Colts Center Jeff Saturday Out 2 to 6 Weeks

Jeff Saturday had surgery just a few days ago. According to the procedure, he had to remove a “loose body.” But now there’s questions arising of when the four-time Pro Bowl center will return as the anchor and the leader of the Indianapolis Colts’ offensive line and protect franchise quarterback, Peyton Manning. Owner, Jim Irsay, answered these questions.

“We’ve seen guys come back in two weeks; you see some guys come back in six weeks,” Colts owner Jim Irsay said Wednesday at the team’s training camp at Anderson University. “You’re hoping it’s the shorter side of the scale.”

“Maybe you’re on crutches two to three days and maybe recovery is anywhere from four to six weeks,” Colts’ insider, Jack Farr, says.

Saturday is definitely needed back and this could affect a lot. According to the Indianapolis Star, Saturday and Manning are ranked second for most games played between a center and a quarterback.

No. Quarterback/center Team
157 Jim Kelly/Kent Hull Buffalo
154 Manning/Saturday Colts
123 Brett Favre/Frank Winters Green Bay
120 Steve Bartkowski/Jeff Van Note Atlanta
106 Phil Simms/Bart Oates N.Y. Giants
105 Dan Fouts/Don Macek San Diego

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