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Indy Cheerleaders Go Bald for Coach Pagano

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Since being diagnosed with Leukemia in September of this year, Indianapolis head coach Chuck Pagano has seen vast amounts of support from everyone in the Indy nation; fellow coaches, players, fans and this past weekend the cheerleaders added their support to the mix.

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NFL Roundtable: Week 11

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We discuss all manner of things in this edition of the NFL Roundtable. Most notably, which team has the best backup quarterback being pressed into service this week. We are also reminded once again that there is a striking amount of parity in the NFL. Like woah. Read more…

Colts Coach Diagnosed With Leukemia

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The bad news was announced this morning, Indianapolis head coach Chuck Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia.

According to reports Pagano was feeling fatigued and when he went to the doctor to have some tests done. That is when they found out that Chuck Pagano was suffering from acute promyelocytic leukemia.

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The Saints are Sinners: Isn’t it Ironic?

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Remember that Alanis Morissette song “Ironic”? You know, the one where the only real irony is that pretty much every example she lists is more of a unfortunate coincidence than ironic?  For some reason, it popped into my head the other day as I’ve been reading about the ongoing scandals involving the New Orleans Saints.  Because what could be more ironic than guys known as Saints turning out to be a bunch of sinners?

By now you know about the Saints’ bounty program run by former Defensive Coordinator Gregg Williams. Not only did he offer players cash rewards for seriously injuring other players, he was indisputably recorded by a documentarian while doing it. I’m guessing that he let his MENSA membership lapse a while back.

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A Tale of Two QBs: Peyton Manning vs. Tim Couch

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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” – Football Fans in Cleveland and Indianapolis. (And Charles Dickens)

With the Denver Broncos’ recent signing of Peyton Manning, it’s made this Browns fan wonder about what might have been if Cleveland had been granted our replacement / expansion team one year earlier. In 1998, the Indianapolis Colts used the #1 overall pick in the NFL Draft on Manning, the QB from Tennessee. In 1999, the expansion Browns used the #1 pick on Tim Couch, the QB from Kentucky. Those two horizontal neighbors provided very different types of QBs to Ohio and Indiana, two vertically neighboring states.

Let’s compare and contrast the last decade-plus for these two gunslingers to see who has done better overall since getting drafted:

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