Originally written November 16, 2012 on Down and Distance:
With the Colts currently 2-0 when head coach Chuck Pagano visits the team, they will look to upset the Patriots this weekend after he surprised them during practice today (Credit: AP Photo) This Sunday, the 6-3, rookie led Indianapolis Colts will face the 6-3 New England Patriots. If the Colts can somehow beat the Patriots, they will be in the driver’s seat for a playoff spot and considered by some to be a legit playoff team. With the team focused on this Sunday’s big game, they were surprised with a visit by their head coach Chuck Pagano. Pagano has been away from the team since week four when he was diagnosed with leukemia. “It was a beautiful moment,” interim coach Bruce Arians said.  “He came and enjoyed a good bunch of sunshine and talked to the guys and it was another beautiful day.” “It caught everybody by surprise,” receiver 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.” “I’ve seen it so many times where a group of guys band together, and different slogans, ‘Won’t be denied,’ this or that or whatever, they all come up with something, this is just, ’1-2-3-Chuck,’” Arians said. The first time Pagano visited the team, they beat the Green Bay Packers. The second time he delivered a speech and they went out and beat the Miami Dolphins. Could the Patriots be in for an upset this weekend? Follow us on Twitter @DownandDistance Down and Distance Executive Editor - Brett Krummenacker @BKrumm_SKThe post With a big game on the horizon, Chuck Pagano visits Colts again appeared first on DOWN & DISTANCE.
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