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SportReport: Injured Luck notifies Colts he plans to retire

05:35  25 august  2019
05:35  25 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

Nagging calf injury to keep Colts QB Andrew Luck out of another week of practices

Nagging calf injury to keep Colts QB Andrew Luck out of another week of practices Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck’s injury status is starting to get worrying. Colts coach Frank Reich announced Monday that Luck would be held out of another week of practices, including joint workouts with the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday and Thursday, due to lingering calf soreness. Colts coach Frank Reich said QB Andrew Luck (calf) will not take part in the joint practices against Cleveland on Wednesday or Thursday at this point. That isn't surprising considering Luck has only practiced three days since getting injured in April. https://t.

Luck informed the Indianapolis Colts on Saturday that he plans to retire from the league, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Luck had yet to make an appearance this preseason due to a lower leg injury .

Luck has been battling injury issues for several years and will reportedly formally retire on Sunday. Luck was seen on the sidelines of the Colts ' preseason game Saturday night against the Chicago Bears when He ’s married, he plans to travel the world, and once the love for the game waned, it

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is planning to retire according to a report from ESPN.

Report: Injured Luck notifies Colts he plans to retire© Provided by The Associated Press FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2019 file photo Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck (12) throws against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL wild card playoff football game in Houston. The popular pick to win the AFC South all offseason has been Andrew Luck and the Indianapolis Colts. The ever-changing diagnosis for his strained left calf and ankle is dredging up bad memories of 2017 when his recovery from shoulder surgery kept him out all season. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)

ESPN's Adam Schefter first reported that Luck felt mentally worn down and had met with team owner Jim Irsay to inform him of his decision.

Andrew Luck won’t practice again this week

Andrew Luck won’t practice again this week The Indianapolis Colts will not have starting quarterback Andrew Luck at practice this week as he continues to rehab what’s become a ridiculously nagging injury. Zak Keefer of The Athletic shared head coach Frank Reich’s comment on the issue: Colts coach Frank Reich today: QB Andrew Luck will not practice this week. The issue remains a matter of "full speed movement vs. pain threshold." Team, ideally, will want to know his status for Week 1 next Monday. That'll be 13 days shy of the season opener.— Zak Keefer (@zkeefer) August 20, 2019 The latest on Luck is that his nagging calf injury ended up also turning into a high-ankle issue as he rehabbed.

When exactly Luck was injured is hard to tell, because the Colts quarterback never came out of a Week 3 After luck was placed on IR earlier in the week, it was reported that he was advised to not throw The Colts still plan to be cautious with Luck , but general manager Chris Ballard said that the

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Team officials did not immediately confirm the report.

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The report came during the fourth quarter of Saturday's 27-17 loss to the Chicago Bears

The 29-year-old Luck has struggled to recover from a lower left leg injury.

Luck's former coach Chuck Pagano made his first return to Lucas Oil Stadium since he was fired as the Colts' head coach following the 2017 season. Luck did not play that season because he was recovering from surgery on his throwing shoulder.

He returned last season and led the Colts back to the playoffs for the first time in four years, winning the league's Comeback Player of the Year award.

Steve Beuerlein blasts Andrew Luck for retiring

Steve Beuerlein blasts Andrew Luck for retiring Steve Beuerlein retired from the NFL after 17 seasons. He thinks Andrew Luck should have toughed it out for more than seven. Beuerlein wrote on Twitter after Luck’s retirement that Luck is bailing on his team by walking away now. “I am a HUGE Andrew Luck fan. Always have been. But this I cannot defend [more]

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Retirement expectations. Employers might hesitate to train older workers because they assume that older employees will retire soon, and fail to give the employer a good return on the training investment.

But in March, he suffered a strained left calf, was held out of all of the team's offseason workouts and returned on a limited basis for three practices at training camp in July. Lingering pain forced him back to the sideline and the Colts later determined that he had an injury near the back of his left ankle.

Coach Frank Reich had said he hoped to have an answer about Luck's availability for the Sept. 8 season opener after the third preseason game.

Jacoby Brissett, who also didn't play Saturday, would take over as the starter.

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Report: Injured Luck notifies Colts he plans to retire

GM Chris Ballard upset that someone in Colts organization leaked Andrew Luck’s retirement.
Andrew Luck’s retirement announcement did not go according to plan, thanks to someone leaking the information to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Schefter did his job, reporting on the story as he’s paid to do. Yet the person responsible for the leak threw the entire organization into chaos and robbed Luck of the chance to announce his decision on his own terms. 

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