OT - Andrew Luck retires

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  1. Garthshort

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    If Andrew Luck played for the Cardinals, I would now be reading a lot of posts that started with, "Steve Keim should have known that this might happen and .................".
     
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    Wow that is shocking.... ive always liked luck shame on injuries

    Colts fans are clasless bunch of losers with no heart booing luck lets see then get hit and hit and injured and still have the passion to play....

    Wish best of luck to luck lol and if he decides to return next yr hope he gets on a better team.

    Lol in my money lg my bro drafted luck.... he is beyond pisseed right now but he does have rivers and Murray lol.
     
  4. ajcardfan

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    I was at the game here when the fans CHEERED Kent Graham getting injured because Plummer would play. Fans treating players badly for getting hurt is as low as it gets. How many times is Luck supposed to take the needle and get back out there?

    Andrew Luck especially. He has a lot to offer the world beyond football. Lots of NFL guys, football is their only talent. Luck is literally genius IQ.
     
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    If KM has a couple unsuccessful years here, he’d be booed long before leaving for baseball.

    Luck excelled though awful conditions in Indy, including leading the second-biggest comeback in playoff history. Booing a great player off the field when he makes a personal choice is classless.
     
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    Now it is should have been 5 years ago. Like I said to little to late the damage has been done
     
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    If km Had the type of injuries that Andrew luck has had... I wouldn't blame him at all for going to baseball. Having a couple unsuccessful years in the NFL, but not injury plagued, would give me a different reaction if he decided to go to baseball. You can't compare the two.

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    Quitting 2 weeks before a season after working class people have already shelled out thousands of dollars for tickets is pretty classless as well. I don’t care how nice the guy is or how badly hes been screwed by an inept front office. I absolutely feel for his injuries and I actually have zero issue with the decision to retire, but the timing is aloof at best. Andrew Luck had more money than most fans who paid his salary before he even stepped onto an NFL field. He is the epitome of privilege. He is by all accounts a great human being but the fans have every right to be pissed when these guys aren’t richer than god without them.
     
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    His health is on the line.
     
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    He’s physically and mentally done. I think it would’ve been more selfish had he not said anything and gone thru the motions until next offseason. When it’s time it’s time.
     
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    So what? He knew that at the end of last season. He knew it before the draft. He knew it before free agency. Most importantly he knew it before fans spent thousands of dollars to see him play. Like I said the decision makes sense, the timing is absolutely awful. I suppose there could be something he isn’t disclosing health wise but frankly I don’t see him as someone who would hide something.
     
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    Yeah I suppose that is a fair point, but I just can’t wrap my head around the fact that he waited until he got this close to the season. It’s crazy.
     
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    And he was probably willing to just tough it out up until the point where he finally made the call to retire. Being in constant pain for 4 years now finally caught up to him and it just so happened to be 2 weeks before the season that he had finally had enough. I highly doubt the timing was intentional.
     
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    Doug Gottlieb on twitter called Luck retiring because rehabbing was too hard "the most milennial thing ever."

    And Torrey Smith responded "you stole credit cards because working was too hard."

    Its' like Gottlieb just forgets every now and then and needs to be bitch slapped by people. The guy at Notre Dame stole credit cards from a guy living in the same dorm(not the same room) as him, and USED them. He bought stuff at a sporting goods store. He got expelled but ND kept it quiet(Privacy) so Gottlieb then publicly told the LA Times he transferred because ND couldn't offer him what he wanted. Some student at ND got tired of him bashing them so he wrote a story revealing the truth, got in trouble, but then Gottlieb went radio silent for awhile before issuing an apology.

    Everytime someone calls him on it he has a tantrum, that was years ago I've apologized, move on, and then he trashes another athlete.

    Thank you Torrey Smith, the NFL should give you part of Luck's remaining salary as bonus for putting Gottlieb in his place
     
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