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According to Len Pasquarelli of The Sports Xchange, the Indianapolis Colts and rookie quarterback Andrew Luck have hit a snag in their contract negotiations because of the proposed inclusion of marketing language that Luck and his reps look at as being “strident.”
One of Pasquarelli’s sources told him that Luck would ”have to clear” all marketing proposals with the Colts, which would obviously limit how much money he’d be able to make off the field.
It looks the reason the Colts want to limit how much Luck is able to market himself because they didn’t like how often former quarterback Peyton Manning’s face was all over televisions and billboards.
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Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay took to his favorite medium, Twitter, to refute a report by Len Pasquarelli that the Colts and their number one draft pick Andrew Luck were having some troubles regarding his contract negotiations.
The report claimed Luck's representatives and the Colts were beefing over details of Luck's off-field endorsements.
Irsay, via twitter
INDIANAPOLIS -- Bruce Arians, the Indianapolis Colts' new offensive coordinator, is certainly no stranger when it comes to tutoring and developing young, highly talented young quarterbacks. Arians was the Colts' quarterbacks coach in 1998 when the team drafted eventual franchise icon Peyton Manning with the first overall pick of the National Football League draft. He was...
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