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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

AFC South daydreaming

Posted May 05, 2011 @ 12:57 p.m. ET
Here are some potential compelling AFC South story lines that are in jeopardy because of the NFL lockout.

Angerer preparing to play wherever Colts need him

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
After starting the final 10 games of the season en route to earning PFW/PFWA All-Rookie honors, Colts LB Pat Angerer is preparing this offseason to make even bigger contributions to the team in 2011.

Colts address top need with OT Castonzo

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 11:46 p.m. ET
After neglecting the position in the first round for the past 13 years, Colts football czar Bill Polian upgraded the OLT position by selecting Boston College's Anthony Castonzo.

Draft Dose: Who needs a DT?

Posted April 27, 2011 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
In the 32nd and final installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW takes a look at 10 teams in need of a defensive tackle.

Colts eyeing QB; Gabbert worthy of top-five pick?

Posted April 20, 2011 @ 6:31 p.m. ET
PFW draft analyst Nolan Nawrocki answers questions from readers about whether the Colts should be interested in a quarterback and why Blaine Gabbert is warranting top-five interest.

Teams should mimic Wolf's QB ways

Posted April 19, 2011 @ 4:07 p.m. ET
Ron Wolf drafted seven quarterbacks from 1992 to 2000 in his time as Packers general manager. He turned some of them into draft picks in future trades. Current teams should take note.

Draft countdown: Pick No. 22

Posted April 06, 2011 @ 9:03 a.m. ET
PFW looks back at the last 10 players chosen with the 22nd pick in the NFL draft, including QB Brady Quinn, who was selected by the Browns in 2007.

Draft Dose: Who needs an offensive tackle?

Posted April 04, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
As the NFL draft draws near, PFW looks at five teams that could use some help at offensive tackle — with USC's Tyron Smith a rising prospect at the position.

Colts in good shape at cornerback

Posted April 02, 2011 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
While the Colts likely will look to strengthen the safety position, we hear the club is in very good shape at cornerback, with the return of Kevin Thomas a big factor in Indy's optimism.

AFC team needs

Posted March 21, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
The Raiders will likely have to replace shutdown CB Nnamdi Asomugha, who is a free agent, this offseason, as we identify the top three draft needs of each AFC team.

Colts must do more to help Manning

Posted March 15, 2011 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
As Peyton Manning enters the final stage of his career, it has never been more important to alter the approach of stockpiling talent around him.

Colts not displeased with play of DTs

Posted March 11, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
While the Colts could upgrade the DT position via the draft, they are not displeased with the production from the position last season.

Colts' Freeney says he'd join union lawsuit

Posted March 07, 2011 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Colts DE Dwight Freeney said he would join a players' antitrust lawsuit against the NFL owners in the case of a lockout.

AFC South free-agent preview

Posted March 03, 2011 @ 7 a.m. ET
With the owners and players mired in negotiations, the beginning of free agency is likely to be delayed. Yet, PFW examines the free-agent picture for each club, with the AFC South featured today.

Re-signing Bullitt, improving depth at safety key for Colts

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 1:11 p.m. ET
Re-signing S Melvin Bullitt, in addition to bolstering the depth at safety is critical for the Colts following the release of former NFL Defensive MVP Bob Sanders.

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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