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How Much Money Andrew Luck Is Giving Up By Retiring?
© Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports
Indianapolis QB Andrew Luck shocked the world by retiring after his team's preseason game against the Bears on Saturday night. The 29-year-old, 4-time Pro Bowler had three years remaining on his five-year, $122 million contract. So how much is he leaving on the table by walking away?
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El Magnifico59 months
Poor guy didn't even get to 100 million earned. Must be rough.
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biglego59 months
I would retire immediately if I had a fraction of his $40M
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Cobb Dawg59 months
None, they’re paying his contract.
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atltiger648759 months
no, they're just not seeking recoupment of his signing bonus.
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Skinny59 months
Johnny Depp and Lenny Dykstra have both already contacted the Colts offering Luck free financial advice.
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JustinT3759 months
This is on Indy for putting a shitty O Line to block for their “face of the franchise.” Since Luck has been in the league they never had a competent line till last season. PATHETIC....
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kajunman59 months
Luck is smart because he doesn't have 10 babies and 10 babies mommas to support. That's the first step of a sound retirement plan.
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Buckeye Jeaux59 months
Indiana trailer-trash showing their true colors.
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LSU-MNCBABY59 months
XFL here he comes
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Floating Change Up59 months
$64 M left over 3 years? That seems like a lot of money to give up just to play a total of 8 games.
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Datbayoubengal59 months
Dude is injured almost every single year in the league. It's like Tony Romo who kept coming back and kept getting injured until he finally just decided to hang it up. The next injury could have possibly ended his career. My guess is that Carson Wentz will be the same in a year or two.
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HubbaBubba59 months
After a year of retirement, can't he negotiate with ANY team? Maybe he just really dislikes Indianapolis (and I wouldn't blame him).
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Breauxsif59 months
Luck has a Stanford education, with a BS in aeronautical engineering. Smart guy, and he’ll do just fine in whatever he decides to do.
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NewOrleansBlend59 months
His degree is in architectural design, get your facts straight
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GeauxsomeMeaux59 months
At some point... you have enough money!!!
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GeauxsomeMeaux59 months
He can easily make the move into coaching or broadcasting.
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tigerinthebueche59 months
If I’m him and I’m worth $40M, I’m out too. Good for him. Go enjoy your life some more
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Big Sway59 months
More need to retire. Brees, Roth, Brady,Dalton,Cam .
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Big Sway59 months
With CTE there should be a cap on years to play. It will also give more opportunities to more players
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TNTigerman59 months
Don't understand why Brady continues to play.
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Datbayoubengal59 months
As a Steelers fan, Ben is injured every year and throws too many ints. We should have gotten the QB of the future 2 years ago. I'm still pissed we didn't go all in for Mahomes like I wanted. He would have done just as good in our offense as he did in KC.
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Fightin Okra59 months
Made plenty including basically 2 seasons he did not play due to injuries. Saving his brain and body, retired and set for life by the age of 30, and still has tons of options to make even more money
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tigerpawl59 months
"Andrew Luck had 3 years, $64M left on his contract including a $6M roster bonus to be paid 9/17/19." He could have limped along for a few more weeks and pocketed $6MM. This an honorable man.
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idlewatcher59 months
AL doing what Brett Favre should’ve done
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Coonass59 months
He earned $97m already. Even after agents and 50% taxes, he has to be sitting on $20m. At conservative 3%, that’s $600k per year. I think he’s ok. I applaud his decision. He doesn’t owe the fans or anybody anything. Good move.
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Hangit59 months
He had a lot of endorsement money as well. Estimated net worth is $40 million.
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Lsu10120559 months
Anyone who can walk away from that kind of money, is clearly making a level headed and thought out decision. Proud of him for doing what he feels is best.
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Tigah Jr59 months
Money isn’t everything but it sure helps.
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TKLSUMD59 months
Health is more important than money. Ask any rich person who has been injured.
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atltiger648759 months
he's got money - a lot of it. Unless he wants to live a very lavish lifestyle, with jets and fleets of cars and homes all over the world, he's got more than enough to last several lifetimes And he's a simple and very smart dude, so I think he can survive with $40M in the bank.
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