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  • Sat., Apr. 19, 2014 2:00PM - 5:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Lakeview Church Party in the Park

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  • Tue., Apr. 22, 2014 5:00PM - 7:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Family Resource Night Extravaganza

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  • Fri., Apr. 25, 2014 11:00AM - 12:30PM EDT Colts In Motion - Plainfield Elementary Schools Walkathon

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  • Sat., Apr. 26, 2014 10:00AM EDT Colts In Motion - Indy Mutt Strut

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  • Sun., Apr. 27, 2014 10:00AM - 5:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - WTHR Health & Fitness Expo

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  • Fri., May. 09, 2014 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT Official Draft Party On Friday, May 9, fans can attend the team’s Official Drafty Day Party, sponsored in part by Bud Light and 1070 The Fan, to catch coverage of the draft at Colts Grille from 6-9 p.m.
  • Fri., Jun. 13, 2014 6:00PM - 9:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Cool Creek Concert Series

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  • Mon., Jun. 16, 2014 6:00PM - 8:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana FFA Convention Chapter Fun Night

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  • Fri., Jun. 20, 2014 9:00AM - 11:00AM EDT Colts In Motion - Touch A Truck

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  • Sat., Jun. 28, 2014 5:00PM - 7:00PM EDT Colts In Motion - Indiana Legend Carl Storie with special guest Brett Wiscons Concert

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Players

Jeff Saturday
C #63
Height:
6-2
Weight:
295
College:
North Carolina
Experience:
13
Offensive Line
YearTeamGGS
TOTAL 211 202
2012 GB 14 14
2011 IND 16 16
2010 IND 16 16
2009 IND 16 16
2008 IND 12 12
2007 IND 16 16
2006 IND 16 16
2005 IND 16 16
2004 IND 14 14
2003 IND 16 16
2002 IND 16 16
2001 IND 16 16
2000 IND 16 16
1999 IND 11 2

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PRO HISTORY

Signed as FA on January 7, 1999…originally signed as FA with Baltimore on April 27, 1998…waived on June 12, 1998.

CAREER NOTES

2010:  Started 16 games at C…earned fifth career Pro Bowl honor…has been starting fixture on line for 10 seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 12 seasons (club has produced franchise record 13 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 221 sacks in last 192 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 16 sacks in 2010, tied for fewest allowed in NFL…marked eighth time in nine seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23, 2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th; 13, 2009, 1st; 16, 2010, T1st) and fifth time in nine seasons club ranked 1st…line set 2nd-best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 43.4 pass plays) in club history…12 best ratios of sacks per pass plays in club's 58-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 47.2 pass plays in 2009 (614 pass plays, 13 sacks), 1 for 43.4 in 2010 (695, 16), 1 for 42.8 in 2008 (599, 14), 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22), 1 for 26.8 in 2005 (535, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 25.0 in 2007 (574, 23)…was part of line that ranked No. 1 in NFL with 90.7 rating according to New York Life Protection Index by Stats, Inc., a measure of team’s ability in pass protection…90.7 rating was highest in NFL since at least 1995…Colts have ranked No. 1 in index eight times since 1998, and have not ranked outside top five during that span…line also helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL QB with 13 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to 11…has played in 130 career wins with Colts, the 3rd-highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Colts history (141, Manning; 132, John Unitas)…along with Manning, surpassed Minnesota QB-Fran Tarkenton and C-Mick Tingelhoff (160) for most starts by a QB-C tandem in NFL history vs. Houston 11/1…duo now has 170 starts together and record is 120-50 (.706) in those games…was team recipient of Byron “Whizzer” White Award.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C in Wild Card Playoffs vs. NYJ 1/8.

