dbackjon wrote:Ivytalk wrote:Luck did what was best for him and his family. What’s worth more: an extra 15-20 years of life, or a couple hundred million in the bank? He’ll never need the money, and he preserves his health. Win-win. Leave the kid alone.
I have no problem with fans booing him if they want. Remember, some of these season ticket holders spend all of their discretionary income on these season tickets, they are literally all in on this. Debate whether that is wise or not (I remember being at a Flyers game where I got tickets from someone and the people I was sitting next to don't even take vacations - their only vacation was coming to Flyers games) but it's a reality. I don't doubt what Luck did was in his best interests and his health, but he also waited through an entire off-season and through much of the pre-season before deciding to step away. If he did this earlier the Colts could've planned for it, managed cap space for it, and had a legitimate replacement. Going with Jacoby Brissett is basically admitting that the year is over. So when fans find out that the season is pretty much over halfway through pre-season game #3 (a game, btw, that season ticket holders need to pay full price for and they struggle to even give the tickets away for free because the owners need to make an obscene amount of money so that they can afford to make the Luck's of the world multi-millionaires many times over) then I think it's perfectly reasonable that some of those fans, especially the ones that are mortgaged to the hilt just for the honor of being at these games, boo him for ruining the season they just spent all they can afford to spend. Especially when it's just a few minutes of booing, which I'm sure Luck can get out of his mind as he flits from exclusive beach to exclusive beach for the next 50 years of his life as he never needs to worry about money again. Poor, sad multi-millionaire. Some football fans booed him.