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Samson Satele

Samson Satele - #64 - C

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 299 lbs.
Birthday 11/29/1984
Birthplace Kailua, HI
College Hawaii
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 2nd round, 28th pick by Dolphins

Hall of Fame TE John Mackey dies

Posted July 07, 2011 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
Pro Football Hall of Fame TE John Mackey died Wednesday in Baltimore of frontal temporal dementia. The former NFLPA president was 69.

Colts backup QB Painter will be under microscope

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 11:43 a.m. ET
This will be a big season for Colts backup QB Curtis Painter, who has not looked good in limited opportunities in his first two NFL campaigns.

Colts still aren't exactly underdogs

Posted June 22, 2011 @ 3:58 p.m. ET
How much do the Colts have left? The more pressing question is whether anyone in the AFC South can push them out of the way, writes PFW's Mike Wilkening. 

Great offenses successfully overcoming poor 'D'

Posted June 20, 2011 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
The 2010 Patriots had the league's best record despite boasting a poor defense. This is part of a recent trend that begs the question, can QB Matt Schaub and the Texans finally break through?

AFC South best bets to break through in 2011

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 11:19 a.m. ET
PFW identifies four players from the AFC South who are ready for coming-out parties in 2011 (clockwise from left) — Connor Barwin, Donald Brown, Jared Cook and Mike Thomas.

GM Chris Polian leaving bigger imprint on Colts this offseason

Posted June 16, 2011 @ 2:55 p.m. ET
After working mainly behind the scenes since being promoted to vice president and general manager in late 2009, Chris Polian is leaving his imprint on the Colts this offseason.

Report: Manning hasn't thrown since neck surgery

Posted June 13, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
According to the Indianapolis Star, Colts QB Peyton Manning hasn't thrown since undergoing surgery to repair a disk-related issue in his neck May 23.

Report: Colts RB James arrested

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Colts RB Javarris James was arrested Thursday night in Fort Myers, Fla. for marijuana possession, according to naplesnews.com.

Procedure on neck similar to one Manning had last year

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 8:57 p.m. ET
Dr. Sheeraz Qureshi, the co-chief of surgery and an expert on sports medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, discussed Colts QB Peyton Manning's recent neck surgery.

Colts have a number of viable options for nickel CB job

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The Colts have a number of intriguing players who will compete for the nickel CB job if and when training camp opens.

PK Stover to announce retirement

Posted May 25, 2011 @ 10:47 a.m. ET
PK Matt Stover will announce his retirement on Thursday, bringing his 19-year NFL career to a close.

Manning underwent neck surgery

Posted May 24, 2011 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery on Monday to relieve pain he had been experiencing.

Lockout limbo: Colts report

Posted May 22, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Colts.  

RB Carter fills role the Colts have been missing

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The Colts, who have struggled in short-yardage situations in recent seasons, think they have found a remedy in fourth-round RB Delone Carter.

Veteran assistant Moore no longer on Colts website

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 9:55 a.m. ET
Tom Moore, the Colts' offensive coordinator from 1998-2009, is not listed among the coaches on the Colts' website. He had no comment when reached by the Indianapolis Star, and neither did the team.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 14, 2012
Satele started Sunday's playoff game at Baltimore.||||||| Satele had been bothered by an ankle injury.
Posted March 21, 2012
The Indianapolis Colts have signed free agent center Samson Satele, perhaps paving the way for Jeff Saturday's exit.||||||| A person with knowledge of the deal says it's a three-year contract worth $10.8 million, with $5 million guaranteed. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity to The Associated Press because the team did not announce the terms.
Posted Aug. 03, 2011
The Oakland Raiders have re-signed free agent center Samson Satele.||||||| Satele started 27 games the past two years for the Raiders. But he is likely returning as a backup after Oakland drafted Stefen Wisniewski in the second round to start at center.
Posted March 23, 2009
The Miami Dolphins have traded Satele to the Oakland Raiders for an undisclosed draft pick.||||||| The move announced Monday clears the way for Jake Grove to move into the starting center spot. The Dolphins signed Grove to a multiyear deal earlier this month, after he spent five seasons with the Raiders. Satele had been Miami's starting center since 2007, the beginning of his rookie season.
Posted July 19, 2007
Satele signed a four-year, $2.89 million contract with the Miami Dolphins.||||||| The deal signed by Satele, a 311-pound center from Hawaii, included a guaranteed $1.225 million. He was taken with the second of Miami's two second-round picks in April.

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