2009:  Started 16 games at C, and along with G-Ryan Lilja, was one of two Colts OL to open every outing…has been starting fixture on line for nine seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 11 seasons (club has produced franchise record 12 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 205 sacks in last 176 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 13 sacks in 2009, the fewest sacks allowed in NFL…marked seventh time in eight seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23, 2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th; 13, 2009, 1st) and fourth time in eight seasons club ranked 1st…for second consecutive season, line set franchise record for best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 47.2 pass plays), besting previous mark of 1 sack for every 42.8 pass plays set in 2008…seven best ratios of sacks per pass plays in the club's 57-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 47.2 pass plays in 2009 (614 pass plays, 13 sacks), 1 for 42.8 in 2008 (599, 14), 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22)…line helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL passer with 12 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to 10…has played in 120 career wins with Colts, the 3rd-highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Colts history (132, John Unitas; 131, Manning).  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs, vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game and vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…made 17th post-season appearance vs. NYJ, along with Manning, surpassing WR-Marvin Harrison (16) for most playoff appearances in franchise history.

2008:  Started 12 games at C…was inactive vs. Chicago 9/7, at Minnesota 9/14, at Cleveland 11/30 and vs. Cincinnati 12/7…has been starting fixture on line for nine seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 10 seasons (club has produced franchise record 11 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 192 sacks in last 160 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 14 sacks in 2008, ranking 3rd in AFC and 4th in NFL in fewest sacks allowed…marked sixth time in seven seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23,2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th)…line set franchise record in 2008 for best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 42.8 pass plays), while six-best ratios of sacks per pass plays in the club's 56-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 42.8 pass plays in 2008 (599 pass plays, 14 sacks); 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22)…line helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL passer with 11 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to nine…has played in 106 career wins with Colts, among the highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Indianapolis era (118, Harrison; 117, Manning; 114, Hunter Smith). POST-SEASON:  Started at C in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3.

2006:  Started 16 games at C for sixth time in career.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Kansas City in Wild Card Playoffs 1/6, at Baltimore in Divisional Playoffs 1/13, vs. New England in AFC Championship Game 1/21 and vs. Chicago 2/4 in Super Bowl XLI…had FR in end zone for touchdown vs. New England for first career score...helped club average 151.0 rushing yards per game and hold 35:02 time of possession average.

2005:  Started 16 games at C…earned Pro Bowl honors for first time in career, while also being named first-team All-Pro by Associated Press…with linemates, helped club produce 5,000+ net yards and 400+ points…line helped RB-Edgerrin James produce 1,506 rushing yards, his 4th career 1,500+ season, including nine 100+ games.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Pittsburgh 1/15.

2004:  Started 14 games at C…had played in 85 consecutive games and started 75 consecutively, but was inactive vs. Tennessee 12/5 and at Houston 12/12 with calf injury…with linemates, helped Manning become only NFL QB with six consecutive 4,000+ passing seasons (1999-04), including club-record 4,557 yards in 2004…line helped club set franchise records in net yards (6,475), points scored (522), TDs (66) and first downs (379)…it was club's first 500+-point season…line surrendered 14 sacks in 2004, tying league low…the five best ratios of sacks per pass plays in club history have come since 1998 (1 sack for 40 pass plays in 1999 (560 pass plays-14 sacks); 1 sack for 38.6 plays in 2004 (541-14); 1 sack for 30.9 plays in 2003 (588-19); 1 sack for 29.6 pass plays in 2000 (591-20); 1 sack for 27.2 pass plays in 1998 (598-22))…line helped James produce eight 100+ rushing performances, including second career 200+ game at Chicago 11/21…only four NFL teams since 1970 have had league's leading rusher while allowing fewest sacks, and two of four were produced by Colts (1978, Houston, 17 sacks allowed/RB-Earl Campbell, 1,450 yards; 1983, L.A. Rams, 23 sacks allowed/RB-Eric Dickerson, 1,808 yards; 1999, Colts, 14 sacks allowed/James, 1,553 yards; 2000, Colts, 20 sacks allowed/James, 1,709 yards)…only 25 times in NFL's 86 seasons has an offense featured a 4,000+ passer and a 1,000+ rusher and receiver, and, with the help of the line, the Colts have sported such a trio a league-best five times in past seven seasons (1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004), including unprecedented consecutive-season spans (1999-01, 2003-04).  POST-SEASON:  Started at C 1/9 vs. Denver and 1/16 at New England.

