Jump to content
Indianapolis Colts
Indianapolis Colts Fan Forum

Time to panic!


wordofmouth

Recommended Posts

9 hours ago, threeflight said:

Not impressed by anything I saw tonight.

 

Without Luck, this team is going no where.  Even with Luck, they might be a 10-6 team at best as

1.  Luck is a fragile QB now who tends to guide the ball instead of throwing it due to shoulder damage.

2.  I don't think he will ever be the QB we thought he might be coming out of college.  Very good yes.  Manningesque?  No.

 

This team got hot against some bad competition last year and rode it to the playoffs in a weak division.  I am not sold on the Offensive play calling either.  Too many times last year they went 3 and out with some very iffy calls.  I actually thought the play calling was better the first 4 games of the year with the quick hitters compared to the last 4 when things seemed to slow down.

 

Luck I think at this point can only be considered 50/50 to start the year.  Can he play more than 12 games?  I doubt it but hope I am wrong. 

 

IMO they need to seriously consider drafting a QB next year and possibly move on from Luck if he cannot prove himself to stay healthy.  Love the guy a ton.  But he is a walking MASH unit the past 3 years and quite frankly I am getting a little tired of his 'awww shucks I just need to stick with the process' spiel.  We get it.  It is a process.  THE PROCESS.  Process.  

 

You are being paid $22 M a year to play 16 games.  If a calf strain is enough to keep you out?  It might be time to retire.  Thing is I don't even think it is the leg injury at this point.  It is more in his head than anything.  He overthinks everything.

 

 

Ridiculous!

Link to post
Share on other sites
10 hours ago, threeflight said:

Not impressed by anything I saw tonight.

 

Without Luck, this team is going no where.  Even with Luck, they might be a 10-6 team at best as

1.  Luck is a fragile QB now who tends to guide the ball instead of throwing it due to shoulder damage.

2.  I don't think he will ever be the QB we thought he might be coming out of college.  Very good yes.  Manningesque?  No.

 

This team got hot against some bad competition last year and rode it to the playoffs in a weak division.  I am not sold on the Offensive play calling either.  Too many times last year they went 3 and out with some very iffy calls.  I actually thought the play calling was better the first 4 games of the year with the quick hitters compared to the last 4 when things seemed to slow down.

 

Luck I think at this point can only be considered 50/50 to start the year.  Can he play more than 12 games?  I doubt it but hope I am wrong. 

 

IMO they need to seriously consider drafting a QB next year and possibly move on from Luck if he cannot prove himself to stay healthy.  Love the guy a ton.  But he is a walking MASH unit the past 3 years and quite frankly I am getting a little tired of his 'awww shucks I just need to stick with the process' spiel.  We get it.  It is a process.  THE PROCESS.  Process.  

 

You are being paid $22 M a year to play 16 games.  If a calf strain is enough to keep you out?  It might be time to retire.  Thing is I don't even think it is the leg injury at this point.  It is more in his head than anything.  He overthinks everything.

 

 

You seem to be here when we only lose for 'most' part. I have been here for over 4 years and you complain 'almost' more than any poster I have ever seen and 'rarely' give the team credit when we win/play well. When we won 10 out of 11 last season, you disappeared. After we lost to KC you reappeared like David Blaine, very magical lmao . Strange IMO.

Link to post
Share on other sites
17 hours ago, threeflight said:

Not impressed by anything I saw tonight.

 

Without Luck, this team is going no where.  Even with Luck, they might be a 10-6 team at best as

1.  Luck is a fragile QB now who tends to guide the ball instead of throwing it due to shoulder damage.

2.  I don't think he will ever be the QB we thought he might be coming out of college.  Very good yes.  Manningesque?  No.

 

This team got hot against some bad competition last year and rode it to the playoffs in a weak division.  I am not sold on the Offensive play calling either.  Too many times last year they went 3 and out with some very iffy calls.  I actually thought the play calling was better the first 4 games of the year with the quick hitters compared to the last 4 when things seemed to slow down.

 

Luck I think at this point can only be considered 50/50 to start the year.  Can he play more than 12 games?  I doubt it but hope I am wrong. 

 

IMO they need to seriously consider drafting a QB next year and possibly move on from Luck if he cannot prove himself to stay healthy.  Love the guy a ton.  But he is a walking MASH unit the past 3 years and quite frankly I am getting a little tired of his 'awww shucks I just need to stick with the process' spiel.  We get it.  It is a process.  THE PROCESS.  Process.  

 

You are being paid $22 M a year to play 16 games.  If a calf strain is enough to keep you out?  It might be time to retire.  Thing is I don't even think it is the leg injury at this point.  It is more in his head than anything.  He overthinks everything.

 

 

So....the guy ran for his life due to atrocious line play and atrocious playcalling by this team for years, has had lacerated kidney, shoulder damage, and concussions as a result, and now a strained calf, and people just want to move on? Have theses people forgotten how much he has done for this team with very little? The places he has taken us? Do people no longer have a sense of loyalty? He is not a flash in the pan. He is a top level quarterback with a low level injury as far as we know. People need to R-E-L-A-X, my goodness.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Pre-season games are 100% irrelevant.

 

Better to play vanilla, pretend to suck, and toy with your opponents than to talk a lot of trash and give your opponents bulletin board material ala Mike Vanderjagt.

 

For all we know, Andrew Luck's calf injury is 99.99% faked, written off as "team taking precaution, not wanting another Kevin Durant situation" so opponents will underestimate the team. If I were GM or coach, that's what I'd do; list as many players as I could as doubtful/probable so opponents think the team is full of injuries when it's the furthest thing from the truth.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Archived

This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies.

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Thread of the Week

  • Topics

  • Posts

    • This plus #1 Defensive ranking? Ya, I don't give a rats behind who we have played. This is worth being giddy about.    I am pumped, geeked, thrilled, and every other out of date word that fits.  
    • Flus was awaken with all the heat on the seat he was sitting on.....He's proactive now, just hope we don't use too much of the Zone defense. Go Colts.
    • The beat indicator on the severity of an injury? The player in most cases. He was crying. I think he himself knows that his season is over but we shall c.
    • Looks reasonable with the exception that's mark with ***.   Dolphins 26 Jaguars 24 Niners 27 Giants 20  *** Football Team 16 Browns 23 Bengals 28 Eagles 24  *** Raiders 16 Patriots 27 Bears 22 Falcons 24  *** Rams 27 Bills 23 *** Texans 27 Steelers 30 Titans 27 Vikings 21 *** Panthers 13 Chargers 23 Jets 17 Colts 23 Cowboys 30 Seahawks 34 Lions 7 Cardinals 27 Bucs 24 Broncos 10 Packers 31 Saints 30 Chiefs 24 Ravens 31    
    • As for the tackles, smith is decent in pass pro, very good run blocking, AC is great in pass pro, and decent in run game.....
  • Members

×
×
  • Create New...