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The Indianapolis Colts are wasting Andrew Luck's career

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The Indianapolis Colts are not good right now. That will come as news to absolutely no one who has watched them this season.

The Colts may have only lost by three to the Jacksonville Jaguars in their 30-27 loss on Sunday, but the gap between the two teams was noticeable. 

The Jaguars hadn't even won a game all season until they met the Colts at Wembley and Indianapolis was still outclassed. This all brings together one question that has to be asked; are they wasting Andrew Luck?


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The Colts offensive line is awful. Through three games, the Jags had six sacks. They managed to double that with six on Luck on Sunday in London. Nobody fears the Jaguars pass rush. Somehow. the Colts O-Line made them look like world beaters.

Starting three rookies on your line is never going to end well. The Colts have had four years to find people to block for Luck and have done a terrible job.

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Then there are the weapons on the offense. Apart from T.Y. Hilton, who hasn't been as good as advertised in 2016, none of them receivers are good. They all struggle to catch the damn ball. It is infuriating to see.

If it wasn't for old man Frank Gore, Luck would be hurt even more and in an even bigger position to fail.

And finally, we get to the playcalling, which has a consistent theme so far through this season. Indy start out slow and they struggle to move the ball on the ground and through the air. They then go behind, because their defense is also bad, and find themselves panicking.

That panic leads to a hurry-up style of play, which works and claws them back into the game because Luck still has one of the best arms in the league. The Colts need

The Colts need serious change, pretty much everywhere. Andrew Luck deserves it, because if it doesn't happen then the career of one of the best prospects in years will have been wasted on a team who couldn't get their act together.

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