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Irsay is not a doctor.  I bet he meant to say something else.  If Luck has a headache, Irsay would probably say he's dealing with a "small little bone."

 

Well, I guess I will have to wait what this "small little bone" is before I make my conclusion.  At this point, I'm not too worried because he's been throwing and his leg is not the one throwing the football. :hat:

 

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So, apparently Richard Sherman had bone spurs in the same area following the 17/18 season (when he had the Achilles injury, and had surgery to remove the spurs. It was a 4-6 week recovery timeframe. If that was the case, wouldn't they have just had the surgery then and he would already be recovered from it? If so, they need to have that crap now so he can play soon. 

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9 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

With luck missing all this practice time I expect the offense to start slow.

 

Yah, but he won't be terrible. He will at least be serviceable.

 

And if the O-Line is good , they can move the chains on the ground.

 

I really believe that the O-Line, mostly because of a lack of depth, is possibly the weak link to the team. If we see very much of guys like Haeg and Clark on the line, it could be a rough year.

 

 

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2 minutes ago, SouthernIndianaNDFan said:

So, apparently Richard Sherman had bone spurs in the same area following the 17/18 season (when he had the Achilles injury, and had surgery to remove the spurs. It was a 4-6 week recovery timeframe. If that was the case, wouldn't they have just had the surgery then and he would already be recovered from it? If so, they need to have that crap now so he can play soon. 

Luck did say surgery wasn’t necsssary. I don’t think  you can compare. All situations are different.

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7 minutes ago, Four2itus said:

But not all of us view the information given out by the franchise as a "right". 

 

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7 minutes ago, SouthernIndianaNDFan said:

So, apparently Richard Sherman had bone spurs in the same area following the 17/18 season (when he had the Achilles injury, and had surgery to remove the spurs. It was a 4-6 week recovery timeframe. If that was the case, wouldn't they have just had the surgery then and he would already be recovered from it? If so, they need to have that crap now so he can play soon. 

According to the info about this injury on the Googles.com, surgery is not recommended until 6-12 months after the injury until the bone growth is fully matured otherwise it can return.

 

https://www.sportsmedtoday.com/myositis-ossificans-va-122.htm

 

Seems like just a playing with pain issue as it says you can return to action with this ailment provided there are no deficiencies in strength or flexibility in the affected muscle. Strengthening sounds exactly like what Reich said Luck was focusing on.

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1 hour ago, egg said:

I'm more concerned with the O-line than Luck.

 

Kelly has a hard time staying healthy. Glow was an above average player last year for the first time. Smith played well but is out of his natural position.

 

The O-line was terrible against KC. The O line was terrible against Buff. The O-line has been sub-par in camp.

 

There is now a half of a year film on the Colts starting 5 for defensive coordinators to break down and find the weaknesses.......(K/C had no trouble finding them).

 

Even if the starting 5 over-achieve again this year, I see no quality depth behind them.

 

If the Colts have a disappointing  year, I believe it will be because the O-line play of last year may have been somewhat of a fluke, and it won't matter if Luck has one leg or two. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yeah, I see the same thing.  Secondary and LBs seem good, now time to get those trenches solidified, on both sides of the ball.

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27 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

It sure does sound like he was injured during that KC game.

 

 

JMV said on his show yesterday that he was told the issue initially happened late last season and that he re-aggravated it in Spring Conditioning. 

 

When you think back to the end of last season, he didn't look the same the second half of the Houston playoff game and the entire KC game. Some people said it was his shoulder but I think if you look at it, he was not setting his feet and following through so I always thought it was just tired legs.

 

The only thing I can think of is in the Houston game (and I can't remember if it was late first half or early second), Luck scrambles to escape Clowney and slides prior to the first down. To me it looked like an awkward slide where he got his knee brace caught in the turf and it kind looked like it hurt him.

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The bottom line is he wouldn’t be throwing and working with Tom House as much if it was that serious.

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Irsay is an excellent owner, but he should learn to shut the f* up. That's my take on this new story.

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Sorry, but I'm changing my mind and my moniker.

You can now count me as a believer that Luck will not play week 1.  Brissett will start and will suck.  And we will need to keep Kelly on the roster in case he needs to start week 3.

 

don't panic

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5 minutes ago, Boiler_Colt said:

JMV said on his show yesterday that he was told the issue initially happened late last season and that he re-aggravated it in Spring Conditioning. 

 

When you think back to the end of last season, he didn't look the same the second half of the Houston playoff game and the entire KC game. Some people said it was his shoulder but I think if you look at it, he was not setting his feet and following through so I always thought it was just tired legs.

 

The only thing I can think of is in the Houston game (and I can't remember if it was late first half or early second), Luck scrambles to escape Clowney and slides prior to the first down. To me it looked like an awkward slide where he got his knee brace caught in the turf and it kind looked like it hurt him.

Even in the last game against the titans we got off to a hot start and played very conservative the second half. 

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21 minutes ago, Devildog said:

Irsay is not a doctor.  I bet he meant to say something else.  If Luck has a headache, Irsay would probably say he's dealing with a "small little bone."

