awesome to have him here, but we're going to make do."