Andrew Luck still hasn't thrown an NFL football, won't reveal recovery timetable – CBSSports.com

One of the most important parts of being an NFL quarterback is being able to throw a regulation-sized football, and right now, Andrew Luck still isn’t able to do that. 

Although Luck has been throwing smaller footballs during his rehabilitation, the Colts quarterback revealed on Monday that he still hasn’t thrown an actual NFL football. The last time Luck threw a football came in October, but the Colts ended up shutting him down for the season after he suffered a setback. 

“There’s a process,” Luck said Monday, via ESPN.com. “I’ve gone and skipped steps before and paid for it. Been in pain and not able to help the team. Embarrassed, guilty, whatever. I’m not going to do that again. I trust the people I’m working with. More importantly, I trust myself in this process. I trust how I feel. Progress is my guiding light. If I’m making progress, I know that’s important. There is a plan in place and I’ll keep trusting it.”

Although Luck is hoping to be ready for training camp, he wouldn’t reveal when he might be ready to throw an NFL football. 

“When the time is right, I’ll pick it up,” Luck said, via NFL.com. 

Luck has been throwing smaller footballs to work on his throwing motion. 

“I wouldn’t say (I’m) changing my throwing motion,” Luck said, via ESPN. “There are things in my throwing motion that I can do better from the ground up and that’s a big part of what I’ve been working on, making sure I’m using my body as effectively as possible to throw a football and not over or under compensate in any way.”

During the interview on Monday, which was his first one in nearly six weeks, Luck admitted that he’s not “a perfect-feeling athlete right

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