Insight on Andrew Luck's calf injury, the Colts, and more with Stephen Holder from The Athletic

Insight on Andrew Luck's calf injury, the Colts, and more with Stephen Holder from The Athletic

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Insight on Andrew Luck's calf injury, the Colts, and more with Stephen Holder from The Athletic

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The Athletic's Stephen Holder gives his insight on all things Colts with JMV. He discusses Andrew Luck's calf injury, rookie mini camp, Devin Funchess, the Colts transparency, and Chris Ballard and Frank Reich. 

On what he knows about Andrew Luck's calf injury:

"I asked Frank Reich today, I said 'Frank I mean, look, I'm not sounding an alarm here or anything, but when you told us this was minor, that was one thing. But we are talking about a month now. Can you at least allow that it is not as minor as you previously thought?' He did admit that yes, it is on the longer end of the minor scale, if that makes sense. But I think we are clear on that."

On them picking up Devin Funchess:

"I think it is a good addition so far. What I have seen as a whole, I like. Here is what I will say about it so far: The thing about Devin Funchess is consider what his role is going to be. His role is going to be help in the red-zone specifically and to be something of a possession receiver. A guy that can be that big body and run sort of those in-cut routes that you hear Frank Reich talk about. He is ideal for that. They have a guy that fills a specific need within that position. That is the one thing the Colts have been good at in free agency. They have done a good job at finding guys who meet their needs..." 

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