Re-signing with Colts wasn't a snap

The Colts' center remains thanks to a surprise windfall

Originally Published: March 5, 2009
By Seth Wickersham | ESPN The Magazine

There are so few surprises in free agency. Players identify which teams want their services. Teams target the players they desire. The contracts -- well, they're surprising, but only in their grandness, with fans arguing which teams overpaid and which players are overpaid. Seldom are the team and player both pleasantly surprised, especially in a mutually beneficial way.

And so it was that the night of Feb. 25, Jeff Saturday was talking about babysitters. The Indianapolis ...

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