Offbeat Colts' Andrew Luck is throwing footballs

21:31  12 june  2018
21:31  12 june  2018 Source:   coltswire.usatoday.com

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We repeat, Andrew Luck is throwing a football . Colts owner Jim Irsay said he believes Andrew Luck will have “no limitations” when training camp starts in roughly seven weeks.

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throws a football during minicamp on Tuesday. Matt Kryger, [email protected] Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck threw a football in public on Tuesday for the first time since Oct. 12, 2017. We have the video to prove it

a man holding a football ball: USA TODAY © USA TODAY USA TODAY It seems the day has finally come. Indianapolis Colts starting quarterback Andrew Luck was seen throwing an NFL-sized football in front of the media Tuesday as the team began their three-day minicamp.

For the first time since October 2017, Luck was seen making throws in front of the media. Here's a video of Luck doing so, per Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star.

Colts new head coach Frank Reich told the media last week that he felt Luck was "close" to throwing a real football. Though many expected it come during the weeks between the end of minicamp and the beginning of training camp, it seems he's doing well enough in rehab to begin making short throws.

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Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich discusses Andrew Luck 's progress on June 12, 2018. 'I confess' he has seen Luck throw an NFL regulation ball. Matt Kryger/IndyStar.

Watch: Andrew Luck Is Finally Throwing (College-Sized) Footballs at Colts Minicamp. Andrew Luck missed all of the 2017 season after an offseason should Throughout his rehab, the Colts quarterback was unable to throw a football until as recently as last month. As minicamp gets underway, the No. 1

This is a huge step for the Colts and for Luck himself as many have doubted if Luck could return this season. Making short throws in minicamp might not be the biggest deal but this is very encouraging step for the prospects of the team in 2018.

It remains to be seen how much throwing Luck will do but doing so with over one month left before training camp, Colts fans should be excited.


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