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Andrew Luck has a veteran’s poise, even as a rookie

FOXBOROUGH — In this era of Twitter, Facebook, and TMZ, many things are hyped and overhyped. The urgency to fill every news feed makes it hard to figure out which things and which people are truly special.

Long before he ever set foot on an NFL field, before the Colts made him the No. 1 overall pick in the draft this year, Andrew Luck was pegged as special — the once-in-a-decade (or so) quarterback Peyton Manning was considered to be when Indianapolis drafted him in 1998.

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