Luck has been in the league for seven seasons now. He is almost 30 years old. Has he reached his full potential? Or does he still have another gear he can reach?
Andrew Luck was drafted back in 2012 with the number one overall pick. He was touted as the best prospect since John Elway. He was brought in to be the successor to Peyton Manning. Early on he was fantastic, and showed great potential. But now he’s played seven seasons.
In those seven seasons, he’s yet to make it to a Super Bowl or win an MVP like many thought he would have at this point. He also hasn’t been very durable, as injuries have been a big talking point through his career. He missed the entire 2017 season with that shoulder injury.
What Luck does have on his resume is still good. He is a four-time Pro Bowler, the NFL passing touchdowns leader in 2014, and won last season’s Comeback Player of the Year. Those are still good accolades for a quarterback, just not quite enough for how good Luck was supposed to be.
Luck is now 29 and will turn 30 early this season. At this point, it’s fair to ask if Luck has reached his ceiling. Could he have more to give? QB’s at his age can still play another 10 years if they stay healthy. Luck certainly has time to change the narrative of his carer.
If Luck doesn’t put up better numbers this season than he did last season, he has reached his peak. Having a full offseason fully healthy and having all the weapons he has this year, he has no excuse to not take advantage of it.