2003: Started 16 games for 4th consecutive season, ending year with club linemen-best 64 consecutive starts and 74 consecutive games played…with linemates, helped Manning have 4,000+ passing season, while Harrison topped 100+ receptions…club tallied 447 points, T2nd-most in NFL and then the highest total in franchise history…club was 12-4 and won AFC South title. POST-SEASON: Started at RG 1/4 vs. Denver, at C 1/11 at Kansas City and 1/18 at New England…volunteered for position switch for outing vs. Denver.

2002: Saw action as starting C in 16 games for third consecutive season…joined LT-Tarik Glenn and RG-Ryan Diem as only linemen to start each game…helped form nucleus of line that allowed club to continue possessing one of NFL’s top offenses…club amassed 5,000 net yards for fifth consecutive year…helped QB-Peyton Manning become only QB in NFL history with four consecutive 4,000+ seasons and WR-Marvin Harrison set NFL seasonal mark with 143 receptions while becoming only NFL player with four consecutive 100+ reception seasons…line helped club have 1,000+ rusher in five of past six seasons. POST-SEASON: Started at C 1/4 at NYJ.

2001: Started 16 games at C, opening every game for second consecutive season…line helped Colts produce 10 individual 100+ rushing performances, the most by any NFL team…the 10 individual 100+ games tied club seasonal-best of 10 in 1999, while club did it 9 times in 2000.

2000: Started 16 games at C in first season as full-time starter…played vital role in club allowing only 20 sacks, tied with NYJ for lowest in NFL…the NFL avg. was 39.6…20 sacks allowed were then third-best mark in franchise history (14, 1999; 19, 1969)…Colts allowed 20 sacks in 591 dropbacks (one for every 29.6 attempts), then the second-best mark in franchise history (one for every 40 attempts, 1999)…line paved way for James to win second consecutive NFL rushing title…James posted nine 100+ games, including a franchise-record 219 yards at Seattle 10/15…line helped James (2,303, 2000: 2,139, 1999) produce consecutive 2,000+ yards from scrimmage seasons. POSTSEASON: Started at C at Miami 12/30.

1999: Started 2 of 11 games at LG…missed 9/12 vs. Buffalo, 9/19 at New England, 9/26 at San Diego, 10/10 vs. Miami and 10/24 vs. Cincinnati…started 11/21 at Philadelphia and 11/28 vs. NYJ for injured Steve McKinney…split time with OG-Waverly Jackson in games 13-16…helped team total 200 rushing yards and 255 passing yards at Philadelphia, including 12-152, 2 TDs rushing by James. POSTSEASON: Saw action as reserve RG vs. Tennessee 1/16.

HONORS

2003:  Football Digest NFL All-Pro Team.  2004:  Football Digest NFL All-Pro Team (Second Team).  2005:  Pro Bowl Starter...Associated Press NFL All-Pro First-Team...PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team.  2006: Pro Bowl Starter...USA Today Sports Weekly NFL All-Pro First-Team...Associated Press NFL All-Pro Second-Team...PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team.  2007:  Pro Bowl Starter…First-Team Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team, Sports Illustrated NFL All-Pro Team and PFW/PFWA All-NFL Team…PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team…NFL Alumni Offensive Lineman-of-the-Year.  2009:  Pro Bowl…The Sporting News NFL All-Decade Team (2000-09).  2010:  Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE

Three-year starter…started 37 consecutive games…named All-ACC first-team as senior…started 12 games and helped team to 11-1 mark…helped team average 378.9 yards and 27.8 points per game…named Academic All-ACC…won award for Academics, Athletics and Leadership final two seasons…named All-ACC first-team as junior…led team to 10-2 mark…started 12 games at C as sophomore…finished third in voting for All-ACC center…played in 12 games as freshman with three starts…holds degree in business.

PERSONAL

Full name is Jeffrey Bryant Saturday...born in Atlanta, Ga....attended Shamrock High School...has been spokesman for Miracle Ride fundraiser for Riley Hospital for Children since 2004, and honorary chair since 2006...is active spokesman for the People's Burn Foundation of Indiana...is spokesman and serves on board for Kids' Voice of Indiana, an advocacy group for children...is participant and serves on board for Sharon Bassett Foundation...he and his wife, Karen, are honorary chairs for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and he has participated with group since 2002...was team's Man of the Year nominee in 2006...received Sagamore of the Wabash Award in 2007...also received Chaucies Place Kids Service Award...Saturday and his wife reside with their children, Jeffrey Douglas (11/15/00), Savannah Faith (9/3/02) and Joshua Bryant (10/2/06), in Indianapolis.
PRO HISTORY

Signed as FA on January 7, 1999…originally signed as FA with Baltimore on April 27, 1998…waived on June 12, 1998.

