Andrew Luck, the first pick in the 2012 NFL draft and star quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, announced his retirement on Saturday.
The 29-year-old is exiting the sport at a relatively young age for a player at his position, and it seems that injuries played a big role in his decision. He missed more than half of the 2015 season and all of the 2017 season, and he's been dealing with new issues as the 2019 season approaches.
"I've been stuck in this process," Luck said on Saturday in a news conference called after the Colts third pre-season game — which he sat out of. "I haven't been able to live the life I want to live. It's taken the joy out of this game ... the only way forward for me is to remove myself from football." Read more...More about Nfl, Entertainment, and Sports