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COLTS DAILY HEADLINES: JUNE 28TH EDITION

Posted by Kevin Bowen on June 28, 2013 – 8:40 am

Each morning Colts.com will take a look at the top headlines surrounding the Indianapolis Colts from around the globe. What is the local and national media saying about the Colts?

Take a look below at the top five pieces from Friday, June 28th

All-time Indianapolis Colts: a look at the running backs

By: Mike Chappell, Indianapolis Star

The choice of James wouldn’t have been the answer back in 1999 and Chappell recalls the draft where Bill Polian chose the Miami running back instead of Ricky Williams.

“People were shouting at the TV in there,’’ Peggy Cseresznyes, a waitress at the time, told The Star April 17, 1999. “I didn’t really feel either way, but the guests didn’t agree with Bill Polian’s choice.

“They were very upset in there.’’

After over 12,000 yards from scrimmage and four seasons over 1,500 (one of four running backs ever to do that), James is a staple on any all-Indy team.

“Edgerrin was the complete back,’’ quarterback Peyton Manning told The Star in an email. “Run, block, catch; he could do it all. He was an extremely smart football player as well. I always knew I could count on him.

“He was also the best teammate I every played with. Unselfish, accountable and tough as nails. I feel honored and privileged to say that I played ball with Edgerrin James.

“He was that that good and that special.’’

Ex-Colt Saturday hires Knight’s agent to go after TV gig

By: Anthony Schoettle, Indianapolis Business Journal

It appears that Jeff Saturday’s retirement from the NFL has caused the itch for the Pro Bowl center to get into the broadcast booth.

Schoettle writes…

Retired Indianapolis Colts center Jeff Saturday is positioning himself for a national broadcasting job, and he’s turning to one of the most high-powered agents to get an edge.

Saturday recently signed a deal with New York-based IMG to help him find broadcasting and speaking jobs as well as potentially other commercial work.

“It’s kind of rare that a former center would have that kind of personality,” Montag said of his newest client..


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