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The Indianapolis Colts have signed No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck.
The quarterback's agent and uncle, Will Wilson, confirmed Thursday that the deal had been completed. Terms were not immediately released.
Colts owner Jim Irsay told reporters in late April he expected Luck's deal would be almost identical to the four-year, $22 million contract last year's top pick, Cam Newton, signed. And the deal came together just a day after another rookie quarterback, Robert Griffin III, signed a four-year deal with the Washington Redskins. The fully guaranteed deal is worth $21.1 million, and includes a club option for a fifth year.
Luck, a two-time Heisman Trophy runner-up at Stanford, will replace Peyton Manning behind center this season.
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Andrew Luck is keeping his focus on football.
He'll let others worry about his new contract.
The No. 1 overall draft pick says that even though he cannot attend training camp until he signs a deal, he is not worried about the lack of one becoming an impediment for reporting to training camp. The Colts report to Anderson University, an NCAA Division III school about 30 miles...
The Colts released quarterback David Legree yesterday, and replaced him on the roster with free agent running back Mewelde Moore.
Legree was signed in late May as a free agent when the Colts released tight end Brody Eldridge. Legree was nothing more than a camp arm, filling in as Luck was in school and Mr. Irrelevant Chandler Harnish nursed an injury.
Moore, on the other hand...
Before the new collective bargaining agreement put in place after the lockout ended last year, you would usually see the top pick in the draft sign his deal and then we would work our way down after the market had been set. But with the new deal in place, we’re seeing that things are going to be quite different.
17 of the first 32 picks in the draft have come to terms or signed...
Yesterday, the Colts cut QB David Legree and signed RB Mewelde Moore. Today, the Colts announced the release of another UDFA quarterback, Trevor Vittatoe.
This leaves the Colts with Andrew Luck, Drew Stanton, and Chandler Harnish at the quarterback position. The Colts will likely carry three quarterbacks into the season, since they no longer have ironman Peyton Manning at the helm...
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay announced the team signed free agent running back Mewelde Moore Tuesday.
Moore, 29, is an eight-year NFL veteran who previously played four seasons each for the Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers. In his career, he has accumulated 2,247 rushing yards on 494 carries and six touchdowns, while catching 214 passes for 1,875 yards and seven...
Fantasy football is back and with it comes a crop of new names such as Browns RB Trent Richardson and Colts QB Andrew Luck.
It also brings with it a bumper crop of other newbies with names like Louie’s Lizards, Buccaneer Bruisers and Show Me Da Money.
The latter group will probably get invited to join a fantasy league at work, through a friend or simply because they were the...
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The Indianapolis Colts signed veteran free agent running back Mewelde Moore and cut quarterback David Legree.
Moore was with the Pittsburgh Steelers for the past four seasons.
He's entering his ninth NFL season.