Report: Colts will not extend Pagano's contract before the season

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Colts will not extend Chuck Pagano's contract before season
Thursday March 26th, 2015

The Indianapolis Colts do not plan on giving head coach Chuck Pagano a contract extension before next season, Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network reports.

Pagano, 54, is entering the final season of a four-year contract. The Colts have finished 11-5 in each of his three seasons as head coach. Indianapolis reached the AFC title game last season, eventually losing to the Patriots.

He missed 12 games after being diagnosed with leukemia during the 2012 season.

• Irsay: Andrew Luck contract talks will wait until next year

Earlier this week, Colts owner Jim Irsay said the team doesn’t plan on giving quarterback Andrew Luck a contract extension until after next season. Luck, 25, is under contract for $3.4 million in 2015 with a team option for the 2016 season. He has led the Colts to the playoffs in each of his three seasons as the team's starter.

The Colts have given Pagano and Luck a pair of new weapons this offseason, signing wide receiver Andre Johnson and running back Frank Gore.

• BURKE: Veteran signings show Colts believe their time is now

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