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Report: Luck makes agent choice

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After weeks of rumors and rumblings regarding Andrew Luck’s choice of representation at the NFL level, the player who likely will be the first overall pick in the 2012 draft has made a decision.

According to Liz Mullen of SportsBusiness Journal, Luck will be represented by Wasserman Media Group, both in on-field and off-field matters.

As part of the deal, Luck’s uncle, Will Wilson, will join WMG.  Mullen previously had explained the possible link between Wilson and Luck.

Given the involvement of Casey Wasserman (pictured) in efforts to bring a team back to Los Angeles, the question now becomes whether WMG will try to steer Luck toward a team that may be moving to Los Angeles.  Though it will be easy (relatively speaking) for Luck to try to scare off the Colts from picking him, it will be much harder to ensure that Luck goes to a team on the short list to move.

Besides, Luck’s main priority will be (presumably) to play right away, in a situation where he’ll be more likely to succeed both in the short- and long-term.  If he ends up with a franchise that has to mortgage the future in order to move up to get a franchise quarterback, that may not be an ideal situation for Luck.

The broader question continues to be whether Luck and Peyton Manning will want to be teammates in Indianapolis.  Last year, Archie Manning expressed doubt (before backpedaling like a Pro Bowl cornerback) that the two quarterback have no desire to share a locker room.

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32 Responses to “Report: Luck makes agent choice”
  1. mikeeg says: Jan 17, 2012 9:42 AM

    Is that Luck, that does the Neanderthal for Geico?

  2. waldoampere says: Jan 17, 2012 9:43 AM

    Luck is ready to step in and play now. If Manning is healthy, the Colts have to decide which one they want.

  3. dfresh897 says: Jan 17, 2012 9:47 AM

    More importantly, what did his morning bowel movement look like? Was it firm and well formed?

    I mean seriously, WHO CARES!?

  4. wawa33 says: Jan 17, 2012 9:49 AM

    Is Casey Wasserman a swami that can see the future?
    How does he know which team(s) will wind up in Los Angeles?

  5. thegreatness34 says: Jan 17, 2012 9:56 AM

    Can we at least see luck complete an NFL pass before we cover every stinkin move he makes?!?!?

  6. whatswiththehate says: Jan 17, 2012 10:01 AM

    Wow, these rich and spoil QBs. Maybe Andrew’s famiy can pull some strings and get him on a team already in California so he doesn’t have to leave. Damn, I thought the Mannings were bad.

    While other QBs are out there showing they deserve a chance and are on very short leashes with the medai, this kid will be guaranteed every chance to succeed in the NFL both in the short and long run…SMDH

  7. agelardi says: Jan 17, 2012 10:03 AM

    Other than pulling an Elway/Eli, how do you ensure he goes to any specific team?

  8. chatham10 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:03 AM

    I think if Manning is OK to play then I would trade the #1 pick and get a boatload of draft picks and some good players for that pick. The Colts need a lot more then a qb and if they keep both then you have a salary cap problem to build the rest of the team, tough decision.

  9. waitingguilty says: Jan 17, 2012 10:04 AM

    Tiki is flabbergasted that you’d suggest Luck’s agent will take a “Get him on a team that might move to LA” spin on this.

    Even for you, that’s a colossal reach.

  10. indywilson40 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:06 AM

    The “Tiki is flabbergasted” has jumped the shark.

  11. indywilson40 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:07 AM

    Can the guy just choose an agent without all of this ridiculous speculation?

  12. skoobyfl says: Jan 17, 2012 10:12 AM

    Buffalo might move to LA, get Luck there.

  13. tobyward says: Jan 17, 2012 10:15 AM

    What a headache this guys is going to be, and makes me SO happy he stayed in school lat year. So happy we (Panthers) got Cam, and looking forward to the future.

  14. gmen1987 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:22 AM

    LA has no football stadium so it will be a while before an NFL team could prudently be making a move.

    Shame on you for throwing lots of heresay out there Mike.

  15. nationalmediacansuckit says: Jan 17, 2012 10:23 AM

    Another ESPN hyped QB. What funny is the media has hyped him up that the gullible people out here actually believe this kid is better than Montana, Elway and Marino rolled into one and the belief he will win SB every single season he’s in the league. It’s laughable. “Luck makes agent choice” Wooo-hoooo exciting stuff. Let us know what his choice for dinner tonight is also.

  16. troy10 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:23 AM

    “Luck is ready to step in and play now. If Manning is healthy, the Colts have to decide which one they want.”

    If this isn’t the most obvious statement of the year so far. You should be a GM.

  17. indywilson40 says: Jan 17, 2012 10:33 AM

    Tobyward, What makes you think he is going to be a headache? He just hired an agent, that is all. Just because the media creates a bunch of asinine speculation, does not mean any of it is true. Luck has done and said all the right things so far. He said he would be fine playing anywhere, even if it means sitting a year behind Manning.

