It’s official, the Andrew Luck hype mobile is going off the rails like a crazy train.
Luck has been impressive. And Luck can make throws on a football field that even Tom Brady and Peyton Manning would have a hard time completing. But, that does not automatically put him in their category, and that certainly does not make him an MVP candidate, as Adam Schein — who has a vote – argued on Wednesday.
Schein makes a compelling case, kind of. He goes by the premise that Luck is the most valuable player because of how he’s turned the Colts around this season. We all know the story: the Colts were 2-14 last season, and now, under Luck, they’re 8-4. On paper, that certainly screams “most valuable,” right?
The problem is, Luck shouldn’t be rewarded for the fact that the Colts started Kerry Collins, Curtis Painter and Dan Orlovsky in 2011. And Tom Brady shouldn’t be punished for the fact that the Patriots started Tom Brady in 2012. And Peyton Manning shouldn’t be punished for the fact that th...