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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

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

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

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.

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

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck watches as players prepares for an NFL preseason football game against the Chicago Bears, Saturday, Aug. Luck watched one last game from the sideline Saturday. Then he said goodbye to the NFL. The oft- injured star is retiring at age 29.

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.

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Oft- injured Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announces retirement at age 29, calls it the 'hardest decision Luck wasn't planning to make the announcement following Saturday's 27-17 loss to But the Colts had already been preparing for the possibility Luck might not be ready for the Sept.

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

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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