INDIANAPOLIS – Andrew Luck still does not throw any regulatory football, and the Colts quarterback does not reveal the timing of when that will happen. But what Luck would say is that he wants to go to training camp this summer without limiting his surgically repaired shoulder.
"There is a schedule, but I will not share it with you." Luck said Monday. "I am very, very confident and very, very optimistic that I am absolutely fine and come back better than I. I will become a better quarterback, a better teammate, a better person."
Luck said the media will not see him during offseason practice, ending with the team's compulsory veteran minicamp in mid-June. Fortunately, he talked to the media for the first time since December 29, claiming that he did not plan to skip any steps during his ongoing rehab. That's one of the reasons why Luck and the Colts are careful about when he'll throw. The quarterback works with a reduced football to work on his throwing motion.
"There is a process," Luck said. "I went and skipped the steps before and paid for it, I'm in pain and can not help the team, embarrassing, guilty, whatever, I will not do that again, I trust the people I work with." More importantly, I trust myself. I trust how I feel. Progress is my mission statement. As I progress, I know that's important. There is a plan and I trust in it.
The injury of Luck's right shoulder has been the focus of the organization since his surgery in January 2017. Last year, he missed all offseason training sessions, the training camp, and finally the entire season, luck being practiced for several weeks in mid-October before the team shut him down and gave him a cortisone shot because of ongoing pain, he spent about six weeks in the Netherlands rehabilitating his shoulder last year and then spent the first part of 2018 working with Southern California experts. 19659002] "I would not say I change my throwing motion," Lucky said. "There are things in my throwing movement that I can fundamentally improve, and that's a big part of what I've been working to make sure that I use my body as effectively as possible to throw a football and not over or under compensate in any way , The ultimate goal is to have luck returning to quarterback, missed no significant bang during his first three seasons in the NFL and the Colts went to the playoffs in each of these seasons .He missed 26 games in the last three seasons, anything where the Colts did not make the playoffs, as he injured his shoulder in Week 3 of the 2015 season. "I think there's a degree of guilt that I've lived with that I have not been this past year "Luck said," Not for the team out there, and it sounds a bit cheesy and a bit cheesy. It was very difficult. I've spent a lot of my self-worth on being available to this team and being the best I could for this team. "This may not be the healthiest thing in the world."
"When I was unavailable and I could not help the crew, and if I felt I was distracted, it was so hard for me to handle. (It) has also provided some good learning opportunities. I think I will bring back a better player and why I will come back, a better teammate, a better person. "