Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 6/7/12

INDIANAPOLIS -- While rookie quarterback Andrew Luck isn't due back to participate in his first full-team mini-camp practice until next week, the Indianapolis Colts wrapped up organized team activity practices with a workout Thursday at the team's West 56th Street headquarters.

Luck finishes up his architectural design classes at Stanford this week and is scheduled to report for the Colts' mandatory full-team minicamp.

He has yet to sign a contract with Indianapolis, although that's mere formality with the new rules set in place by the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the National Football League and the NFL Players Association.

Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay tweeted last weekend that a deal between the Colts, Luck and Luck's agent, Will Wilson, is getting closer to completion.

"As far as I understand it now, (rookie contract negotiations) is slotted. With inflation, he will get a little bit more than (Carolina quarterback) Cam (Newton) got last year. So it should be a little bit easier," Colts coach Chuck Pagano said.

Luck is expected to sign a deal that is worth approximately $23-24 million over four years. Pagano doesn't know when that will happen or is he willing to even hazard a guess.

"I’ve got nothing to do with that stuff. I don’t want to know anything about that stuff. I just know that he’s doing good," the first-year Colts coach said, adding that he'll be glad when a contract is finally worked out.

"It will be great. It will be great for, obviously, Andrew as far as getting in here, getting in the locker room, getting back with the offense, getting the timing down with the receivers and all of those kinds of things. It will be super to have him back.”

With next week's minicamp on the horizon, veteran wide receiver Reggie Wayne knows that the real work in establishing a bond with rookie QB Andrew Luck is about to begin to earnest.

"He'll be here soon. I wish we could have had the opportunity (to practice together) but he wasn't able to get back. We've got a short time period. We're going to get together next week in mini-camp and we're going to find time to get together to get some work in between mini-camp and training camp," Wayne recently explained.

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