Best Image From MNF: Rob Ryan Uses Play Card As Get-Well-Soon Card for Chuck Pagano

The Dallas Cowboys’ best moment from last night’s 34-18 loss to the Bears on Monday Night Football didn’t happen on the field, but on the sideline.

Yesterday Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano announced that he had been diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia. Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan, who worked with Pagano on the Oakland Raiders staff in 2005 and 2006, wrote well wishes to his colleague and friend on his play card:

Photo courtesy of Reddit

So even if Cowboys fans are bummed about Tony Romo’s five interceptions, they can take pride in knowing that their defensive coordinator is a classy guy.



About Josh Tinley

Josh Tinley writes the Away From The Action column at Midwest Sports Fans, covering all aspects of sport aside from what actually happens on the field, court, or track. Josh grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from the University of Evansville and Vanderbilt Divinity School. He is the author of Kneeling in the End Zone: Spiritual Lessons From the World of Sports and the managing editor of LinC, a weekly curriculum for teens that explores the intersection of faith and culture. Josh lives outside Nashville with his wife, Ashlee, and children, Meyer (7), Resha Kate (5), and Malachi (3). He will not allow himself to die before the Evansville Purple Aces make another trip to the NCAA Tournament. Follow him on Twitter @joshtinley or send him an e-mail.

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