Chuck Pagano Reportedly Won’t Be Retained by Colts: Latest Details and Reaction

December 31, 2015   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In his first three seasons as Indianapolis Colts head coach, Chuck Pagano overcame cancer while pushing the the team to a playoff appearance each year. A lost fourth season has apparently cost him his job.
SportsCenter reported Thursday the Colts do not plan to retain Pagano for a fifth season unless the team makes the postseason. Indianapolis enters Week 17 at 7-8, one game behind the Houston Texans for the AFC South lead. The Colts need nine results to go their way Sunday to win the division because Houston currently carries the strength of schedule tiebreaker.    
After the report, owner Jim Irsay said, "As of today, no decision has been made with respect to any structural changes within the Colts organization for 2016 and beyond."
Pagano, 55, led Indianapolis to matching 11-5 records (though he was absent for part of 2012) in each of his first three seasons. Despite the success, the writing had been on the wall for some time that all was...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments