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1 hour ago, DougDew said:

Did he mention how his "lower leg" feels?

Probably still sore from all that snow boarding

7 minutes ago, Smonroe said:

Here’s my fantasy scenario:  Week 10 and the Colts are in the hunt for the division.  They’re playing solid D and the running game is strong.  They look like a sure SB contender. 
 

Then tragedy strikes, Jacoby is injured and out for the year.  
 

The guys on the team convince Andrew to come back and “manage” the games for them. The team isn’t on his shoulders, but everyone thinks they can win the SB with him steering the ship.

 

Hey, a guy can dream, right!

That’d be a nightmare. How can you say it’d be a dream for Brissett to be injured

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49 minutes ago, CR91 said:

 

You go through countless surgeries and hours of rehab and tell me if the money is worth it

I’ve been thru three courteously of Uncle Sam and the Army, yet I’m not a millionaire. If I was playing a game and getting hurt for millions, yeah I can see your point. But half a billion dollars over 3 more years... yeah I’d stuck it out

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6 minutes ago, csmopar said:

Probably still sore from all that snow boarding

That’d be a nightmare. How can you say it’d be a dream for Brissett to be injured


Any scenario that brings Andrew back is a dream.  

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57 minutes ago, CR91 said:

 

You go through countless surgeries and hours of rehab and tell me if the money is worth it

Been through several, thanks to nearly 30 years of service.  Didn't make nearly that much.

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2 hours ago, Imgrandojji said:

Camaraderie.

 

No offense, just thought you'd want to know.

 

Anyway, we know Luck has plenty of fuel in the tank, HE knows he has plenty in the tank, if he's hanging around the team it sounds like he's been bit by the football bug and seeing how much time Brissett has in the pocket it wouldn't take much of a push to get him to sign back on.

Comroddery

Words should be spelled as they sound!

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3 hours ago, CR91 said:

Andrew does look like hes in good spirit which is the most important thing

Well said, friend. 

1 hour ago, Dingus McGirt said:

Nope.  But, it does make the boo-boos manageable.

 I think organ rupture fits outside of the category of "boo-boo". 

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  For the sake of my sanity, I have to assume he’s done, but if  things were right for him to come back (he wants to and we get trade partners for Brissett), I’d do it in a heartbeat. Adding a deadly long passing game to our current team and adding an influx of new talent in the draft, takes this team to new levels. 

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I would love to see Andrew being part of the team in the future. No, not as QB. The man said, and looks, like he is done. However, I love our former players being part of the team, be it a coach, a scout, or a liaison. 

 

I thing this year would be too soon, just from the distraction aspect. 

 

Love what you brought to this franchise, Andrew. You will always be appreciated by a great deal of Colts fans. 

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It’s great to see him hanging out with Jacoby! For those of you that don’t like seeing him, ignore this post. Go take your daily dose of your real life bitter pill. Andrew Luck is the man and any way he wants to be connected with our great franchise, I say you are always invited in!

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48 minutes ago, Dingus McGirt said:

Been through several, thanks to nearly 30 years of service.  Didn't make nearly that much.

 

Let me start by saying thank you for your service. We all owe you a debt of gratitude. With that being said, we dont know the pain Andrew was going through to judge his "boo boos" as you called them. What I do think is Andrew has other interests outside of football. Just viewing from the outside, id say he enjoys traveling especially to Europe, Soccer, architect, and of course reading. Not saying he doesnt love football, but I think he would rather enjoy his other hobbies without having to worry about his health.

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First off I want to say I am glad he looks well and looks to be enjoying his retirement. I also want to say he is still one of my favorite all-time Colts but I did not like the way he retired, it was the timing of it. Here is an interesting question, what if we go on a huge winning streak and JB proves to be a perfect fit for this team, would you guys want Luck back then? I mean we just won at KC with JB. Luck is the better QB, we all know that but if we end up something like 11-5, win the South and win a playoff game it would be a bad Look to kick JB to the curve.

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I read somewhere Luck isnt eligible to play this year no matter what so jacoby inury would have no effect what so ever..

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1 hour ago, Smonroe said:


Any scenario that brings Andrew back is a dream.  

If he comes back, let him be 4th string behind Kelly, right now, Luck can’t even sniff Brissett’s jock strap.

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50 minutes ago, CR91 said:

 

Let me start by saying thank you for your service. We all owe you a debt of gratitude. With that being said, we dont know the pain Andrew was going through to judge his "boo boos" as you called them. What I do think is Andrew has other interests outside of football. Just viewing from the outside, id say he enjoys traveling especially to Europe, Soccer, architect, and of course reading. Not saying he doesnt love football, but I think he would rather enjoy his other hobbies without having to worry about his health.

Spot on.  And, thanks to the largess of his former employer- he can do so without a care.

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24 minutes ago, NewColtsFan said:

 

Not just unpopular....   pathetic, in my opinion.

 

:facepalm:

 

 

There, fixed. You're welcome. =)

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5 hours ago, Flash7 said:

Andrew Luck loves football. It was evident the way he played last year. He was joyful when the Colts won, and joyful even when they lost. He was just happy to be playing football again.

