Chuck Pagano reportedly told he’ll be back for 2017

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INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) - Chuck Pagano has reportedly "received assurance" that he will be back as head coach next year.

Alex Marvez of tweeted the report Friday morning.

Eyewitness Sports Director Dave Calabro was told later that morning that the Colts' position had not changed since Monday: Pagano is under contract to return next season and the team won't have a statement unless that changes.