CAREER NOTES

2010:  Started 16 games at C…earned fifth career Pro Bowl honor…has been starting fixture on line for 10 seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 12 seasons (club has produced franchise record 13 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 221 sacks in last 192 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 16 sacks in 2010, tied for fewest allowed in NFL…marked eighth time in nine seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23, 2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th; 13, 2009, 1st; 16, 2010, T1st) and fifth time in nine seasons club ranked 1st…line set 2nd-best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 43.4 pass plays) in club history…12 best ratios of sacks per pass plays in club's 58-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 47.2 pass plays in 2009 (614 pass plays, 13 sacks), 1 for 43.4 in 2010 (695, 16), 1 for 42.8 in 2008 (599, 14), 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22), 1 for 26.8 in 2005 (535, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 25.0 in 2007 (574, 23)…was part of line that ranked No. 1 in NFL with 90.7 rating according to New York Life Protection Index by Stats, Inc., a measure of team’s ability in pass protection…90.7 rating was highest in NFL since at least 1995…Colts have ranked No. 1 in index eight times since 1998, and have not ranked outside top five during that span…line also helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL QB with 13 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to 11…has played in 130 career wins with Colts, the 3rd-highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Colts history (141, Manning; 132, John Unitas)…along with Manning, surpassed Minnesota QB-Fran Tarkenton and C-Mick Tingelhoff (160) for most starts by a QB-C tandem in NFL history vs. Houston 11/1…duo now has 170 starts together and record is 120-50 (.706) in those games…was team recipient of Byron “Whizzer” White Award.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C in Wild Card Playoffs vs. NYJ 1/8.

2009:  Started 16 games at C, and along with G-Ryan Lilja, was one of two Colts OL to open every outing…has been starting fixture on line for nine seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 11 seasons (club has produced franchise record 12 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 205 sacks in last 176 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 13 sacks in 2009, the fewest sacks allowed in NFL…marked seventh time in eight seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23, 2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th; 13, 2009, 1st) and fourth time in eight seasons club ranked 1st…for second consecutive season, line set franchise record for best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 47.2 pass plays), besting previous mark of 1 sack for every 42.8 pass plays set in 2008…seven best ratios of sacks per pass plays in the club's 57-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 47.2 pass plays in 2009 (614 pass plays, 13 sacks), 1 for 42.8 in 2008 (599, 14), 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22)…line helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL passer with 12 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to 10…has played in 120 career wins with Colts, the 3rd-highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Colts history (132, John Unitas; 131, Manning).  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Baltimore 1/16 in Divisional Playoffs, vs. NYJ 1/24 in AFC Championship Game and vs. New Orleans 2/7 in Super Bowl XLIV…made 17th post-season appearance vs. NYJ, along with Manning, surpassing WR-Marvin Harrison (16) for most playoff appearances in franchise history.

