The Colts’ Leukemia-Stricken Coach Gave A Beautiful Postgame Speech

“My vision that I’m living is to see two more daughters get married, dance at their weddings, and then hoist that Lombardi several times.” posted on

Chuck Pagano’s had a rough season. After taking over the Indianapolis Colts — his first NFL head-coaching job — Pagano was diagnosed with leukemia, and he’s currently on leave to undergo treatment. But Pagano attended today’s game against the Miami Dolphins, and after the Colts pulled out a narrow three-point win — which featured quarterback Andrew Luck setting the rookie record for most passing yards in a single game — Pagano gave a beautiful speech to the locker room. If you don’t get a little watery-eyed at the point where he talks about living to dance at his two daughters’ weddings, then you should get your tear ducts checked.

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