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Colts head coach had himself a warm welcome back to the sideline on Sunday, with a confidence-boosting win over the Houston Texans. (Photo: AJ Mast, AP)
In a game full of special moments, including immense support from Colts fans and a special pre-game presentation on the Lucas Oil Stadium jumbo-tron that brought Chuck Pagano to tears, there was plenty of good feeling. However, one moment stood out. After the Colts’ 11th consecutive win over the Houston Texans, Pagano showed his true colors in the team’s locker room, something he’s never failed to reveal during his battle with Leukemia. If this doesn’t put a smile on your face, then I don’t know what will.
It’s probably the best story in the NFL this season, even more so because the Colts are heading tot he playoffs after drafting No. 1 overall in 2012. The Colts will take their win at home into the AFC Playoffs, where they will take on the Baltimore Ravens in the Wild Card round, and continue to stay Chuckstrong.
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