3 Oct 2012

Colts coach Pagano being treated for leukemia

6:14 am on 3 October 2012

The Indianapolis Colts the National Football League head coach Chuck Pagano is being treated for leukemia.

Pagano was diagnosed with the illness last week when the Colts were on a bye week and he is already in hospital receiving treatment.

Offensive coordinator Bruce Arians has been named interim head coach of the Colts.

Pagano, who was previously defensive coordinator of the Baltimore Ravens, took over the Colts head coaching job this season.