Andrew Luck – THE nicest guy in football!
Enjoy retirement! pic.twitter.com/0XFGThQqnh
— NFL UK (@NFLUK) August 25, 2019
The No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, Luck has battled injuries throughout his seven NFL seasons, most recently a lingering calf issue that held him out for much of the offseason. Luck led the Colts to the playoffs in each of his first three seasons before the injury issues began in earnest. He battled rib and shoulder issues for much of 2015 and 2016, then sat out the entire 2017 season after undergoing offseason shoulder surgery. Luck returned in 2018 and, after a slow start, looked very much like his former self for much of the year.
The calf issue cropped up earlier this offseason, but the Colts had been insisting that Luck would get back on the field at some point. It instead appears that he will not play another game for the team. – CBS Sports
The starting QB for the Colts is now Jacoby Brissett. Brissett was acquired from the Patriots in 2017 in a trade for WR Phillip Dorsett.
Brissett has a career 59.1 completion percentage, 13 TDs with 7 interceptions and an 86.1 QB rating.
Other QBs drafted in 2012 were Robert Griffin III, drafted second overall, Ryan Tannehill, 8th overall, Brandon Weeden 22 overall, Brock Osweiler in the second round, Russell Wilson drafted by the Seahawks in the third round and Nick Foles also in the third round.