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2. Why did Colts owner Jim Irsay called his team’s emotional come-from-behind victory over the Packers “absolutely priceless”?

After his Colts erased a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat Green Bay, 30-27, team owner Jim Irway said he’d never had a more emotional experience in football than that of presenting hospitalized coach Chuck Pagano with the game ball. Pagano entered an Indianapolis hospital recently after being diagnosed with leukemia. When Irsay and others with the Colts organization entered Pagano’s hospital room, Irsay said, "We all embraced and shed some tears and Chuck said, 'You know I don't feel so sick right now.'"

After his Colts erased a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat Green Bay, 30-27, team owner Jim Irway said he’d never had a more emotional experience in football than that of presenting hospitalized coach Chuck Pagano with the game ball. Pagano entered an Indianapolis hospital recently after being diagnosed with leukemia. When Irsay and others with the Colts organization entered Pagano’s hospital room, Irsay said, "We all embraced and shed some tears and Chuck said, 'You know I don't feel so sick right now.'"

After his Colts erased a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat Green Bay, 30-27, team owner Jim Irway said he’d never had a more emotional experience in football than that of presenting hospitalized coach Chuck Pagano with the game ball. Pagano entered an Indianapolis hospital recently after being diagnosed with leukemia. When Irsay and others with the Colts organization entered Pagano’s hospital room, Irsay said, "We all embraced and shed some tears and Chuck said, 'You know I don't feel so sick right now.'"

After his Colts erased a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat Green Bay, 30-27, team owner Jim Irway said he’d never had a more emotional experience in football than that of presenting hospitalized coach Chuck Pagano with the game ball. Pagano entered an Indianapolis hospital recently after being diagnosed with leukemia. When Irsay and others with the Colts organization entered Pagano’s hospital room, Irsay said, "We all embraced and shed some tears and Chuck said, 'You know I don't feel so sick right now.'"

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It occurred on the birthday of his late father, Robert Irsay, who owned the team.

 

It confirmed that rookie QB Andrew Luck can revive the franchise.

 

It was the Colts’ first win against Green Bay in three decades.

 

It made it possible to give the game ball to hospitalized head coach Chuck Pagano.

 
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