Luck-Manning link goes way back
Improbably, dads of QBs who square off Sunday were early-'80s teammates
After he was selected in the second round of the 1982 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers, quarterback Oliver Luck rewarded himself with a sweet new ride. The Mazda RX-7 Luck chose was a sleek, silver coupe that had pop-up headlights, a powerful new-age rotary engine and, as Luck would have it, just one minor design flaw.
That season, the hapless Oilers traded for veteran quarterback Archie Manning, which meant Luck's role on the team in the strike-shortened season of 1982 was reduced ...
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