- Unsubstantiated rumors have surfaced that QB Andrew Luck will be coming out of retirement to rejoin the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts
- Odds are -1200 that there’s nothing to the rumors and remain that are he’ll retirement
- Luck resigned from soccer in 2019 during the chronilogical age of 29
Certainly, there’s a feature of fortune involved with gambling. Whether there’s a feature of truth within the rumors that quarterback Andrew Luck is about to end their retirement that is two-year from NFL and rejoin the Indianapolis Colts, well, that’s another matter.
Speculation began surfacing earlier this that Luck was planning a meeting with Colts owner Jimmy Irsay to discuss a return to football week. These reports that are unsubstantiated built around texts posted on social media that were allegedly sent by Luck’s wife Nicole.
None of the national NFL media sources are discussing these rumors. In fact, NBC’s Peter King said flat out that he’s heard no talk that is such
The chances are showing the chance that there’s absolutely nothing of substance to your talk. The line that is betting -1200 that Luck won’t be returning to the football field. It’s +750 that Luck will back be coming to relax and play.
Odds Andrew Luck Returns to try out in NFL
Odds at the time of Feb. 4
An previous prop wager on who does end up being the QB that is starting the Colts in the 2021 NFL season was listing Luck as a +6600 longshot.
Colts Would Be Luck-y to Get Him Back
Citing a history that is lengthy of, Luck retired right before the opening kickoff for the 2019 NFL period. it is completely understandable why the Colts would back welcome him with open arms, though.
As Indy’s QB, Luck led them to four playoff appearances, a trip to the AFC Championship Game, and a record that is 53-33. For their job, Luck’s completion portion ended up being 60.8. He passed for 23,671 yards, tossed for 71 touchdowns, and went for 14 more.
If Andrew Luck came back season that is next start for the Colts, would they be the favorites to win the Super Bowl? pic.twitter.com/VMoSA1kbMG
— FanDuel (@FanDuel) 3, 2021
Passing for 4,593 yards and 39 TDs in his farewell NFL campaign, Luck was named 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year february. Four times, the summer season concluded together with his selection to your professional Bowl.Equipped with a sterling protection, elite line that is offensive and deep at the skill positions, Indy is a frontline QB away from being a Super Bowl contender. As long as Patrick Mahomes is still in Kansas City, the Chiefs will remain the united group to beat. Nevertheless the Colts with Luck would there be right in the Super Bowl odds, nipping at KC’s heels.
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What Does Jimmy From the Colts Say?
According to the texts that are leaked Luck’s spouse – which neither she or him are confirming as accurate – fortune would be to satisfy Thursday with Colts owner Jimmy Irsay. Or, because the texts that are alleged calling him, “Jimmy from the Colts.”
If this meeting is indeed a reality, it appears to be news to Irsay.
Irsay on Andrew Luck. Essentially, the door’s always open, but.
‘It stands where it stands. Andrew’s retired. He knows we would love to have him back, but only he could ever answer that relevant concern.” pic.twitter.com/kSH2lvMFEE
— Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) January 27, 2021
While admitting that the doorway is obviously available for Luck’s return to Indianapolis, Irsay told local news that Luck isn’t supplying any indicator that he’ll be walking during that home any time soon.
“Andrew’s resigned,” Irsay told FOX59/CBS4 Sports. “He knows we might want to have him right back, but just he could ever respond to that question.”
Players Doubting the conjecture
Colts linebacker Darius Leonard and operating right back Nyheim Hines both tossed water that is cold the speculation of Luck rising up and returning to lead them to glory.
Andrew Luck’s former Colts teammate Darius Leonard discusses the possibility of the quarterback returning to the NFL. #usatodayRadioRowSB55 pic.twitter.com/kcO1WNfpMW
— USA TODAY Sports (@usatodaysports) February 3, 2021
“People gotta understand that once your body says you gotta shut down, it’s over with,” Leonard told USA Today.
Speaking with Pro Football Focus, Hines echoed those sentiments regarding whether there was any hope of a comeback that is luck
“Absolutely maybe not,” Hines stated. “I don’t view it at all.”
Tony Dungy regarding the Andrew Luck rumors.
(via @PatMcAfeeShow) pic.twitter.com/enuQJxWOH1
— RADIO.COM Sports (@RDCSports) February 3, 2021
Another that is entirely doubting here being any merit to your rumors is Colts head coach Tony that is former Dungy. Now an NFL analyst with NBC, Dungy went through similar episodes of speculation that he’d return to coaching every right time there’d be an NFL opening.
“I think this can be something that’s mentioned forever,” Dungy told the Pat McAfee Show.
“I love crazy, outlandish, zany rumors. And there’s a crazy, outlandish, zany rumor now that is offered about Andrew Luck and their expected desire for the Colts work of quarterback moving forward.” –@ClayTravis pic.twitter.com/tSkhtrqoDC
— OutKick (@Outkick) February 4, 2021( luck that is*)As own it, in cases like this, there’s more smoke and mirrors to these rumors than substance and truth.
Colts fans can dream and hope all they desire. The very fact for the matter is the fact that Luck is not finding its way back.
Pick: No (-1200)