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“Chuckstrong” Gala Continues to Raise Money and Awareness
May 3rd, 2014 at 2:48 PM
For the second year in a row, the Indianapolis Colts have rallied together to fight for cancer research at the Chuckstrong Tailgate Gala. ***VIDEO1*** The event particularly personal for Chuck Pagano, who was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia early in the 2012-13 season. After thirteen weeks of treatment, he was announced to...

30 at 30: Number 12, Offensive Coordinator Tom Moore
July 18th, 2013 at 10:03 AM
As the Indianapolis Colts prepare for their 30th season in Indy, Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the organization during that time. Bill Walsh, Brian Billick, Mike Martz...all offensive geniuses who went on to be head coaches in the NFL. One of the more prolific offensive...

30 at 30: Number 17, Head Coach Jim Caldwell
July 8th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization as the team prepares to embark on its 30th season in Indianapolis. ***PHOTO1*** No list of influential Indianapolis Colts would be complete without one of the two coaches who guided the Colts to the Super Bowl during...

30 at 30: Number 18, Head Coach Chuck Pagano
July 5th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts in commemoration of the Colts' 30th season in Indianapolis. Had Chuck Pagano merely turned around a 2-14 team to a playoff qualifier in one season, that would be enough to qualify him for our list. But there's...

30 at 30: Number 20, Head Coach Ted Marchibroda
July 2nd, 2013 at 1:12 PM
Colts 101 is continuing to count down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization as the franchise approaches its 30th season in Indianapolis. Perhaps no head coach in Colts' history is as dear to the franchise as Ted Marchibroda. Marchibroda guided the Colts to the NFL Playoffs in...

30 at 30: Number 23, Head Coach Ron Meyer
June 26th, 2013 at 10:54 AM
***PHOTO1*** Colts 101 is counting down the 30 most influential members of the Indianapolis Colts organization in honor of the Colts upcoming 30th season in Indianapolis. Ron Meyer wasn't the most successful coach the Indianapolis Colts ever had. He was just the first to have success. The Colts arrived in Indianapolis in...

Memo to the NFL: If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It
May 21st, 2013 at 9:02 AM
***PHOTO1***NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell inherited from his predecessors, Pete Rozelle and Paul Tagliabue, the most successful professional sports enterprise on the globe. In fact it could be argued that the NFL is one of the most successful businesses of any kind in the world. That makes Goodell's reported idea to move...

Ryan Grigson, Chuck Pagano Happy with Free Agent Haul
March 16th, 2013 at 11:33 AM
Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson and head coach Chuck Pagano expressed great satisfaction with their free agent signings this week. Both indicated that while the team may still be looking at some minor additions, the Colts major free agent action is finished. Pagano, true to his defensive roots, is most excited...

New Offensive Coordinator Pep Hamilton Speaks with Indianapolis Media
February 13th, 2013 at 3:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** New Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton had his first meeting with the Indianapolis media today and said that "there's no 'can't do's'" for the Colts' offense as he sees it.  Hamilton is extremely excited about the talent level he's inheriting as he begins his first stint calling plays in the...

Bruce Arians Named NFL Coach of the Year; Andrew Luck Second in Rookie of the Year
February 2nd, 2013 at 8:03 PM
Bruce Arians took a a difficult situation and made the best of it, for both the Indianapolis Colts and himself. Arians guided the Colts to a 9-3 record and a wild card playoff berth after head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia. That earned Arians the Arizona Cardinals' head coaching position...

Expect More West Coast than Downfield with Pep Hamilton’s Offense
January 20th, 2013 at 2:12 PM
Andrew Luck over-delivered on some pretty lofty expectations for his rookie year. Much of that is due to the tutelage of veteran offensive coordinator Bruce Arians who installed an offense that allowed Luck to showcase his skills.  With Arians off to Arizona, the Indianapolis Colts have turned to Luck's Stanford offensive...

Indianapolis Colts Announce Hiring of Pep Hamilton as Offensive Coordinator
January 19th, 2013 at 6:04 PM
The Indianapolis Colts confirmed today the hiring of former Stanford University offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton to the same role with the Indianapolis Colts. Hamilton replace Bruce Arians who was named head coach of the Arizona Cardinals on Thursday. “Pep Hamilton is a sharp, detailed and innovative coach who is a rising...

Offensive Coordinator Bruce Arians to Become Arizona Head Coach
January 17th, 2013 at 8:43 PM
Bruce Arians has accepted an offer to become the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, according to a report by ESPN's Adam Schefter on Thursday, Jan. 17. Arians, 60, reportedly has signed a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth year. The Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator joined the organization for...

Indianapolis Colts Name Tom McMahon New Special Teams Coordinator
January 17th, 2013 at 11:47 AM
  from the Indianapolis Colts   The Indianapolis Colts today hired Tom McMahon as the special teams coordinator. McMahon holds six years of NFL coaching experience and spent the 2012 campaign as the special teams coach with the Kansas City Chiefs.   “We’re excited that Tom will be joining our staff,” said Colts Head Coach...

Maxwell Club Names Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians Coach of the Year
January 16th, 2013 at 1:07 PM
  The prestigious Maxwell Football Club has announced that they will honor Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano and offensive coordinator Bruce Arians with their professional Coach of the Year award, the Greasy Neale Award.   In their first season in Indianapolis, Head Coach Chuck Pagano and Offensive Coordinator/Interim Head Coach Bruce Arians...

ChuckStrong Phenomenon a Welcome Break from the Cynicism of Professional Sports
December 26th, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Modern-day sports fans have heard it all before. "It's a business," we're told at least once a year. Whether it's our favorite player leaving town for a rich new contract, a team holding a city hostage for a new stadium deal or a league's games being canceled due to an...

Could This Be Bruce Arians’ Last Game as Indianapolis Colts Head Coach?
December 20th, 2012 at 7:56 AM
If all goes according to plans and doctors sign off, Chuck Pagano will be at the helm next week when the Indianapolis Colts finish the regular season at home against the Houston Texans. Pagano finished his third and final round of chemotherapy earlier this month and has been conditioning for a...

Vick Ballard Becoming Bruce Arians’ Bell-Cow Back
December 11th, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Bruce Arians is known for tutoring young quarterbacks. Peyton Manning, Tim Couch, Ben Roethlisberger and now Andrew Luck have all benefited from Arians' instruction. Arians has also developed another reputation over the years, one for having a running back who can move the chains in a game's waning moments, enabling...

Young Indianapolis Colts Continue to Exceed Expectations
November 9th, 2012 at 9:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** That the Indianapolis Colts won last night against the Jacksonville Jaguars isn't surprising. How they did it is. This young team continues to defy the limited expectations that were placed upon them. At 6-3, the Colts have tripled their win output from 2011. I optimistically said that they would win...

Chuck Pagano Delivers Stirring Post-Game Speech
November 5th, 2012 at 8:57 AM
If you haven't seen Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano's emotional post-game address to his team, here is the link. Chuck is truly an amazing man