Simms says Colts aren't drafting Luck with a healthy Manning

Indianapolis owner Jim Irsay can speculate all he wants about Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck as a member of the Colts. As far as ex-Giants quarterback Phil Simms is concerned, however, there's no way the organization will draft Peyton Manning's heir apparent as long as the Hall of Fame-bound quarterback has a say in his team's personnel.

"There is no way if Peyton Manning is given a clean bill of health -- I'm going to go on that assumption -- that he is going to let them draft Andrew Luck," Simms said Wednesday on Showtime's "Inside the NFL," via USA Today.

Simms didn't suggest that Manning would handle Luck's selection poorly, rather that it would be difficult for the Colts to resist the urge to insert Luck into games.

"In this day and age, even with Peyton Manning, people would be crying, 'We've got to see Andrew Luck,' " Simms said.

Chris Collinsworth said he would draft Luck if he were in the 0-7 Colts' position.

"I just don't think you could take a chance on missing the next franchise quarterback," he said.

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