The Indianapolis Colts aren’t sure if star quarterback Andrew Luck will be healthy enough to start the 2019 regular season.
According to comments made by head coach Chris Ballard on a phone call with reporters, the team is still uncertain of the exact injury Luck is dealing with.
The former Stanford star missed time over the past few weeks with what was described as a calf injury. However, he also seems to be dealing with an ankle issue as well.
As a result, Ballard said he’s not ready to determine if Luck will play in Week 1.
Colts aren't ready to determine whether Andrew Luck will or won't be ready for a Week 1 start; plan right now is to calm the ankle pain down.
— Zak Keefer (@zkeefer) August 13, 2019
Luck had reportedly been dealing with a calf strain. The Colts appear to be struggling to find additional injuries the quarterback is dealing with as he misses time.
According to Ballard’s call with reporters, the team tested Luck’s ankle and sent him to see a specialist.
Ballard: tested ankle yesterday, saw specialist. Front of ankle needs to be addressed. High ankle-ish. Up by the calf.
— Mike Chappell (@mchappell51) August 13, 2019
Despite all of the troubling reports, Luck maintains he’s going to be ready for the start of the season.
Regardless of his assurances, Colts fans have to be concerned about the health of their star quarterback. Shades of 2017 are creeping into the picture and that’s not something the team wants to see again.
Stay tuned for the latest on Luck.