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Indianapolis Colts

October 5, 2012

Former players take on current Colts

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INDIANAPOLIS —

 
"You’re so accustomed to seeing that blue and the horseshoe and the whole deal. Hopefully I don’t jog the wrong way early. I’ll turn around and head back towards the right side.”
 
Looking back over his career in Indianapolis, Saturday said that while the team's success was nice, it was the relationships with his teammates, the coaches and the people in the building on West 56th Street that he misses the most.
 
"When you’re around a place for so long, I knew where everybody’s office was, I knew who was in charge of everything. Just getting accustomed to that, where’s the equipment room, where’s the equipment room? All those things are things you’ve just got to get used to," he voiced.
 
"The culture of teams is so different. Just getting accustomed to all that has taken time and I feel like I’m in the groove here. I’m happy I’m here and it’s been fun to do.”
 
The question now is just how long Saturday remains with the Packers. He signed a two-year, $2.7 million contract with Green Bay in the offseason. Retirement was an option after last season, but he still had the desire to play.
 
“You know, I gave it it’s due consideration. I didn’t know what I was going to do to be very frank. I think I made that frank with everybody. I was going to give myself time to decide. I went through it, my wife and I prayed about it and talked about it," he recalled. 
 
"I felt like there was a very good opportunity for me in Green Bay. It got me excited. I got excited about the opportunity up here and decided a couple more years wouldn’t be too bad of a deal so I decided to head this way and I’m happy with the decision.”

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