Posted October 03, 2012 on
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Hard as it is to believe, Jeff Saturday needs a visitor's guide to Indianapolis.
Sure, he can give his Green Bay Packers teammates a list of restaurants to rival Zagat's after spending the first 13 seasons of his NFL career with the Colts. Have everyone over to his house if he wants. And he knows the way to Lucas Oil Stadium so well he could probably drive the team bus.
Once the Packers arrive for Sunday's game, however, Saturday is going to need some help.
Saturday spent his entire career up until this season with the Colts, as much a piece of the team fabric as that guy Peyton. Fans adored him - see fans wearing any other center's jersey? - and Colts owner Jim Irsay has said he'd like Saturday to have a role with the franchise after he retires.
That doesn't mean Sunday's homecoming will be bitter or uncomfortable, however, like when Brett Favre came back to Lambeau.
It was clear as soon as the Colts drew the No. 1 draft pick that big changes were c...
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jeff Saturday expects his return to Indianapolis on Sunday to be "awkward." After 13 years playing for the Colts, the veteran center will experience a lot of firsts when he arrives to Lucas Oil Stadium with the Packers as a member of the road team."The funny thing is, I don't even know where the visitor's locker room is," Saturday said...
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Zak Keefer of the Indianapolis Star put together a video with the audio of Jeff Saturday talking to the local media about his return to Indianapolis. The former Colts center also talks about how his family now has roots in Indianapolis:
"I think Indy is eventually my home...My wife, all three of my kids, are hoosiers"
Fans were excited when Coby Fleener was drafted in April, and they had some reason to be.
Fleener was the most athletically gifted tight end in the draft, and his connection with Andrew Luck was thought to give him a natural edge to start the season.
But so far this season, Fleener has been bad, underwhelming at best.
He’s had a few good moments, giving Luck a target to throw...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is not considering the possibility of wearing a shield or a visor on his facemask, even after the injury he suffered in Sunday's game.
Midway through the third quarter of Green Bay's Week 4 win, New Orleans Saints safety Malcolm Jenkins was attempting to tackle Rodgers near the goal line when his finger violently poked the...
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The always diligent Paul Kuharsky at ESPN.com outlines the Colts' CHUCKSTRONG campaign to honor Coach Pagano and to raise money and awareness for leukemia research:
Orange is the color identified with the fight against leukemia. Mixing it into the game-day wardrobe is a nice way to acknowledge coach Chuck Pagano, recently diagnosed with leukemia...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings has been officially ruled out for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
During Green Bay's win over the New Orleans Saints last weekend, Jennings aggravated the groin injury he initially suffered in Week 1 and left the game early. Jennings missed Week 2, and the two-time Pro Bowl selection has only 12 catches...
Among the plethora of issues on the 2011 team was a complete lack of turnovers forced by the defense.
In 2011, the Colts forced just 17 turnovers for the season, the third worst in the NFL. 2010 was just a litttle better, with 21 turnovers putting them at 5th worst in the league.
In fact, that lack of playmaking from a defensive end was a big reason why Chuck Pagano and Greg...
Thanks to losses by the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaguars, the Indianapolis Colts gained in the AFC South Standings despite not playing this week. The Colts 1-2 record puts them a half game ahead of the Titans and Jags, but already two and a half games behind the Houston Texans, the AFC's lone remaining undefeated team. The Titans and Texans had their initial divisional...
Who will be the top fantasy football wide receivers in Week 5? Jordy Nelson - Green Bay Packers Mr. Nelson has disappointed a lot of fantasy owners this year, including myself. Although I knew it would be near impossible for him to repeat last year's uh-mazing season that surprised everyone with 68 receptions, 1,263 receiving yards, and 15 touchdowns, I still had a strong feeling...
The always reliable Paul Kuharsky at ESPN.com delivers again, compiling tweets from beat writers and some of his own commentary about the state of mind of the Colts and interim coach Bruce Ariens:
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#Colts Arians says his team's five-star players must show up Sunday against Packers.
To which I say: This is specifically for Reggie Wayne,...
In honor of ailing head coach Chuck Pagano, the Colts will sell merchandise through its website with the proceeds going towards leukemia research.