RENTON, Wash. -- Left guard Evan Mathis visited the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend and left town without signing a contract. Now, the team is reportedly looking at another free-agent offensive lineman, center Samson Satele.
ESPN's Adam Caplan reports Satele is expected to visit with the Seahawks on Monday.
Veteran C Samson Satele is expected to visit the #Seahawks today, per league source. Has started 114 games 8 seasons.— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) August 24, 2015
Satele, 30, has started 118 games over eight seasons in the NFL. The Seahawks should have a level of familiarity with Satele as he spent two years playing for Tom Cable, who was the Oakland Raiders' head coach before becoming Seattle's offensive line coach in 2011.
Lemuel Jeanpierre and Drew Nowak have been competing to replace Max Unger as Seattle's starting center. Nowak started Friday night against Kansas City, while Jeanpierre got the start in Seattle's preseason opener against Denver.