Mathews also took credit for the jurors' decision to wear coordinated outfits for much of the trial.
"There was no message. Just one day I said, 'hey do you want to wear blue tomorrow?'" Mathews said, laughing. "We spent a lot of time together and got along well, and we spent more time in the jury room than the court room, so we just would talk about what we wanted to wear and got the judge's clear."
"We were bored," Saldana added.
The jury reached their guilty verdict after two days of deliberations, following six weeks of testimony in the case against the former Illinois cop.
A third juror, Jeremy Massduy, also appeared at the press conference. He said that jurors had some knowledge of the Stacy Peterson case, even though lawyers were barred from mentioning it during the trial.
"We judged (him) based on evidence presented during case," Massduy said.
One alternate juror, Patricia Timkey, attended the conference. She said that if she had been in the deliberation room, she would have voted to convict Peterson as well.