2008:  Started 12 games at C…was inactive vs. Chicago 9/7, at Minnesota 9/14, at Cleveland 11/30 and vs. Cincinnati 12/7…has been starting fixture on line for nine seasons, while also playing in 1999…with linemates, has helped club produce 5,000+ net yards in last 10 seasons (club has produced franchise record 11 consecutive overall)…line has yielded only 192 sacks in last 160 games, the lowest total in NFL…line allowed 14 sacks in 2008, ranking 3rd in AFC and 4th in NFL in fewest sacks allowed…marked sixth time in seven seasons club ranked in top five in NFL (23,2002, 4th; 19, 2003, 3rd; 14, 2004, T1st; 20, 2005, 1st; 15, 2006, 1st; 23, 2007, 7th; 14, 2008, 4th)…line set franchise record in 2008 for best ratio of sacks per pass plays (1 sack for every 42.8 pass plays), while six-best ratios of sacks per pass plays in the club's 56-year history have been accomplished since 1998: 1 sack for 42.8 pass plays in 2008 (599 pass plays, 14 sacks); 1 for 40.0 in 1999 (560, 14), 1 for 38.6 in 2004 (541, 14), 1 for 38.1 in 2006 (572, 15), 1 for 30.9 in 2003 (588, 19), 1 for 29.6 in 2000 (591, 20), 1 for 26.7 in 2002 (614, 23) and 1 for 27.2 in 1998 (598, 22)…line helped QB-Peyton Manning become only NFL passer with 11 consecutive seasons with 25+-TD passes and 3,000+ seasons to open career, while Manning extended his NFL record for 4,000+ seasons to nine…has played in 106 career wins with Colts, among the highest number of appearances in victories by a player in Indianapolis era (118, Harrison; 117, Manning; 114, Hunter Smith). POST-SEASON:  Started at C in Wild Card Playoffs at San Diego 1/3.

2006:  Started 16 games at C for sixth time in career.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Kansas City in Wild Card Playoffs 1/6, at Baltimore in Divisional Playoffs 1/13, vs. New England in AFC Championship Game 1/21 and vs. Chicago 2/4 in Super Bowl XLI…had FR in end zone for touchdown vs. New England for first career score...helped club average 151.0 rushing yards per game and hold 35:02 time of possession average.

2005:  Started 16 games at C…earned Pro Bowl honors for first time in career, while also being named first-team All-Pro by Associated Press…with linemates, helped club produce 5,000+ net yards and 400+ points…line helped RB-Edgerrin James produce 1,506 rushing yards, his 4th career 1,500+ season, including nine 100+ games.  POST-SEASON:  Started at C vs. Pittsburgh 1/15.

2004:  Started 14 games at C…had played in 85 consecutive games and started 75 consecutively, but was inactive vs. Tennessee 12/5 and at Houston 12/12 with calf injury…with linemates, helped Manning become only NFL QB with six consecutive 4,000+ passing seasons (1999-04), including club-record 4,557 yards in 2004…line helped club set franchise records in net yards (6,475), points scored (522), TDs (66) and first downs (379)…it was club's first 500+-point season…line surrendered 14 sacks in 2004, tying league low…the five best ratios of sacks per pass plays in club history have come since 1998 (1 sack for 40 pass plays in 1999 (560 pass plays-14 sacks); 1 sack for 38.6 plays in 2004 (541-14); 1 sack for 30.9 plays in 2003 (588-19); 1 sack for 29.6 pass plays in 2000 (591-20); 1 sack for 27.2 pass plays in 1998 (598-22))…line helped James produce eight 100+ rushing performances, including second career 200+ game at Chicago 11/21…only four NFL teams since 1970 have had league's leading rusher while allowing fewest sacks, and two of four were produced by Colts (1978, Houston, 17 sacks allowed/RB-Earl Campbell, 1,450 yards; 1983, L.A. Rams, 23 sacks allowed/RB-Eric Dickerson, 1,808 yards; 1999, Colts, 14 sacks allowed/James, 1,553 yards; 2000, Colts, 20 sacks allowed/James, 1,709 yards)…only 25 times in NFL's 86 seasons has an offense featured a 4,000+ passer and a 1,000+ rusher and receiver, and, with the help of the line, the Colts have sported such a trio a league-best five times in past seven seasons (1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004), including unprecedented consecutive-season spans (1999-01, 2003-04).  POST-SEASON:  Started at C 1/9 vs. Denver and 1/16 at New England.

2003: Started 16 games for 4th consecutive season, ending year with club linemen-best 64 consecutive starts and 74 consecutive games played…with linemates, helped Manning have 4,000+ passing season, while Harrison topped 100+ receptions…club tallied 447 points, T2nd-most in NFL and then the highest total in franchise history…club was 12-4 and won AFC South title. POST-SEASON: Started at RG 1/4 vs. Denver, at C 1/11 at Kansas City and 1/18 at New England…volunteered for position switch for outing vs. Denver.

