The man unafraid of a Twitter confrontation has informed the world that Andrew Luck is close to becoming an officially official Colt, yet again.
1)We r close on#12's deal,it'll get done2)We've revamped Strength program,more power/explosive lifting;guys moving heavy iron,BULK MONSTERS!— Jim Irsay (@JimIrsay) July 8, 2012
For any of you sweating this whole contract business out: Just relax. Luck will be signed and ready to go for the start of training camp. If Jim Irsay let's this thing drag on, which happens to be already set in stone thanks to the framework of a four-year deal that is fully guaranteed and worth $24 million, he will look like a... Well, I'll let you use your imagination. It just wouldn't be pretty.
The top eight draft picks still all remain unsigned, with the completion of Luck's contract ultimately setting the rest of their deals in motion. Colts tight ends, Coby Fleener and Dwayne Allen, have also yet to provide their Herbie Hancock.
However, the bigger news here, at least for me, is the fact that training camp opens in only three weeks. Yes, three weeks until we start the madness, amazement, and pure joy that is a NFL season.