Coach Chuck Pagano honored with 'Courage Award'

Award recognizes strength in adversity

INDIANAPOLIS - Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano has been honored for how he handled his battle against leukemia during the team's 2012 season.

Pagano was selected to receive the 2013 George S. Halas Courage Award, which is given by the Professional Football Writers of America to an NFL player or coach who's overcome adversity to perform well in the league.

Pagano is the third head coach to receive the award.

Former Colts head coach Tony Dungy also received the award.

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