Sitting on a ship in the course of a river, Jeff Saturday posted a video thanking the Colts, their gamers and Indianapolis followers for his or her assist throughout his half-season because the crew’s interim coach.
A former Colts participant, Saturday, who had no prior school or professional teaching expertise, went 1-7 throughout his tenure as interim coach this previous season. He was a candidate for the everlasting job earlier than it was given to former Eagles offensive coordinator Shane Steichen on Tuesday.
“I’m so grateful for the final eight weeks of the season and the chance to symbolize you guys,” stated Saturday, who additionally wished Steichen the “better of luck” because the Colts’ subsequent coach. “I respect the coaches for all of your time, power and energy. To all of the gamers laying it on the market every week, I can not let you know how a lot I respect and respect what every participant — not just for the Colts, however for the NFL — do and placed on the road every week.
“It was a completely blessing. I look fondly upon it. Wish we’d have executed higher however in the end, that’s the place it’s.”
Saturday, who put his broadcasting profession on maintain to develop into the Colts’ interim coach, stated that he’s “nonetheless an enormous Colts fan” who’s trying to “hoisting some Lombardi trophies” after serving to the Colts win their first after transferring to Indianapolis again in 2006.
Saturday additionally harbors no in poor health will towards anybody who signed the petition calling for the Colts to not rent him as head coach. He joked that his spouse and son could have been amongst those that signed the petition.
“I’m so grateful for Colts Nation and who you might be,” Saturday stated. “To symbolize the horseshoe, it meant the world to me.”
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