Why the Indianapolis Colts Must Lean on Andrew Luck Rest of the Way

November 9, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Andrew Luck is the Indianapolis Colts' franchise foundation, and the coaching staff needs to start treating him like the superstar he is, or the one he's desperately trying to become. 
A year ago, he amassed incredible, record-setting numbers as a rookie in Bruce Arians' offensive system that was predicated on long-developing deep routes. 
But Luck's completion percentage was a pedestrian 54.1, and he took way too many hits. 
When Chuck Pagano brought in Luck's collegiate offensive coordinator, Pep Hamilton, the fit seemed exquisite. 
While Luck's been decidedly more efficient in the system in which he's very familiar, he's being held back. 
A few weeks ago, I published an article titled: "Trent Richardson, Running Game Only Way Colts Can Upset The Seahawks." 
It was centered around the premise that, after trading a first-round pick for Richardson, the Colts needed to make him the prominent feature of Pep Hamilton's "Stanford,...

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