Andrew Luck is just nine games into his rookie season, but he’s already playing like a seasoned veteran.
Luck, who is among the league leaders with 2,631 passing yards, has led the Colts on one of the most dramatic turnarounds in NFL history. One season after finishing as the league’s worst team with a 2-14 record, Luck has Indianapolis sitting at 6-3 and staring down a potential playoff berth.
The 23-year-old’s presence, leadership and pure ability on the football have helped the Colts develop into one of the most impressive teams in football this season. Luck is receiving plenty of attention for his efforts, and you can mark Bill Belichick and the Patriots coaching staff among those impressed.
“I think the things that we knew about him coming out have certainly played out this season,” Belichick said during a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. “Big kid, good arm, can make all the throws, very athletic, good movement in the pocket, handles the offense well. They do a lot of...