New Packers center Jeff Saturday participated in Organized Team Activities in Green Bay today, and he said afterward that he considers himself lucky to snap to Peyton Manning for the bulk of his career and then snap to Aaron Rodgers at the tail end of his career.
“I tell people all the time, I’ve already had a blessed career and now you’re just capping it off,” Saturday said. “I feel a little bit like a rookie. I’m in the [play]book a lot more than I’ve ever been, or at least since the ’90s. That’s quite a while. But it’s fun, too. It refreshes you.”
Saturday may feel like a rookie, but Rodgers said he thinks Saturday already has a good idea of what’s expected of the center in the Packers’ offense.
“As much up-tempo stuff that Indianapolis ran in his time there, it’s going to transition very well to some of the stuff we’re going to do,” Rodgers said. “Jeff’s really smart, knows the game really well, knows his strengths and limitations, and we’re excited to have him.”