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Historic beginning!!!!!!!!!!!!! The legend has begun!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!—
Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) August 12, 2012
How is this for creepiness?
The first play of Andrew Luck’s career was a 63-yard touchdown pass to running back Donald Brown on a screen play during Sunday’s 38-3 shellacking of the St. Louis Rams.
Fourteen years ago, Peyton Manning also completed the first pass of his career for a touchdown pass to Marvin Harrison during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks.
In less than a half,#12 was 10/16..188 yards,2 TDS…142.7 QB rating..WOW..yes it's only the beginning in pre-season,but OH,WHAT a BEGINNING!—
Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) August 12, 2012
Based off of Twitter, it’s pretty obvious that Colts owner Jim Irsay is excited about the new era of Indianapolis Colts football.
Brown’s touchdown was a part of a productive start for the rookie quarterback from Stanford. Luck completed 10 of 16 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns in Indy’s preseason opener.
As a point of reference, Manning threw 26 touchdowns and 28 interceptions during his 3-13 rookie campaign with the Colts in ’98.
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“The legend has begun!!!!!!!!’’ Irsay wrote.
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It did not take long for Indianapolis Colts rookie quarterback Andrew Luck to throw his first touchdown pass. The No. 1 overall draft pick hit running back Donald Brown for a 63-yard TD on his first pass attempt of the preseason. Luck took 24 snaps in his debut, completing 10 of 16 passes for 188 yards with two touchdowns in the Colts 38-3 rout over the visiting St. Louis Rams...
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Andrew Luck went nuts in his debut for the Colts. People are saying he is the next Peyton Manning but does he have his own face website?
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