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Luck's Road Easier in Replacing Legendary QB

QB Andrew Luck (Brian Spurlock/USP)

Aaron Rodgers faced the difficult task of replacing Brett Favre and Andrew Luck faced the difficult task of replacing another legendary quarterback, Peyton Manning. Mature and talented, Luck is off to a good start as he prepares to face the Packers on Sunday.

In 2008, Aaron Rodgers got thrust head-first into perhaps the hottest cauldron in NFL history when he replaced the pushed-out-the-door legend, Brett Favre. In 2012, Andrew Luck replaced another legendary quarterback, Peyton Manning, as the Indianapolis Colts won the "Suck for Luck" sweepstakes and made Luck the No. 1 pick in this year's draft. Fortunately for Luck, a gracious Manning helped him...

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