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After an emotional morning at the Colts complex with the news regarding Coach Pagano’s illness, a few business matters were attended to in order to prepare for Sunday’s game against Green Bay.
The Colts have elevated center A.Q. Shipley from the practice squad by signing him back onto the active roster. In order to open a spot for Shipley, the Colts have waived outside linebacker...
The Colts have filled up their practice squad once again after basically playing dosey-do with OLB Mario Addison and. OC A.Q. Shipley. In order to mix things up, the team has brought in defensive lineman Clifton Geathers to take the 8th spot on squad after saying farewell to NT Nicolas Jean-Baptiste.
Let us take a minute to discuss just how it is that Addison still has a locker...
Colts Authority Daily Links 10/01/12
The Indianapolis Star and Phil B Wilson have some more info on the specifics of Coach Chuck Pagano's diagnosis, now that the Colts' press conference is wrapping up:
The Star first reported the illness and that Pagano would likely miss several games while being treated for acute promyelocytic leukemia. According to the American Cancer...
Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia, according to NFL Network’s Albert Breer. ESPN’s Chris Mortensen stated Pagano’s case treatable. However, he is expected to be hospitalized for four to six weeks while dealing with the disease. Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star offered an explanation of Pagano’s diagnosis: The illness is acute...
The Indianapolis Colts are getting back to work.
Two days after learning that coach Chuck Pagano would be out indefinitely with leukemia, the Colts tried to take a routine business-like approach at Wednesday's practice.
Interim coach Bruce Arians says little will change Sunday against Green Bay. He'll still be calling the offensive plays while defensive coordinator Greg...
Phil B. Wilson of the Indianapolis Star spoke to his brother, Dr. Dave B. Wilson, about the prognosis of acute promyelocytic leukemia, the type that Chuck Pagano is now fighting:
Dave B.’s initial take on APL is there’s about a 90 percent recovery rate, which means remission and all the reason for the Colts to be optimistic their coach will one day return.
Phil B. captures...
Colts Authority Daily Links
In case you missed it, Paul Kuharsky of ESPN.com has some interesting stuff posted in the AFC South Blog, comparing QBR and passer ratings of all the quarterbacks who have seen action in the division.
A reminder on Total QBR: It’s a quarterback rating that takes into account all of a QB’s significant contributions (passing, rushing, sacks, fumbles...
The always reliable Paul Kuharsky at ESPN.com delivers again, compiling tweets from beat writers and some of his own commentary about the state of mind of the Colts and interim coach Bruce Ariens:
Phillip B Wilson @pwilson24
#Colts Arians says his team's five-star players must show up Sunday against Packers.
To which I say: This is specifically for Reggie Wayne,...
Colts Authority Daily Links
Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star put together a video with the audio of Jeff Saturday talking to the local media about his return to Indianapolis. The former Colts center also talks about how his family now has roots in Indianapolis:
"I think Indy is eventually my home...My wife, all three of my kids, are hoosiers"
During todays press conference to announce that Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been diagnosed with Leukemia, owner Jim Irsay indicated that he’s likely done coaching for this season.
“It is unlikely he will be all in as a head coach this season,” said Irsay.
Right now it makes the most sense to let Pagano take the rest of the season off to get healthy again.
Green Bay Packers (2-2) at Indianapolis Colts (1-2)
Obviously, I can’t do this write up without talking about Chuck Pagano. You’ve probably heard the news, but if you haven’t, Pagano, an 11 year NFL assistant who got his first Head Coaching job this offseason as Head Coach of the Colts, was unfortunately diagnosed with a treatable form of leukemia earlier this week, a few...
I was waiting to write this until the Colts overcame some big obstacle, passed a milestone, or had a momentous victory. But with Head Coach Chuck Pagano’s cancer diagnosis, October first seemed a better day than any. Especially since October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a cause now fully embraced by the NFL. Cancer is a disease that has touched everyone...