Colts coach Chuck Pagano isn’t talking about deflategate.
Asked today about the NFL’s investigation into whether the Patriots deflated some of the footballs used in Sunday’s game to make them easier to grip, Pagano said declined to comment.
“Did not notice, and that’s something for the league to handle. It’s not my place to comment on it,” Pagano said.
Pagano indicated that his conversations with the officials on Sunday were no different from his conversations with the officials in any other game.
“We talk, just like they talk to the officials, you have an opportunity to talk with the officials before the game about a lot of things, things that you’ve seen on tape,” Pagano said. “We talked about the formations obviously with the extra, the unbalanced stuff like we all talked about, any concerns that you might have. Everybody, every coach in the league gets an opportunity to visit with those guys before the game.”
It’s still unclear whether the Colts complained to either the game officials or the league office about deflated footballs. But it is clear that Pagano doesn’t want to talk about it.