Chuck Pagano was fired after his sixth and final season as head coach of the Colts, a season in which he went 4-12 with quarterback Andrew Luck injured all year. Pagano sees a strong correlation between the presence of Luck and his own coaching success.
Pagano said he believes last year’s lost season was just a bump in the road for Luck, whom Pagano believes will show himself to be an elite franchise quarterback — and whom Pagano believes has already shown himself to be responsible for Pagano’s own success.
“I expect Andrew to be the old Andrew, to come back and play great football this season and beyond,” Pagano said on FS1, via the Indianapolis Star. “Obviously he’s got a lot of work to do. He’s got to…