Today’s Colts Notebook features some thoughts from Dwight Freeney, Reggie Wayne, T. Y. Hilton, Cassius Vaughn, and Interim Coach Bruce Arians. Quotes and information are provided courtesy of the Indianapolis Colts Public Relations Department.
Following up an Emotional Win
During their bye week, coming off a last second loss to the Jaguars, Colts players first learned of Coach Chuck Pagano’s leukemia diagnosis. Their world turned on end; they had to go right back to work. Many fans expected the worst in a week 5 matchup with Green Bay.
The team went down 21-3 before storming back in the second half for an emotional 30-27 victory. They did it for their coach, their fans, their families, and each other. They were ChuckStrong. The next game, however, things fell apart. Emotionally drained, Indianapolis fell 35-9 to the New York Jets.
One of the many tests the Colts face this week is to prevent such a letdown from happening again, as they look to follow up another close, em...