ALERT: Andrew Luck is on the sphere.
The Colts quarterback continues to be rehabbing a calf-turned-ankle hurt, nevertheless followers can rejoice after video surfaced Saturday of Luck’s pre-game warmup.
He, in reality, didn’t participate throughout the eventual 21-18 loss the the Browns. Nonetheless he confirmed good movement as he moved laterally and stepped firmly into his throws.
Andrew Luck was out warming up sooner than the Browns/Colts sport. 👀
Good sign heading in path of Week 1? – by Dan Graziano/ESPN (Instagram) pic.twitter.com/VGu2xraBai
– Indy SportsOne (@IndySportsOne) August 17, 2019
That is one different angle:
The warmup wouldn’t have an immediate impression on Luck’s doable return.
Colts coach Frank Reich acknowledged after the game the crew will take into account Luck throughout the “subsequent couple of days” and there may be “actually no additional replace,” consistent with a report from ESPN.
The report moreover well-known:
“(Luck’s) exercise included footwork drills the place he went side-to-side earlier than making an attempt a move. Luck’s had a troublesome time with side-to-side motion because of the ache in his left ankle. … Luck, in keeping with a number of folks, has been doing exercises like that in non-public as he continues to work his approach again from his calf and ankle harm. This subsequent week is a giant one for Luck.”
The four-time Skilled Bowl signal-caller is slated to start Week 1 of the frequent season.
Indianapolis will likely make the selection after its third preseason sport.
“You’ve got to have the ability to make a name and transfer from there,” Reich told reporters earlier in the week, “whether or not we’re full pace with Andrew after that third preseason sport (Aug. 24) or if at that time we’re going with (bacukp QB) Jacoby (Brissett).”