Luck offers no timetable for return from shoulder surgery

Considering how long the shoulder has bugged Luck, taking every precaution and not putting a timetable on his recovery is the sensible approach. At times it helped, but the pain eventually returned and the continued ailments prompted Luck to choose surgery after last season. I put a lot of thought, effort and plan in moving forward after the season - talked to a lot of people and got quality information. "Obviously there was always the uncertainty, like anything, but I fully trust when the doctors say I'm 100 percent, that I'll be 100 percent no questions asked". He was sacked 41 times as the Colts missed the playoffs with an 8-8 record. Colts owner Jim Irsay admitted that Luck aggravated the injury while trying to make a tackle after an interception in their Week 2 London game, according to Mike Wells of ESPN.

"You're away from the game for a year, like I've said many, many times before, it reaffirms how much you love it, how passionate you are about it, how badly you want to go out and play with your teammates and just enjoy the game", Watt said. Both said they felt pretty good Monday, though it's unclear how much work they'll do before training camp.

Fantasy Impact Although Luck showed up for the start of offseason workouts, his level of participation will be limited, if any at all. He might not be ready for the start of training camp, but he's insisting he'll be good for Week 1.

During his first session with reporters of the season, Luck opened up for the first time about the right shoulder injury that has plagued him for the past two seasons and the surgery to correct it that was performed in January. "It was a little different beast (last year) in that my practice schedule was different and altered". "It's letting him know I'm locked into the plays and when it's time for him to get back on the field, I'm ready to go". Defensive tackle Henry Anderson, also a Stanford alum, wasn't the same after coming back from a torn ACL in his right knee previous year.

Coach Chuck Pagano was not available Monday.

That means he won't have on-field time to bond with new wide receiver Kamar Aiken or any other new offensive players general manager Chris Ballard adds in next week's draft. “It was my decision, ultimately. "And the team gave me all the resources I needed, that I felt like I needed, to make the best decision". Both were exclusive rights free agents.

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