Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano took leave three months ago after being diagnosed with leukemia. The 52 year old even endured a multi-week stay in the hospital for treatment. The team rallied around him with the #chuckstrong motto. Team cheerleaders even shaved their heads to show solidarity with him. And today he’s coming to his coaching duties. He was cleared by doctors following his latest round of chemotherapy.
He also gave one hell of a pregame speech earlier this year
Pagano held a press conference at 12:15 p.m. ET, when he took back the reins from interim coach Bruce Arians. The press conference will be streamed live on Indy’s official website, as per the team’s official Twitter account.
Pagano’s leukemia is in remission. Doctors won’t know for at least 3-5 years whether he’s cured or not. If it stays in remission that long, then he’s in the clear.
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