New San Diego defensive coordinator John Pagano expressed his delight in the fact that his brother, Chuck, became the head coach in Indianapolis on Wednesday. Yet, John Pagano made it clear he has no designs on leaving the Chargers to join the Colts’ staff.
“It would be an honor to work with my brother, but I have the job I’ve always dreamed of,” Pagano said in a statement released by the Chargers. He was promoted to defensive coordinator from linebackers coach earlier this month. Chuck Pagano was the Ravens’ defensive coordinator prior to being hired by the Colts.
Meanwhile, it wouldn’t be a surprise if former Oakland coach Hue Jackson was a candidate to be offensive coordinator in Indianapolis. He worked with Chuck Pagano in Baltimore. Jackson interviewed for the quarterback coaching job in Arizona on Monday.
Meanwhile, new Oakland general manager Reggie McKenzie confirmed the inevitable.