The 10 least surprising picks from Round 1 of the 2016 NFL draft

Round 1 is in the books. Here’s what surprised nobody… 1. Rams take QB Jared Goff: This was the worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 2. Eagles take QB Carson Wentz: This was the second-worst-kept secret in sports for a week. 4. Cowboys take RB Ezekiel Elliott: Let’s be real, although only one other back has been selected this early in the last eight years, we had to at...
Via This Given Sunday
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Mayock explains Carson Wentz comparison to Andrew Luck

NFL Network analyst sees a bright future for both of the top quarterbacks in this year's class. Watch video CHICAGO -- The hype machine has officially been kicked into overdrive over the past several weeks ahead of Thursday night's first round of the NFL Draft.  Where once the conversation centered on this being a mediocre...
4 days ago

Andrew Luck turns a page, starts online book club

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Andrew Luck enjoys reading books a lot more than reading NFL defenses. Now the Indianapolis Colts quarterback wants fans to join his club, although this one doesn't play in the AFC South. Luck announced Monday he was starting an online book club that will include live question-and-answer sessions on social media with readers. ''People ask me all the time what...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good Reads: Andrew Luck's Book Club

Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has started his own book club with different recommendations for different reading levels.
Via Sports On Earth
7 days ago

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck may still be hurt

Andrew Luck played in just seven games for the Indianapolis Colts last year due to kidney and shoulder injuries that kept him on the sideline. With the 2016 season just a couple months away, the 2012 1st overall pick is apparently still rehabbing. “I still have some work to do, certainly,” Luck said about getting back to 100%. “It’s been a process that we laid down in...
Via The Comeback
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck on new contract: ‘Get it done and move forward’

Fans of the Indianapolis Colts were dealt a bit of good news on Monday. Franchise quarterback Andrew Luck made it clear that he wants to sign a long-term contract with the team. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk quoted Luck, who didn’t leave much doubt about his desire to stay with the team: “I’d absolutely love to be here, get it done and move forward,” Luck told reporters...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Luck says he's feeling good and rarin' to go

INDIANAPOLIS -- Colts quarterback Andrew Luck says he has recovered from a kidney injury that forced him to miss the last seven games in 2015.Luck also missed two games last season with a right shoulder injury. On Monday, in his first substantial comments since early January, Luck said the shoulder feels good but that there's still some offseason work to do before he's 100 percent...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck wants to get contract done, hopes to get as healthy as possible

The Colts would like to get quarterback Andrew Luck signed to a new contract before July 4. It sounds as if Luck would like to get it done even sooner than that. “I’d absolutely love to be here, get it done and move forward,” Luck told reporters on the first day of the offseason program,…
Via Pro Football Talk
14 days ago

Texans 2016 schedule: news, notes, and predictions

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The 2016 NFL Schedule has just been released. The Texans, after squeaking into the...
Via cover32
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Redskins’ Tweet Suggests Team Had Eyes On Rams-Titans Blockbuster Trade

OK, Los Angeles Rams and Tennessee Titans. We see you. Or better yet, the Washington Redskins see you, judging by a certain tweet Wednesday from the team’s official Twitter account shortly after the Rams landed the No. 1 overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft in a blockbuster trade with the Titans.
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Atlanta Falcons offensive line must improve in 2016

Matt Ryan has one of the toughest jobs in the NFL. The Atlanta Falcons quarterback has been expected to perform at the highest level since being drafted third overall in the 2008 NFL Draft and much of the Falcons postseason troubles have been blamed on the quarterback. While that situation isn’t that different from any other starting quarterback in the NFL, only a few can say that...
Via EndZoneScore
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Chuck Pagano to Andrew Luck: Stop playing like a linebacker

Blessed with speed and athleticism to compare with Cam Newton, Andrew Luck has got to start acting like he’s Tom Brady, rather than Luke Kuechly. Luck has been known to run over a defender or two in his day as he scrambles for extra yards. Rather than sliding, he oftentimes goes headfirst, much to the chagrin of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano. Last year, Luck’s inability...
Via Sportsnaut
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts want Andrew Luck to improve sliding technique

The Indianapolis Colts are planning to make a very sizable investment in Andrew Luck, and they would like the quarterback to protect that investment by doing a better job of protecting himself. In the past, Luck has had a tendency to absorb contact rather than going to the ground. It’s an admirable trait, but it is also one that leads to seasons like last year, in which the 26...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Re-drafting each QB from the 2012 Draft

