Luck completed 67 percent of his passes for 4,592 yards with 39 touchdowns and 15 interceptions in 2018. He gained 148 rushing yards and no touchdowns on 46 carries. Fourteen and a half months ago, Luck's future in football was in question due to unrelenting problems with his throwing shoulder. A gradual and patient recovery process has made the quarterback as good as new again, as Luck -- making his return after missing the entire 2017 season -- turned in arguably the best season of his career while leading a slow-starting Colts squad to the playoffs for the first time in four years. The performance earned him PFWA's 2018 NFL Comeback Player of the Year honors, according to Andrew Walker of the Colts' official site, and positions Luck as one of the most desirable quarterbacks in fantasy ahead of the 2019 campaign. Luck's standing only figures to improve depending on what Indianapolis does with its league-leading boatload of cap space.
Luck completed 19 of 36 passes for 203 yards and one touchdown while rushing twice for 17 yards in Saturday's 31-13 playoff loss to the Chiefs. The Colts didn't manage any offensive points until the fourth quarter -- though Adam Vinatieri did miss a 23-yard field goal -- as Luck went 7-of-12 for 76 yards in the first half. The usually porous Chiefs defense put on its best display of the season, as they were able to apply pressure and disrupt Luck's passing lanes early on. The 5.6 yards per attempt represent his worst output since being shut out at Jacksonville in Week 13.
Luck completed 19 of 32 passes for 222 yards and had two touchdowns and one interception while rushing eight times for 29 yards in Saturday's win over the Texans. The overall numbers aren't overwhelming, but Luck helped build a 21-0 lead by going 16-of-22 for 192 yards and two touchdowns in the first half. The Colts defense stymied the Texans all afternoon, allowing Luck to hand off to Marlon Mack and bleed the clock in the second half to secure the win. The veteran signal caller has a marque matchup next week against a Chiefs defense that is second worst in the NFL against the pass (273.4 YPG)
Luck completed 24 of 35 pass attempts for 285 yards, three touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 33-17 win over the Titans. Luck was in fine form when his team needed him most, finding soft spots within the Titans' zone defense with ease. The 28-year-old finishes the regular season with 4,593 passing yards and 39 touchdowns to 15 interceptions. Those excellent numbers are not surprising based on what we have seen from Luck in the past, but they are shocking based on how uncertain the health of his shoulder was heading into the season. Many owners probably got a steep discount on the top-tier QB for that reason, but that scenario is unlikely to happen again for next year's drafts. As for the rest of this season, Luck will face the Texans in the wild-card round Saturday.
Luck completed 31 of 47 passing attempts for 357 yards, two touchdowns and an interception in Sunday's 28-27 win over the Giants. He also rushed twice for 13 yards. The Colts scored just one rushing touchdown in the first half, but Luck threw a short score in each of the final two quarters, including a one-yard pass to Chester Rogers with under a minute remaining to win the game. It was an important rebound for the most important week of the fantasy season after the 29-year-old threw for just 192 yards and no touchdowns in Week 15. Indianapolis will wrap up the regular season at Tennessee in Week 17.
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