Andrew Luck To Retire From NFL

Andrew Luck To Retire From NFL - RealGM Wiretap

But the news broke during the fourth quarter of the Colts-Bears game, prompting a buzz in the crowd at Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium.

The 29-year-old athlete fought back tears as he revealed the news during an emotional press conference held on Saturday night.

Luck's decision comes after a mixed record in recent years.

Luck was the top pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

When he returned last season, he was once again one of the league's most effective players.

Jacoby Brissett is to take over as the Colts' starter at quarterback.

Luck admitted that he had been "hurt" by the jeers from fans, saying: "I'd be lying if I didn't say I heard the reaction".

It was a measure of payback for the Chiefs, who suffered one of their worst playoff losses to the Colts on January 4, 2014.

His rehabilitation from the injury forced him to miss the entire 2017 season but he put in a stellar performance when he returned a year ago. On Points Bet Sportsbook, the Colts win total went from 10 to six.

Luck was watching the game from the sidelines, but was forced to endure boos from some in the crowd when they learned of his decision. At his best, he was an electric talent who could make any throw on the field, and also use his legs to create plays outside the pocket and down the field. "But we know we must go forward". This might not have been the one he wanted - and certainly didn't expect.

Luck didn't practice at all this week and missed their preseason game against the Bears on Saturday night, too.

Stats by Stats noted Luck threw 171 touchdowns in the six seasons he played, the second most in National Football League history over a player's first six seasons behind Dan Marino (196).

Getty Colin Kaepernick is unlikely to land with the Colts after Andrew Luck's retirement. Sharp. Loves football. can not wait to support him and see him lead this team.

With Luck dealing with a variety of injuries in 2017, Brissett started 15 games for Indy, throwing for 3,098 yards, with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions.

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