INDIANAPOLIS, Ind (WLFI) - Jeff Saturday will officially retire as a member of the Indianapolis Colts.
Saturday spent 13 seasons with the Colts and will make his retirement official at a press conference on Thursday, March 7 at noon at the team's Indiana Farm Bureau Football Center.
Saturday played for the Green Bay Packers last season but he now returns to the team that he spent most of his professional career with.
"The years I spent with the Colts were truly remarkable and I am honored to be able to retire as a member of one of the classiest organizations in the NFL," said Saturday. "I also want to thank Green Bay for the opportunity to compete as a member of the Packers last season. During my time in Indianapolis, I made tremendous relationships with numerous teammates, coaches and staff within the organization. It was also a pleasure playing for Mr. Irsay who is a wonderful owner. He gave tremendous support for my wife and I in all of our community endeavors. There were so many successful seasons that I was part of, but nothing tops our Super Bowl championship during the 2006 season. I'll never forget the support of Colts fans and the City of Indianapolis during my time here. My wife and I love this community and have established our roots here. We're looking forward to the next chapter in Indianapolis."
Saturday started 202-of-211 contests in his NFL career with the Colts and Packers. His 13 seasons in Indianapolis rank tied for the third most in franchise history, while his 197 games played is currently tied for fourth in team annals.
Saturday was named to three Associated Press NFL All-Pro teams and was selected to five Pro Bowls. He celebrated a Super Bowl XLI Championship during the 2006 campaign.
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