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Luck opts for a ‘staycation’ as Colts eye an AFC South comeback

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Andrew Luck’s downtime didn’t include a yacht or a private plane or barely more than ten minutes in the car. Last Monday through Friday, Luck punched in and out — at the office. 

“I would come in there, I would be working out or walking through the weight room and he’s in there working out, doing extra stuff and getting ready. It was mostly physically getting his body ready, stronger. That’s one thing he said from the start, ‘I’m gonna be committed all year to get better physically as the year goes on.” 

Luck didn’t elaborate on details of his “staycation” instead opting to point out a number of his teammates did the same thing.

“I’m refreshed, re-energized, excited to play again,” Luck said. “Those NFL games are coming on and I’m like ‘let’s get back to work.’ It’s been a good productive week so far and we have a tough test with Jacksonville.”

The Colts locker room is aware what is at stake the next three games. Three straight at home, two with teams they are chasing in the AFC South race. Several Colts on Wednesday made a cry to Colts fans to bring the noise Sunday and no one said it better than defensive tackle Al Woods.

“We need to blow the roof off the place.”

“Fans, they don’t really understand how significant it is to have a loud, obnoxious and ignorant stadium on third down,” Colts tight end Eric Ebron said. “That is the attitude you have to have.”

Just like Ebron, Colts safety Mike Mitchell hasn’t been a Colt long enough to have a firm grip on how loud Lucas Oil Stadium can get.

“Obviously, we are going to need the fan support like we had it against the Bills…that was electric and I was kind of told that it was kind of quiet a little bit,” Mitchell said. “But, it was rocking in that game so whatever we gotta do to make more plays, give them reasons to cheer, we need to do that.”

Jalen Ramsey and Jags are always ready to talk. The Colts want the same out of you Sunday.