Letter from Colts coach Chuck Pagano to players
Dear Colts Family,
On behalf of the Pagano Family, we want to say thank you for all
the love and support that you have shown. We can never repay you,
but just know that we Love you all and we will always have your
backs. We could not get through this without all of you!
All the cards, notes, texts, emails have all been read and
digested. It’s overwhelming. But right on time.
We will all be better in the long run. Thanks to all the
survivors and your personal stories. They are truly inspiring. I
know I will beat this, and hearing all the special success stories
make the days much better!
You know I am going crazy in here, but nobody understands
process better than all of us Colts.
My condition will not determine my position. I understand the
condition but choose to focus on my position. That is to stay
positive and SERVE.
WE WILL, WE CAN, WE MUST. WE HAVE NO CHOICE. BY ANY MEANS
NECESSARY. WE WILL OVERCOME.
IT’S ALL IN THE PROPER STATE OF MIND.
There is no better owner in the NFL, period! He has built an
organization based on Faith, Family and Football. Don’t ever
mistake the ORDER.
We all have a job to do. We know and understand that. That’s why
we signed up for it. We knew there were going to be tough times.
This is not for everybody, but I know deep in my heart we are all
here because we’re supposed to be.
Focus on being 500 by 4:30pm on Sunday. Nothing else. LASER
SHARPE FOCUS. That has to be our mind set.
60 minutes, all you got, one play at a time!