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Every great quarterback needs a great receiver to rely on during their early development. Joe Montana and Steve Young had Jerry Rice, Troy Aikman had Michael Irving and Peyton Manning had Marvin Harrison. And those are just a few of the most extreme cases throughout NFL history.
Now, the onus of that argument turns to Indianapolis, where the development of Andrew Luck takes center stage as the next great signal-caller. But before his impressive rookie season even got underway, questions ran wild about who Luck would be throwing to.
Reggie Wayne has more than answered those questions this season, as the soon to be 34-year-old receiver — his birthday is Saturday, Nov. 14 — has reemerged into one of the NFL’s premier wide receivers.
Coming off a down season, where he gained less than 1,000 yards for the first time in eight seasons, and heading into his 12th NFL season, Wayne was viewed as past his prime and on the downward slope of his career. With a depressing 2-14 season in the books...
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You'd think with Peyton Manning in Denver the once-fierce Colts-Patriots rivalry would be diminished. No such "Luck." Now that Indianapolis has its new franchise quarterback -- rookie Andrew Luck, the overall No. 1 pick in this year's draft -- it's become quite clear this rivalry could remain intense. Through nine games, Luck has looked incredibly poised...
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As Andrew Luck leads the Indianapolis Colts closer to a playoff berth this season, he also continues a march toward Rookie of the Year. As of this writing, the Colts were 6-3 and in 2nd place in the AFC South, and had won four in a row. Luck was leading the way with a [...]
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...
The Patriots secondary has not been very good this season, to put it succinctly. This Sunday, against Andrew Luck and the Colts, the Pats are going to need to do better than they have in past weeks if they want to get past Indianapolis.
Cold Hard Football Facts’ Kerry Byrne joined John Dennis and Gerry Callahan on WEEI’s The Dennis and Callahan Show on Friday morning to discuss...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer Chuck Pagano and Andrew Luck are getting all the national attention.
Talk to anyone in the Colts locker room, and they'll tell you interim coach Bruce Arians is a major part in Indianapolis' stunning turnaround, too. Maybe the biggest contributor of all.
''I call him the MVP of our team because he...
New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick had his usual mid week conference call today, as well as his mid-week presser. One of the topics that came up was the play of Indianapolis Colts rookie QB Andrew Luck. Predictably, The Hoodie praised Luck's play thus far in the 2012 season."It looks like he’s getting better every week, playing with more and more confidence...
A little over a year ago Peyton Manning was sitting on the sidelines still in Indianapolis Colt attempting to recover from painful neck surgery. Manning did his best to give advice to back-up quarterback Curtis Painter, who in all respect is probably a painter at this point in time considering we all know how well he was able to lead the disastrous Indy squad last year. At the same...
As Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick dropped back and threw a duck in the direction of Devin McCourty last Sunday, a long, unified sigh of relief collectively exited the confines of Gillette Stadium.
The struggles of a defense as fickle as New England had pulled out yet another nail-biter and were once again sitting at, or at least near, the top of the AFC. The bend-but-don’t...
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The New England Patriots' defense might be a little less terrible starting this week. Newly-acquired cornerback Aqib Talib, who came to Foxborough two weeks ago via a trade with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, is eligible to play this week against the Indianapolis Colts after serving a four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. (photo: Scott Smith, Flickr...
Ryan Grigson came to Indianapolis with a plan to rebuild the Colts.
A little more than eight months after cutting Peyton Manning, Indy (6-3) is in an improbable battle to make the playoffs. One of the reasons has been Grigson's penchant for finding talent.
The first-year general manager has made all the right moves: drafting Andrew Luck, surrounding him with young teammates...
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