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The 2012 Draft lived up to the hype as having maybe the deepest quarterback class...
Via cover32
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts hope to have Andrew Luck signed to deal by July 4

The Indianapolis Colts have some work to do as it pertains to locking Andrew Luck up for the long term. The fifth-year quarterback is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is set to earn $16.15 million. Things could get awfully interesting if he’s not signed to a long-term deal before the 2016 season. With that in mind, Colts owner Jim Irsay hopes to have Luck locked...
Via Sportsnaut
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Colts still concerned about Andrew Luck’s shoulder

Andrew Luck is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the 2016 season, and Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay has said numerous times that he wants to sign the 26-year-old quarterback to a lucrative contract extension. Could Luck’s shoulder injury be holding things up? Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole reported Wednesday that the Colts have some “long-term concern” about...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 02, 2016  |  Discuss

NFL Rumors: Andrew Luck, Jaguars, Packers, Rams, & Ravens

Andrew Luck Colts GM Ryan Grigson told reporters on Thursday that they and Andrew Luck‘s representatives are motivated to get a long-term contract in place this offseason. “Both sides are motivated,” Grigson said, via Stephen Holder. “We obviously want Andrew here. I really don’t anticipate any issues with that. I can’t talk about any numbers or anything like that....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts teammate: Andrew Luck ‘working tirelessly’ in offseason

By Jason Rowan To say Andrew Luck's 2015 NFL season was a tremendous disappointment would be a drastic understatement. But with the myriad injuries he endured last season at long last behind him, one of his Indianapolis Colts teammates has indicated the quarterback is working extremely hard so he's ready to go come training camp and the 2016 campaign. Colts left tackle Anthony...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Draft expert compares Carson Wentz to Andrew Luck

North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz made a case during Senior Bowl week to be considered the top quarterback of the 2016 NFL draft, and draft analyst Mike Mayock is putting him at the same level as Andrew Luck. The 6’5″, 232-pound Wentz didn’t compete at the same level as Luck in college, but he’s coming from the top of the FCS mountain. He led the Bison to...
Via The Sports Daily
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Carson Wentz to put up Luck Combine numbers?

Former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz is one of the most intriguing names in this year’s draft class and according to former NFL scout Matt Williamson, fans “shouldn’t be surprised” if he puts up numbers comparable to former No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck at the NFL Scouting Combine this week. I hear we shouldn't be surprised when Wentz puts up Luck/Newton...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Colts on Andrew Luck contract: ‘It’s going to be a shocking number’

Andrew Luck is the next quarterback in line for a massive payday, and the Indianapolis Colts know it. Luck is entering the 2016 club option of his rookie deal and is on track to earn approximately $16.2 million this season. The franchise is aware it will need to pay top dollar to keep Luck for many years to come. Team owner Jim Irsay discussed the contract situation with WISH...
Via Sportsnaut
February 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Andrew Luck played through torn cartilage in ribs

Andrew Luck has missed eight games this season with various injuries, and one that he reportedly suffered earlier in the season was worse than most people knew. Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star reports that Luck suffered torn cartilage on two of his ribs back in Week 3 and was in “significant pain” when he returned to play four games in late October and early November...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck done for the season

After only seven starts resulting in five losses for the 2015 Indianapolis Colts, quarterback Andrew Luck is done for the season. Multiple injuries — most notably a lacerated kidney — plagued the fourth-year signal caller, whose season ends with 1,881 passing yards, 15 touchdowns and 12 interceptions. Luck completed only 55.3 percent of his passes compared to his career-high...
Via Sportsnaut
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck has not been cleared for team drills

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has not yet been cleared for full contact in practice, and it is starting to look like we might not see him again until next season. Luck said Monday that he has not been cleared for team drills but is still hoping to play against the Tennessee Titans on Sunday. Andrew Luck tells @WTHRcom that he’s still not cleared yet for team drills...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Andrew Luck ruled out for Week 16

The Indianapolis Colts are still fighting for a playoff spot, but they are going to have to do it without their starting quarterback for at least another week. Chuck Pagano said Monday that Andrew Luck has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Miami Dolphins. Pagano: Andrew Luck WILL NOT play at Miami — Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) December 21, 2015 With Matt Hasselbeck...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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