 

Recently, the pain/rehab process sucked the joy out of football, and he was back to being unable to play football.

 

But he still loves football, and he loves his (ex)teammates even more so. I read another article that he still watches the Colts games and texts players after each game.

 

I don't think he comes back to the NFL, but I do think he still wants his teammates, coaches, GM, and ownership to know that he deeply cares for the organization.

 

BTW, he's looking kinda jacked!!!

 

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I think he might even if its not for the Colts if a team that had a good line and good Offense overall and were contenders all they need is a QB I bet he would jump at that.

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1 minute ago, jameszeigler834 said:

I think he might even if its not for the Colts if a team that had a good line and good Offense overall and were contenders all they need is a QB I bet he would jump at that.

Nope, no way. He's done.

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5 minutes ago, Dogg63 said:

Nope, no way. He's done.

Well wait and see I bet he might not this year but maybe next year or the year after once his body heals up.

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11 minutes ago, jameszeigler834 said:

Well wait and see I bet he might not this year but maybe next year or the year after once his body heals up.

Happy to wait and see, but he's done. Fin. Outta here! Time to move on.

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I LOVE seeing Andrew so happy and looks to be in tremendous shape! He looks like a completely different guy then the one we saw at his retirement press conference. Happy for 12!!

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You never know.

Andrew would still be a young QB if he takes the whole year to heal up fully.

 

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The only way Luck comes back to football is if his wife gives him the blessing after the baby get settled in & acclimated.  

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7 hours ago, DraftMaster said:

He'll be back one day playing somewhere in the league IMO.

 That’s fine I just hope not with the Colts.  

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Honestly, I would think twice about re-signing him.  Can't chance he might leave again. 

 

That being said, why still harbor such resentment for someone who has done so much for this team?  Just because he reached a breaking point you don't think you would have reached?  

 

I'm glad he looks happy. 

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I like Andrew a lot, I’m still a huge fan of him and I can’t stand those who think it was ok to boo him off the field. With that said I’m fully on the brissett train and I hope he is our qb for a long time to come. 

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Great to see Andrew seems healthy and happy.  I personally don't think He will ever play football again.  This is just an example of why I think we have the best owner in the league, once a Colt, always a Colt, your welcome to visit anytime.

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This season isn’t about him.  The team has moved on and forging their own identity.  We are now the Colts not “Andrew Luck and the Colts“.  No longer a one man show...this team just upset the team led by the latest one man show.   I hope Luck doesn’t become a distraction and take away from this team’s shine.  He quit and the team needs to be able to continue to move on without him.  They are actually pretty good as they are and the season is in front of them. 

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3 hours ago, jemack said:

Maybe his visit was to make some of you drool... haha

You shut your mouth when u talk to me...

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Totally agree but not sure how he could be a distraction?  These are grown men, professional football players.  I'm quite sure if you polled the players, you would get a %100 positive they were all happy to see him.

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27 minutes ago, Coltsman1788 said:

This season isn’t about him.  The team has moved on and forging their own identity.  We are now the Colts not “Andrew Luck and the Colts“.  No longer a one man show...this team just upset the team led by the latest one man show.   I hope Luck doesn’t become a distraction and take away from this team’s shine.  He quit and the team needs to be able to continue to move on without him.  They are actually pretty good as they are and the season is in front of them. 

 

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Typical NFL bye week marketing ploy  to give fans something to talk about. :sarcasm:

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6 hours ago, Smonroe said:

Here’s my fantasy scenario:  Week 10 and the Colts are in the hunt for the division.  They’re playing solid D and the running game is strong.  They look like a sure SB contender. 
 

Then tragedy strikes, Jacoby is injured and out for the year.  
 

The guys on the team convince Andrew to come back and “manage” the games for them. The team isn’t on his shoulders, but everyone thinks they can win the SB with him steering the ship.

 

Hey, a guy can dream, right!

Wishing for Jacoby to get hurt isn't cool. Jacoby has dreams too and seems like a good dude. Luck is an oddball. He looks perfectly satisfied that he has zero legacy and will only be remembered for how he retired. Manning and the other greats basically had to be dragged away from football. 

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1 hour ago, Smoke317 said:

The only way Luck comes back to football is if his wife gives him the blessing after the baby get settled in & acclimated.  

 

Agreed. His wife tells him what to do, and Luck agrees, just like his wife told him to retire.

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6 hours ago, Smonroe said:

Here’s my fantasy scenario:  Week 10 and the Colts are in the hunt for the division.  They’re playing solid D and the running game is strong.  They look like a sure SB contender. 
 

Then tragedy strikes, Jacoby is injured and out for the year.  
 

The guys on the team convince Andrew to come back and “manage” the games for them. The team isn’t on his shoulders, but everyone thinks they can win the SB with him steering the ship.

 

Hey, a guy can dream, right!

I dont like how your dreams and fantasies involve JB getting injured. 

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Nice that he visited...and it looks like all is well with him.

 

Now let it be done.

 

 

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