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Since 2000, Jeff Saturday has been Payton Manning's center. It was always Saturday calling out the Colts' blocking assignments, and the tandem worked together to produce one of the best offenses the NFL has ever seen.
Those days are over. According to Adam Schefter, Jeff Saturday has signed with the Green Bay Packers, a move that surprises many around the league including yours truly. It was assumed by many, if not most, that Saturday would once again join up with Peyton Manning in Denver.
Saturday will move into Scott Wells' former position as the Packers starting center. Wells signed with the St. Louis Rams a week ago leaving a big void in the middle of the Green Bay Packers' line.
Bringing in Jeff Saturday is one of the best things the Packers could have done to fill that void. Saturday isn't the best blocker in the league, and he doesn't have the quickest feet in the NFL, but he makes up for it with his decision making. Peyton Manning rarely saw signif...
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Green Bay lost one Pro Bowl center but replaced him with five-time Pro Bowler Jeff Saturday. Saturday was the unsung hero of those Peyton Manning-led offenses and now he'll work with another line-of-scrimmage maestro in Aaron Rodgers.
Peyton Manning has departed the Circle City for Mile High environs. Apparently Manning-related merchandise is also scarce around town:
"We've sold more in the last two days than in the last three months. He's just been wildly popular," Tom Gebauer, manager of the Collectors Den store in Circle Centre mall, said Tuesday.
Gebauer said the three Collectors Den stores...
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For all the Green Bay Packers fans waiting for General Manager Ted Thompson to make a move in NFL Free Agency, you finally got your wish, as ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that the Packers have come to terms with free agent center Jeff Saturday.
Saturday, who will turn 37 in June, is a five-time pro bowler and a two-time all-pro center, who has played his entire 13-year...
Tebow-Mania has come to an end now that future 1st ballot Hall of Famer Peyton Manning has agreed to join John Elway’s Denver Broncos.
From a football standpoint this was a questionable move for Manning who spurned two teams that are much better in San Francisco and Tennessee.
With that said Manning is heading to a winnable division and is joining a team that will allow him to...
NFL Newsmakers Equals Increased Ratings for ESPN- The NFL news of the week…the signing of Peyton Manning, the trade of Tim Tebow, and the penalties handed down to the Saints, lifted the ratings of ESPN’s NFL programs. Monday through Wednesday’s NFL Live program averaged 666,000 households and 721,000 viewers, based on a 0.7 rating, increases
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On Tuesday, the Denver Broncos officially agreed to terms with the star of the 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy, Peyton Manning.
The next day Tim Tebow was traded to the Big Apple. Finally, on Thursday evening, it was reported by ESPN’s Adam Shefter that Manning’s nemesis in cornerback Tracy Porter had agreed to terms to join the Mile High...
The two big QB’s in the 2012 NFL Draft put on quite a show over the last two days for NFL scouts. Robert Griffin III had his pro day yesterday and showed off his arm and mobility in front of a packed house at Baylor. Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan were on site for the workout and they liked what they saw. The Redskins made the...
Jim Mancari and Tom UddoBGB StaffWith all that's going on in the NFL, Jim and Tom are back for their weekly podcast addressing the latest issues around the league.Peyton Manning is a Denver Bronco, Mario Manningham is a San Francisco 49er and the Giants brought in tight end Martellus Bennett.We hope you enjoy the podcast!NOTE: THIS PODCAST WAS RECORDED BEFORE THE 49ERS RE-SIGNED...
After working out at the University of South Florida with former NFL head coach and current ESPN analyst Jon Gruden for his ESPN show, Gruden’s quarterback Camp, quarterback Robert Griffin III indicated that he’s not ready to say that Andrew Luck will be the first overall pick in April’s draft.
“If you say you don’t want to be picked No. 1, that means you’re not a competitor...