Indianapolis Colts star rookie quarterback Andrew Luck has been selected to play in the 2013 Pro Bowl on Sunday in place of Tom Brady, who is out with an injury, the team announced on Monday.
Though the nature of Brady’s injury is unknown at the moment, it’s safe to say that had the New England Patriots beat the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, Brady wouldn’t be sitting on the sidelines for Super Bowl XLVII.
Luck, one of the top three candidates for offensive rookie of the year, isn’t the only rookie QB playing in this year’s Pro Bowl. Seattle Seahawks first-year star signal-caller Russell Wilson is also headed to Honolulu.
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In 16 games (all starts), the 6-4, 234-pound No. 1 overall pick completed 339 of 627 passes (54.1 percent) for 4,374 yards with 23 touchdowns to 18 interceptions. He also added 255 yards and five scores with his legs.
He wasn’t at his best in the postseason on the road against the Baltimore Ravens, completing 28 of 54 passes (51.9 percent) fo...