If the Colts beat the Chiefs this Sunday, they will clinch a playoff spot, something that just a few months ago, seemed inconceivable. As special as making the Playoffs would be, though, it would pale in comparison to what, or whom may be greeting the Colts next Monday. From the Indiappolis Star:
The target date for Chuck Pagano’s return has been the Dec. 30 regular-season finale against the Texans at Lucas Oil Stadium. Interim coach Bruce Arians said Monday that is “still up in the air. Later this week, hopefully, we’ll be able to know something for sure.” Pagano, he added, “feels great. Looks good. (Blood) counts were good. We’ve got our fingers crossed.” If Pagano feels up to returning, he probably would do so Monday when preparations for the final game begin. ”The perfect thing would be (for Pagano to) come in Christmas Eve,” Arians said. “It would be a great Christmas present for all of us.