 

Well, I guess I will have to wait what this "small little bone" is before I make my conclusion.  At this point, I'm not too worried because he's been throwing and his leg is not the one throwing the football. :hat:

 

So, are you saying that Irsay's characterization of "having a small little bone" is not a precise medical diagnosis? I cringe when I hear Luck "has a calf" or so-and-so "has a knee". Most football players do.

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Just for a change I will add a positive comment here (It is about Andrew's throwing ) >>>>>NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported Monday night on NFL Total Access that according to one source who has watched some of those throwing sessions, Luck is "throwing the absolute heck out of the ball," but is just not ready to take the next step.

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Just now, HOF19 said:

Luck is "throwing the absolute heck out of the ball," but is just not ready to take the next step.

As long as "heck" does not mean "air". That got Tom Brady and the Patriots in all sorts of trouble IIRC.

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10 minutes ago, Boiler_Colt said:

JMV said on his show yesterday that he was told the issue initially happened late last season and that he re-aggravated it in Spring Conditioning. 

 

When you think back to the end of last season, he didn't look the same the second half of the Houston playoff game and the entire KC game. Some people said it was his shoulder but I think if you look at it, he was not setting his feet and following through so I always thought it was just tired legs.

 

The only thing I can think of is in the Houston game (and I can't remember if it was late first half or early second), Luck scrambles to escape Clowney and slides prior to the first down. To me it looked like an awkward slide where he got his knee brace caught in the turf and it kind looked like it hurt him.

This is it. 

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1 minute ago, Coltsfan0112 said:

We shall know here soon. Ballard will be doing a phone press conference with the media.

This should be good. I feel bad that Irsay had to open his mouth.

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Remember how going into OTA this was going to be a drama free off season. Lol

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28 minutes ago, Devildog said:

Irsay is not a doctor.  I bet he meant to say something else.  If Luck has a headache, Irsay would probably say he's dealing with a "small little bone."

 

Well, I guess I will have to wait what this "small little bone" is before I make my conclusion.  At this point, I'm not too worried because he's been throwing and his leg is not the one throwing the football. :hat:

 

 

He said small little bone but I bet he left the word spur off because he caught himself before he said it. 

 

A friend of mine has bone spurs in the heels of both his feet near where the Achilles attaches to the heel. They aggravate his Achilles and feet.  He’s done physical therapy and his doctor tells him he needs surgery. His surgery involves detaching the Achilles from his heel, shaving down the bone spurs, and reattaching the Achilles to the heel. He needs this in both feet. He keeps putting it off because he is afraid to have it and with the right foot he’d be unable to drive for awhile. 

 

My friend is not an elite athlete so he can function as long as he can bear the pain. I hop this is not what Luck is going through. 

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4 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

Remember how going into OTA this was going to be a drama free off season. Lol

Yup. I will say this. I think if something was super serious an announcement would have been made and he wouldn't be doing anything. I just hope the news today is nothing concerning that just happened.

 

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If it's just a "little bone issue", give him a blue pill and get his @$$ out on the field.

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7 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

What time is this phone conference?

Idk. Gregg Doyle said he was told that there will be a phone conference with media sometime today.

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Have said it before...Colts, for the past handful of years, have probably been the most interesting team in the NFL...there is always something.

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53 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

 

I am not worried that’s he’s seriously injured or that he is going miss a regular season game yet.  I just think he was hurt worse than what the Colts were first saying.  Last night’s comments by Irsay seem to support that.  With that said it’s still very possible, maybe even probable, he plays week one in LA.

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3 hours ago, DougDew said:

How does a QB hurt a small bone in his leg during the offseason?  Helping a friend move a piano?

I used to chuckle as Manning would always go to the turf with the

brush of a fingernail, but at least he was available on Sundays.

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3 hours ago, aaron11 said:

we have gone from hes fine, to hes now targeting a week 1 return

 

when Luck himself used the word "targeting" that got me a little concerned.

We are screwed lol.

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34 minutes ago, Coltsfan0112 said:

Idk. Gregg Doyle said he was told that there will be a phone conference with media sometime today.

A scheduled phone conference or an impromptu phone conference? A scheduled one is business as usual, but an impromptu one would have me a little worried. 

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Just now, Flash7 said:

A scheduled on is business as usual, but an impromptu one would have me a little worried. 

Not necessarily... Could just be"clean up on aisle Irsay"

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1 minute ago, Flash7 said:

A scheduled phone conference or an impromptu phone conference? A scheduled on is business as usual, but an impromptu one would have me a little worried. 

Nah. He just knows he has to deal with irsays comments.

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3 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

Nah. He just knows he has to deal with irsays comments.

when is it

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5 minutes ago, csmopar said:

when is it

Haven’t seen a time.

 If Ballard was smart he would have the team doctor there to discuss it.

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I think Luck needs to get himself some squirrel oil and he will be just fine.

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Remember Reich said the calf was the primary issue

That tweet sounds like good news. We shall know more soon.

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9 minutes ago, Chloe6124 said:

So maybe it’s a different issue. 

 

 

 

What does that even mean?!

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9 minutes ago, strt182 said:

I think Luck needs to get himself some squirrel oil and he will be just fine.

He's from Stanford. Those guys use deer antler spray.

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