  18. gdeli says: Jan 17, 2012 10:34 AM

    I am humble and grateful to accept this job and easy money. Luck to the colts and we sign him to 5 mil a year. piece of cake! ha

  19. pftcensorssuck says: Jan 17, 2012 10:45 AM

    As someone who can’t stand “can’t-miss phenoms”, I have to wonder ……

    if I hope that Luck falls flat on his face, will Warren Moon call me a racist?

  20. silverhornet says: Jan 17, 2012 11:06 AM

    They have Dolphins in LA.

  21. soldierofislam says: Jan 17, 2012 11:23 AM

    Mr. Snyder,
    Please do all of us a favor and sell the skins ( preferably to LA). Maybe we’ll have a better chance of drafting a good qb and winnin some games.

    Regards,

    Redskins nation

  22. jimmymcnultysbottleofjameson says: Jan 17, 2012 11:59 AM

    @soldierofislam,

    Sorry bud but you’re in for decades of misery.

  23. bangitfootball says: Jan 17, 2012 12:03 PM

    Press release:
    Wasserman Media Group is delighted to welcome certified agent Will Wilson to our fold. His years of experience and expansive client list (none) will be an assest to out company for years to come.
    Isnt nepotism great lol

  24. glac1 says: Jan 17, 2012 12:06 PM

    just another player who can’t negotiate his own contract and think for themselves and instead will be manipulated by attorneys.

  25. tatatoothy says: Jan 17, 2012 12:07 PM

    mikeeg says:
    Jan 17, 2012 9:42 AM

    Is that Luck, that does the Neanderthal for Geico?
    ___________________________________

    Ha! I completely agree with you. I always thought Luck looked like he belonged on the short bus licking the windows.

    Then again, I thought the same thing about Peyton’s forehead.

  26. donz0 says: Jan 17, 2012 12:39 PM

    Obviously this is building up into the next biggest bust in the history of professional sports.

  27. gmsalpha says: Jan 17, 2012 12:44 PM

    First of all, the teams I know of who may be on the L.A shortlist include San Diego, Jacksonville, St. Louis, Oakland, and Buffalo. Of those teams, Sam Bradford and Philip Rivers are pretty much locked in as the team’s franchise QB as of now. Fitzpatrick just got a big contract and I’d imagine Toronto is a more likely destination for the Bills anyway. That leaves Oakland and Jacksonville. Can you imagine Luck demanding a trade to the Jaguars? Lmao. I can’t.

    I don’t see Andrew Luck making demands on his destination the way Elway and Eli did. If he wants to play in L.A, prove you’re an elite QB for Indy and then earn your big second contract out West.

  28. vanmorrissey says: Jan 17, 2012 12:44 PM

    “Given the involvement of Casey Wasserman (pictured) in efforts to bring a team back to Los Angeles, the question now becomes whether WMG will try to steer Luck toward a team that may be moving to Los Angeles. Though it will be easy (relatively speaking) for Luck to try to scare off the Colts from picking him, it will be much harder to ensure that Luck goes to a team on the short list to move.”

    And people bitch and moan about ESPN and it’s reports, read the BS from above and tell us where you can substantiate it?

  29. roamingabriel says: Jan 17, 2012 12:44 PM

    Too funny! Mike just draws a couple of hypothetical lines between a couple of dots and suddenly there’s a conspiracy to steer Luck to the Rams.

    They or the Raiders are the only ones who will realistically come to LA and the Raiders have no picks.

    And all the dopes here start arguing about it. Sam Bradford may want to avoid any tall buildings…

  30. roberts09 says: Jan 17, 2012 12:51 PM

    A heatlhy Payton Manning is so much better than any rookie quarterback. Why ESPN is pushing this Andrew Luck thing is beyond me. They pushed the Ryan Leaf thing years ago and that didn’t work out. How aout Jamarcus Russell, how is that working out Mel Kiper? Mark Sanchez, he is great too. They said Sam Bradford was an NFL ready qb, when he was on the field the rams did no better with him than any other qb they suited up. The Colts need Manning on the field if he is heathy. The Indy offense isn’t like the Green Bay offense where you throw any qb in the game and they throw for over 400 yards. If they draft Luck, don’t trade a healthy Manning. If they do it will be a repeat of this season.

  31. jpk6044 says: Jan 17, 2012 12:56 PM

    Peyton Manning is going where all good quarterbacks go to die: the Washington Redskins.

  32. bayoubauer says: Jan 17, 2012 1:18 PM

    dfresh897 says:
    Jan 17, 2012 9:47 AM
    More importantly, what did his morning bowel movement look like? Was it firm and well formed?

    I mean seriously, WHO CARES!?

    Obviously you do, since you took the time to b***h and moan about it.

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