2002: Saw action as starting C in 16 games for third consecutive season…joined LT-Tarik Glenn and RG-Ryan Diem as only linemen to start each game…helped form nucleus of line that allowed club to continue possessing one of NFL’s top offenses…club amassed 5,000 net yards for fifth consecutive year…helped QB-Peyton Manning become only QB in NFL history with four consecutive 4,000+ seasons and WR-Marvin Harrison set NFL seasonal mark with 143 receptions while becoming only NFL player with four consecutive 100+ reception seasons…line helped club have 1,000+ rusher in five of past six seasons. POST-SEASON: Started at C 1/4 at NYJ.

2001: Started 16 games at C, opening every game for second consecutive season…line helped Colts produce 10 individual 100+ rushing performances, the most by any NFL team…the 10 individual 100+ games tied club seasonal-best of 10 in 1999, while club did it 9 times in 2000.

2000: Started 16 games at C in first season as full-time starter…played vital role in club allowing only 20 sacks, tied with NYJ for lowest in NFL…the NFL avg. was 39.6…20 sacks allowed were then third-best mark in franchise history (14, 1999; 19, 1969)…Colts allowed 20 sacks in 591 dropbacks (one for every 29.6 attempts), then the second-best mark in franchise history (one for every 40 attempts, 1999)…line paved way for James to win second consecutive NFL rushing title…James posted nine 100+ games, including a franchise-record 219 yards at Seattle 10/15…line helped James (2,303, 2000: 2,139, 1999) produce consecutive 2,000+ yards from scrimmage seasons. POSTSEASON: Started at C at Miami 12/30.

1999: Started 2 of 11 games at LG…missed 9/12 vs. Buffalo, 9/19 at New England, 9/26 at San Diego, 10/10 vs. Miami and 10/24 vs. Cincinnati…started 11/21 at Philadelphia and 11/28 vs. NYJ for injured Steve McKinney…split time with OG-Waverly Jackson in games 13-16…helped team total 200 rushing yards and 255 passing yards at Philadelphia, including 12-152, 2 TDs rushing by James. POSTSEASON: Saw action as reserve RG vs. Tennessee 1/16.

HONORS

2003:  Football Digest NFL All-Pro Team.  2004:  Football Digest NFL All-Pro Team (Second Team).  2005:  Pro Bowl Starter...Associated Press NFL All-Pro First-Team...PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team.  2006: Pro Bowl Starter...USA Today Sports Weekly NFL All-Pro First-Team...Associated Press NFL All-Pro Second-Team...PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team.  2007:  Pro Bowl Starter…First-Team Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team, Sports Illustrated NFL All-Pro Team and PFW/PFWA All-NFL Team…PFW/PFWA All-AFC Team…NFL Alumni Offensive Lineman-of-the-Year.  2009:  Pro Bowl…The Sporting News NFL All-Decade Team (2000-09).  2010:  Pro Bowl.

COLLEGE

Three-year starter…started 37 consecutive games…named All-ACC first-team as senior…started 12 games and helped team to 11-1 mark…helped team average 378.9 yards and 27.8 points per game…named Academic All-ACC…won award for Academics, Athletics and Leadership final two seasons…named All-ACC first-team as junior…led team to 10-2 mark…started 12 games at C as sophomore…finished third in voting for All-ACC center…played in 12 games as freshman with three starts…holds degree in business.

PERSONAL

Full name is Jeffrey Bryant Saturday...born in Atlanta, Ga....attended Shamrock High School...has been spokesman for Miracle Ride fundraiser for Riley Hospital for Children since 2004, and honorary chair since 2006...is active spokesman for the People's Burn Foundation of Indiana...is spokesman and serves on board for Kids' Voice of Indiana, an advocacy group for children...is participant and serves on board for Sharon Bassett Foundation...he and his wife, Karen, are honorary chairs for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, and he has participated with group since 2002...was team's Man of the Year nominee in 2006...received Sagamore of the Wabash Award in 2007...also received Chaucies Place Kids Service Award...Saturday and his wife reside with their children, Jeffrey Douglas (11/15/00), Savannah Faith (9/3/02) and Joshua Bryant (10/2/06), in Indianapolis.
 

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