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Before you blow up on me, think about it. Having to live up to expectations of being the next Peyton Manning is going to be like hiking Mount Everest in a Speedo (you’re welcome for the visual).
Luck is one of, if not, the best quarterback we’ve seen in the last 10 years and his numbers at Stanford, while good, don’t do him full justice.
He threw for 3,517 yards with 37 touchdowns and only 10 interceptions with an over 71 percent completion clip.
Luck’s presence at the line of scrimmage is above all though. He checks reads and changes calls at the line of scrimmage with NFL-level poise.
He didn’t have a true go-to receiver at Stanford, either.
Andrew Luck is everything you want in an incoming NFL quarterback so why is he on a list of players with bust potential.
Well, it’s because of that pedestal that we’ve already put him on as the second coming of Peyton Manning. If he doesn’t become Peyton Manning, we as fans will count it as a failure.
If he becomes half of Peyton Manning, say Matt Ryan who was also drafted in the top 3 overall, he’s likely to be headlined as a failure.
It’s not fair, but that’s the nature of the beast.