INDIANAPOLIS — Andrew Luck closing season made his return to the football discipline after a twelve months away. And now he’s assist to being belief to be by his peers as one amongst the handiest avid gamers in the league.
One twelve months after being fully brushed off, the Indianapolis Colts quarterback tonight became as soon as published as the Twentieth-handiest player in the league in the NFL Network’s “High 100 Gamers of 2019” list, which is voted on by avid gamers across the NFL.
Luck is the fourth Colts player to originate this twelve months’s “High 100” list; outdated selections enjoy been linebacker Darius Leonard (No. 26), tight pause Eric Ebron (No. 66) and wide receiver T.Y. Hilton (No. 70). The four selections are potentially the most for the Colts since 2014 (4).
That Andrew Luck wasn’t on the “High 100 Gamers of 2018” list at present closing offseason became as soon as critically understandable, given his dangerous repute as he endured to work his device assist from a dazzling shoulder surgery that costed him the total 2017 season.
But Luck became as soon as ready to tackle a stout load in apply by the famous day of working in direction of camp closing July, and he saved improving from there. By season’s pause, he had became in per chance his handiest all-around season in the NFL by polishing off 430-of-639 passes for 4,593 yards with 39 touchdowns to 15 interceptions.
Luck narrate single-season profession highs in completions, attempts, completion share and passer ranking. Luck’s passing yards and passing touchdowns enjoy been the second-handiest marks of his profession.
He ranked in the head-five in the NFL in passing touchdowns (second), attempts (second), completions (second) and yards (fifth).
Additionally, from Weeks 4-12, Luck threw three or extra touchdown passes in eight consecutive video games, which became as soon as the longest shuffle in the NFL closing season and tied for the second-longest in league historic previous.
For his efforts, Luck became as soon as named the Linked Press’ NFL Comeback Player of the Year, turning into true the third player in personnel historic previous to determine on out the award, becoming a member of Jim Martin (1963) and Lenny Moore (1964). Luck became as soon as additionally named to his fourth Authentic Bowl.
Right here is Luck’s sixth-profession appearance on a “High 100 Gamers” list; he had previously been selected in 2013 (No. 23), 2014 (No. 30), 2015 (No. 7), 2016 (No. 92) and 2017 (No. 51).