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Here’s how a typical argument would go between an Andrew Luck proponent and a Luck hater:
- Hater: Luck had the 37th lowest completion percentage out of 38 quarterbacks who took 25% or more of their team’s snaps last year.
- Proponent: True. But no quarterback attempted more throws of 20+ yards than Luck, and those throws have a much lower completion percentage league-wide. Plus, the Colts are switching to a more ‘West Coast’ type offense which has a lot more short throws.
-Hater: Yeah but still….
Today I’m here to give all the haters a better response to the deep throw argument. And if you’re a Luck proponent, hopefully my argument will turn you into a hater. And it seems like there are more proponents than haters. His average draft position across all major platforms has him as the 8th highest quarterback drafted on average. That’s ahead of last year’s breakout rookies Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson as well as ahead of ...