Colts’ Luck could return to practice field this week

For the first time this season, Andrew Luck was not ruled out of practice on Monday, although that's no guarantee he'll return to the field this week.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis Colts coach Chuck Pagano says there’s a chance Andrew Luck could return to practice Wednesday.

Pagano already has ruled Luck out of Sunday night’s game at Seattle.

Still, it would be a major milestone in Luck’s recovery from offseason shoulder surgery.

The franchise quarterback missed all of the team’s offseason workouts, all of training camp and the entire preseason before he was activated from the physically unable to perform list Sept. 2.

But the most significant indication Luck’s return is close came when Pagano did not rule him out of practice this week — something he did each of the past two Mondays.

Luck had surgery to repair a partially torn labrum in his throwing shoulder.