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The preseason is all about evaluating players and getting ready to play real football once September rolls around. There is no bigger position in sports than the quarterback position of an NFL squad, and as such, our winners of week 1 list is largely shaped by a variety of quarterbacks.
Robert Griffin III took a little while to warm up in his first NFL action, but once he did, he looked poised and in control of the Redskins' offense. The Redskins paid a huge price tag to move up in the draft, and it already looks like Griffin will be able to adjust to the speed of the pro game just fine.
When the Broncos abandoned the Tim Tebow project in favor of a quarterback that didn't play a down in 2011, many fans were ready to riot. In his one drive and only drive of week 1, Manning was in control of the offense, and his arm looked ready to go. He was intercepted near the goal line, but it wasn't a bad decision, just an un...
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(Colts quarterback Andrew Luck celebrates after throwing a touchdown pass against the Rams in the first half Sunday in Indianapolis. St. Louis lost 38-3. Photo by The Associated Press.)
(PhatzRadio / AP) —- INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck knows life in the NFL can’t be this easy for a rookie.
The No. 1 overall draft pick threw his first NFL pass for a long touchdown, just like...
The Washington Redskins will look to make some noise in the NFC East this upcoming football season. With Robert Griffin III, the second overall pick in April’s NFL Draft, the city has high hopes for the football team. Griffin will look to lead the Redskins to the playoffs for the first time since 2008. He [...]
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The Indianapolis Colts lit up the St. Louis Rams Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium with a 38-3 victory, but…
Andrew Luck looked great as well, hitting on 10 of 16 passes for 188 yards and two touchdowns, but…
The new defense, shaky at first, stiffened up and made some plays, but…
Well, if you’re any kind of football fan, the “but” here should be perfectly obvious...
There's good news, and there's bad news for Colts fans. The good news is that Andrew Luck looked nothing short of impressive in his first start for his new team. The bad news is he looked great against the St. Louis Rams.
Luck's numbers were impressive. He started the game by tossing a 63 yard touchdown pass, and he finished 10 of 16 for 188 yards and 2 touchdowns...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Andrew Luck started his NFL career just like Peyton Manning -- with a long touchdown pass on his first throw.
Then he one-upped his predecessor by winning his first NFL preseason game, 38-3 over St. Louis.
It was a perfect opening day for Luck and the Colts (No. 32 in the AP Pro32).
Indianapolis's coaches wanted this year's No. 1 overall draft pick...
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This afternoon the Indianapolis Colts made their 2012 preseason debut. That of course meant all eyes would be on Andrew Luck, the man replacing legendary signal caller Peyton Manning. It was only one game half. In the preseason. Against the St. Louis Rams. But during Luck’s time on the field in his first [...]
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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Let's not get ahead of ourselves. The first week of preseason games are over. And the speculation begins. As Marcelllus Wiley of ESPN said on NFL32, "In the first week when it is good it's good, but when it is bad it is not so bad."
So here are four games that were good. And four players that were better and could be the best bet for your fantasy football team...
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
By Eric Judd
Chicago 3 – Indianapolis 38
The real deal
Andrew Luck. Yes, he is as good as everyone said he was. And even better. I can only come up with, perhaps 4 teams that WOULDN’T, in a heartbeat, trade their QB for Luck, right now. And another 4 that would give it serious thought. He might not (yet) have the weapons around...
I will not make sweeping generalizations after one preseason game. I will not make sweeping generalizations after one preseason game.
— Brandon Bird (@JTPirate) August 12, 2012
Well Rams fans, the good news from today's 38-3 crashdown against Andrew Luck and the Colts was that we aren't going to have another 4-0 preseason to falsely raise our preseason expectations...