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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

Colts could get creative in re-signing Manning

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning isn't likely to change teams, but the free-agent quarterback's expected pay raise could affect other Colts players.

Colts will not retain RB coach Huey

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Colts announced Tuesday that they will not bring back RB coach Gene Huey.

Colts' Brown must improve play in '11

Posted Jan. 16, 2011 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
Following two disappointing seasons, Indianapolis RB Donald Brown will have to pick up his game, especially his blocking, next season, according to AFC South Whispers.

Manning was more conservative after slump

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 9:19 a.m. ET
Colts QB Peyton Manning set career-highs in pass attempts (679), completions (450) and yards (4,700) in 2010, but we're told his three-game slump between Weeks 11-13 led to a more conservative approach at the end of the season.

Seahawks show NFL parody, not parity

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
There is really only one thing you can say about wild-card weekend, writes Ron Borges, and you didn't have to wait until Sunday night to say it.

Colts ran out of gas in second half

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 12:23 a.m. ET
The Colts held a one-point lead over the Jets with less than one minute remaining on Saturday night before the failures of the defense and special teams allowed the Jets to escape with a 17-16 victory behind a 32-yard Nick ...

Saturday's games a ratings boon for NBC

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Saturday's exciting wild-card games on NBC earned milestone ratings for the network.

Folk's FG sends Jets past Colts 17-16

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 11:33 p.m. ET
Nick Folk kicked a 32-yard field goal as time expired Saturday night, giving the New York Jets a 17-16 first-round playoff victory over the Indianapolis Colts.

Jets-Colts fantasy breakdown

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
The Jets will use their impressive RB duo to attack the Colts, while Indy's offense goes through QB Peyton Manning, who could have his hands full with the New York "D."

Colts PK Vinatieri enjoying one of his finest seasons

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 2:40 p.m. ET
Colts PK Adam Vinatieri has bounced back from the knee injury that forced him to miss the final 10 games in 2009 plus the postseason by converting 92.9 (26-of-28) percent of his field goals — the second-highest percentage of his ...

Colts playoff primer

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 3:03 a.m. ET
PFW examines the Colts as they prepare for the playoffs, identifying the keys to the offense and the defense, a player to watch, and what they have to do to win the Super Bowl.

Dangerous Colts firing on all cylinders

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Colts hit several bumps in the road along the way, but they are now firing on all cylinders as they prepare to make their record-tying ninth consecutive postseason appearance against the Jets Saturday night.

Game times announced for NFL playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 8:01 p.m. ET
The Jets-Colts wild-card game will be the Saturday night game in the first weekend of the NFL playoffs.

Colts continue playoff streak by beating Titans

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 7:56 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning broke two NFL records Sunday and set up Adam Vinatieri for a 43-yard field goal as time expired to give the Colts a 23-20 victory over Tennessee and their seventh AFC South title in eight years.

Brackett leading Colts' rejuvenated defense

Posted Jan. 02, 2011 @ 12:48 a.m. ET
Now that he has returned to full health, MLB Gary Brackett is playing a key role in an Indianapolis "D" that has shut down Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden in consecutive weeks.

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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