The Indianapolis Colts have been quiet about Andrew Luck’s shoulder injury. Luck missed the Colts week four game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, a 16-13 overtime victory. And a report from the Indy Sports Central has finally lended some clarity into Andrew Luck’s shoulder injury.
From the report:
A source close to the situation says at least three out-of-state experts have looked at the injury and given their input. Luck had an MRI a week ago. The injury is also known as a partial separation of the shoulder.
Doctors are concerned about Luck’s labrum, which is hard to read from the MRI with this type of injury. The biggest concerns about Luck at the moment are pain and strength.
On a more positive note, the NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, reported that Andrew Luck’s shoulder didn’t sustain any structurally damage.
The Colts have to play this Thursday night against their divisional opponent, the Houston Texans, which doesn’t give Andrew Luck much time to get ready and recover.
The good news however, is that Luck was seen throwing passes in the Colts practice yesterday, albeit only short throws and screen passes.
Colts officials have yet to update Luck’s status for Thursday night, but with Monday’s roster moves involving the the release of the third-string quarterback Josh Johnson, who was signed only a week ago to back up Matt Hasselback, indicates that Andrew Luck at least has a chance to play against the Texans.
The Indianapolis Colts (2-2) are in first place in the AFC South, leading the Houston Texans (1-3) by one game.
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