Jeff Saturday Has 1-Word Reaction To Jim Irsay Offering Him Job

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Jeff Saturday was also surprised to become the Indianapolis Colts' interim head coach.

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During Monday's press conference, via ESPN's Field Yates, the former All-Pro center admitted that he was stunned to get offered the position.

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"Shocked would be an understatement," Saturday said. Per Will Brinson of CBS Sports, Saturday said he even asked Irsay why he was a candidate for the job.

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Irsay told reporters that Saturday "knows this game inside and out." 

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Furthermore, he's happy the ESPN analyst doesn't have NFL coaching experience because he won't operate out of "fear" and rely too much on analytics.

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Nobody, Saturday included, could have foreseen this hiring.

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 Dismissing Frank Reich wasn't as startling after the Colts lost their third straight game Sunday, but one would have assumed Irsay would pick a pre-existing staffer to serve the interim role.

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Instead, Saturday will coach his first NFL game this weekend against the Las Vegas Raiders, two weeks after posting about horrible they looked on Twitter

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