Andrew Luck is the real deal and he will quickly make Colts fans forget about No.18.
Prediction: 8-8, third in AFC South
The Andrew Luck era begins in Indianapolis. The roster has been drastically altered, but defensive mainstays Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis are still there to generate the pass rush. Luck is the real deal; he'll make this team competitive right away.
Prediction: 7-9, second in AFC South
Andrew Luck will make an immediate impact. Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis change positions in a new scheme, but they are still Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.
Prediction: 6-10, third in AFC South
Andrew Luck will provide help but the transition to a 3-4 defense and overall shift in personnel needs will only set the table for the future.
Prediction: 6-10, fourth in AFC South
No need to be creative with this one. Luck’s spectacular start to the preseason will only ramp up expectations for a quarterback who’s only expected to replace one of the top five quarterbacks ever, while said quarterback is still in the league. The good news is, being a son of an NFL quarterback and as high-profile a college athlete as is possible, Luck couldn’t be better prepared for what’s ahead.