Found January 27, 2013 on
During Sunday’s NFL All-Star Game, NFC center Jeff Saturday was allowed to swap teams and snap to AFC quarterback Peyton Manning one final time, fittingly, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Saturday, of course, spent thirteen years snapping to Manning in Indianapolis before both players left the Colts last offseason. Back in Hawaii, representing Green Bay and Denver, Saturday and Manning got one last snap.
“After doing it that long with him, we figured it was our last run together, might as well get one more,” said Saturday, who played more center for the NFC after his moment with Manning, in a sideline interview with NBC (via Shutdown Corner). “It was something special I’ll always remember.”
In the game, Manning went 6-of-12 for 43 yards and a touchdown pass. Early in the fourth quarter, the NFC currently leads 55-21.
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ONE LAST TIME
The Pro Bowl is full of gimmicks and the 2013 version was no different. Jeff Saturday spent most of his career snapping the ball in Indianapolis to quarterback Peyton Manning. Every game that Manning played in Indianapolis occurred with Saturday as the center. This year both players left Indianapolis as Manning went to Denver and Saturday headed to Green Bay. Both ended up in Hawaii...
Green Bay Packers center Jeff Saturday momentarily switched teams during the Pro Bowl on Sunday for one last thrill before he retires.
Saturday was the longtime center of the Colts and played his entire Indianapolis career with Peyton Manning as his quarterback. He came into the league a year after Manning, and the two won a Super Bowl and made 16 Pro Bowls together. Both left the...
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Green Bay's Jeff Saturday, the NFC's backup center, snapped the ball to the AFC's Peyton Manning. With Saturday retiring, it was a special moment between longtime teammates. It was a highlight of the NFC's 62-35 victory over the AFC.
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She looks naked, but she’s not naked; just...
The Pro Bowl is a joke. You know it. I know it. The NFL and NBC most certainly know it. The game is such a joke that jokes about the game are even getting old fast and seem as fresh as Tebowing.
We've reached some sort of absurd meta level of ridiculousness that everyone involved with the Pro Bowl from the players to the referees to the announcers promote the farcical...
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