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Colts ‘Excited’ For Future With Jacoby Brissett As Quarterback
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announced his retirement from the NFL on Saturday night. The team immediately turns to Jacoby Brissett to lead the offense heading into the 2019 regular season.

Jacoby Brissett no Andrew Luck, but 'story's just starting' for Colts - Indianapolis Colts Blog- ESPN
Andrew Luck would have had the best supporting cast of his career, and that gives Jacoby Brissett a running start as he takes over as quarterback.

Colts’ GM Chris Ballard: Jacoby Brissett is a winning football player in this league | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – It’s Jacoby Brissett’s offense now. It’s his team. Yes, the Indianapolis Colts will take 53 players into their Sept. 8 opener against the Los Angeles Chargers, but let’s not kid ourselves. The catalyst is Jacoby Brissett.

Colts must quickly discover the quality of life after Andrew Luck | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – He didn’t know it at the time – Jan. 29, 2017 – but Chris Ballard was talking about this exact, franchise-shaking, city-shocking moment.

In Frank Reich, the Colts have a coach capable of rallying a team from the loss of Andrew Luck – The Athletic
His even-keeled nature has become his calling card, and he’ll likely lean on it again even in these unprecedented circumstances.


LUCK’S RETIREMENT

TIMELINE | Andrew Luck: From first pick to emotional retirement | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
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Timeline Of Andrew Luck Deciding To Retire From The NFL | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
Here’s a detailed look at the Andrew Luck injury timeline which led him to retiring from the NFL on Saturday night.

Andrew Luck Announces His Retirement From The NFL
In a stunning turn of events Saturday evening, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck announced he was retiring from the National Football League.

Andrew Luck Explains His Retirement From the NFL | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
Following Saturday’s preseason game at Lucas Oil Stadium, Andrew Luck took to the podium and shared his thoughts on why he retired from the NFL.

How Did The Colts Learn That Andrew Luck Was Retiring? | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
Following Andrew Luck announcing his retirement on Saturday night, the Colts’ brass of Jim Irsay, Chris Ballard and Frank Reich met the media. What did they have to say?

Kravitz: After everything he has done, Andrew Luck deserves our respect and understanding, not boos – The Athletic
Luck moves on in search of the things that have too long eluded him: joy and good health. For that, he deserves applause and adulation.

Why did Andrew Luck quit: Colts QB shocks his coach, GM, owner, city.
Andrew Luck said he was retiring, and general manager Chris Ballard stared into distance. When Luck thanked Ballard, the GM’s tears started to come.

Holder: When football became work, Colts QB Andrew Luck lost his motivation to play the game he loves – The Athletic
Luck’s physical struggles sapped the joy from the game: “I feel quite exhausted and quite tired ... the hardest decision of my life."

Andrew Luck retired. It really happened. So what's next for the Colts?
Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard ponders what's ahead: 'It's been an emotional week'

No regrets for Jim Irsay, Andrew Luck about their time together in Indy
“I never felt that he owed me to play until he’s 40, or until he’s 36, or whatever,” Irsay said.

‘Part of our heart is broken tonight’: Andrew Luck’s unfathomable retirement leaves so many what-ifs – The Athletic
Luck's love for the game was unquestioned until injuries began adding up, leaving this cerebral quarterback to cut short his NFL career.

Colts QB Andrew Luck's shocking retirement will dominate his legacy
Sudden retirement at age 29 means Andrew Luck won't be remembered for the great years he gave the Indianapolis Colts -- but for the years he didn't.

Colts deserve part of the blame for Andrew Luck’s halted career – The Athletic
Luck was beaten to a pulp. It was as simple as that. You didn’t need the stats to tell you what everyone knew.

Sources -- Colts won't recoup money from Luck
Despite the fact that they could have recouped $24.8 million from their former quarterback, the Colts already have reached a financial settlement with Andrew Luck in which they will not take back any of the money they are owed, league sources told ESPN.

Jim Irsay not closing door on Andrew Luck return; ‘it’s possible’ | CBS 4 - Indianapolis News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | WTTV
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Through halting moments and tears, Andrew Luck said goodbye. Or was it: ‘Til we meet again? To those of us in attendance at a hastily-arranged press conference late Saturday evening at Lucas Oil Stadium, there was little question Luck was speaking from the heart.

‘This is courageous. This is what defines him.’ League execs react to Andrew Luck’s retirement – The Athletic
Decision makers around the league on Luck's immediate legacy, the fickle nature of team ownership and what's next for the Colts.

Roundtable reaction: Andrew Luck is retiring from the NFL – The Athletic
“For me to move forward in life the way I want to, it doesn’t involve football," Luck said on Saturday night.

Zach Ertz processes the news of friend and former Stanford teammate Andrew Luck’s retirement – The Athletic
"I’m more happy that he found peace with this decision," the Eagles TE said. "That he’s able to step away when he wants to on his own terms"

Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck Gave Up Fame, Riches, and Football - The Ringer
Luck can be anything he wants now that he’s retired: an architect, a football coach, or a world traveler. At the age of 29, he made the courageous decision to leave the game behind.

Andrew Luck's close Giants pal on Colts QB's retirement
The ones who booed Andrew Luck because he walked away from football and their Colts to the life he now wants, to the peace he yearned for, the ones who burned their Luck jerseys, they are the ones who should look in the mirror.

Colts Teammates, NFL World React To Andrew Luck’s Shocking Retirement | WFNI ESPN 107.5 / 1070 The Fan | Indy's SportsCenter
What are Colts players, and the rest of the NFL, saying about Andrew Luck’s shocking retirement?


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