Player Page

Fili Moala | Defensive Lineman | #64

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/23/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 308
College: USC
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (56) / IND
Contract: view contract details
Share: 

Latest News

Recent News

Texans released DE Fili Moala.
Moala spent just two weeks in Houston. Now 30, he missed all of 2014 with a partially torn ACL. Sat, Sep 5, 2015 12:11:00 PM

Highest Searched Players over the last 7 days


Player News

Date:

Texans signed DE Fili Moala.

Moala, 30, missed all of last season with a partially torn ACL after completely tearing it in 2012. A rotational end in a 3-4 defense, Moala will be behind the eight ball for a roster spot in Houston.
Wed, Aug 19, 2015 08:53:00 AM

Colts placed DE Fili Moala (knee) on injured reserve, ending his season.

Moala sustained a partial tear of his right ACL when he collided with a teammate during a "non-contact" OTA. It's the same ligament tear that he fully tore in November of 2012. Moala was a rotational end for the Colts last year, playing nearly half the snaps and producing 1.5 sacks and 21 quarterback hurries. In March, he was re-signed to a one-year, $1.4 million contract as an unrestricted free agent.
Wed, Jun 11, 2014 12:09:00 PM

Colts re-signed DE Fili Moala.

Moala, a 2009 second-round pick, appeared in all 16 games last season, starting six, and registered just 19 tackles and 1.5 sacks. He's purely a rotational lineman.
Mon, Mar 10, 2014 09:01:00 PM

Colts placed DT Fili Moala on injured reserve with a knee injury, ending his season.

Moala was the only Colt not to practice in the run up to Saturday's Wild Card win. His injury isn't believed to be serious. A former second-round bust, Moala was a middling part of the Colts' D-line rotation this season, providing a body more than anything else. He played 513 snaps, generating little pressure while struggling against the run. Moala is headed to the open market, where he could have trouble earning guaranteed money.
Mon, Jan 6, 2014 04:03:00 PM

Colts re-signed DT Fili Moala to a one-year contract.

Moala, 28 in June, has been a major disappointment since Bill Polian took him with the 56th overall pick in the 2009 draft. After flashing at least some semblance of pass-rush ability in an injury-shortened 2012 season, the new Colts regime is giving Moala one more shot. Moala tore his ACL in Week 12. We suspect he'll be ready for Week 1, but likely won't be counted on to start.
Mon, Mar 4, 2013 04:37:00 PM

Colts DT Fili Moala suffered a torn right ACL in Indianapolis' Week 12 win over the Bills, and is done for the season.

He's been placed on injured reserve. It's a big blow for the Colts' shaky run defense, though they have a pair of potential replacements in Martin Tevaseu and Josh Chapman. Moala had been battling knee issues all season, and missed three of the Colts' first 11 games. Making $615,000 in the final year of his rookie deal, Moala will be up against it to be ready for camp next summer.
Mon, Nov 26, 2012 03:03:00 PM

Colts DT Fili Moala left Sunday's Week 12 contest against the Bills with a right knee injury.

Moala was injured late in the fourth quarter. Indianapolis is down to Antonio Johnson and Martin Tevaseu as their lone gap fillers. Moala has been battling the knee all season.
Sun, Nov 25, 2012 04:08:00 PM

Colts DTs Fili Moala (knee) and Martin Tevaseu (ankle) have been ruled out for Week 6 against the Jets.

Both players were forced from last week's game against the Packers. Second-year pro Drake Nevis will slide in next to Antonio Johnson, while newly signed Antonio Dixon is slated to back up. The Colts rank No. 26 against the run, but Shonn Greene and the Jets should make Indy look like a top-10 defense.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 01:28:00 PM

Colts DT Fili Moala was forced from Sunday's game with a sprained knee, and is questionable to return.

Moala went down mid-way through the first quarter, and is likely done for the day. Second-year pro Drake Nevis is now in at defensive tackle.
Sun, Oct 7, 2012 02:14:00 PM

The Colts have moved 2009 second-round pick Fili Moala from defensive tackle to end in their new defense.

He'll work behind LE Cory Redding. At 6-foot-4, 303, Moala does possess the requisite size to become a "five technique," run-stopping defensive end in the 3-4. Moala has been a poor run defender his first three seasons, however.
Sun, Apr 22, 2012 02:41:00 PM

Colts DT Fili Moala left Sunday's game against the Browns in the first half with an ankle injury and did not return.

Moala had two tackles in the first half before leaving. The Colts rolled with a rotation at tackle that included Antonio Johnson, Eric Foster and Drake Nevis.
Mon, Sep 19, 2011 11:10:00 AM

Colts DT Fili Moala was convicted on his September of 2010 DUI arrest in an Indianapolis court Thursday.

Moala avoided jail time, instead getting 180 days of probation. The NFL's Conduct Policy was in effect during the time of Moala's arrest, so it's likely that the conviction will at least by reviewed by the league office. Moala will return this season as the Colts' top interior defensive lineman.
Thu, Aug 4, 2011 06:12:00 PM

Colts president Bill Polian says that DT Fili Moala "exceeded our expectations" in his second season.

"A lot of pundits were saying he was a failed draft choice last year," said Polian. "Well, that is not the case, as he proved this year." The 56th overall pick in the 2009 draft, Moala went from being inactive as a rookie to a 16-game starter in his second year. Though he has a ways to go as a run defender, Moala led Colts defensive tackles in QB hits and tackles for loss.
Source: colts.com
Thu, Mar 17, 2011 11:05:00 AM

Colts DT Fili Moala appears to have taken over Antonio Johnson's starting job.

We'll see how long it lasts. Moala started over Johnson in the opener, and Houston's offensive line blew the Colts off the ball all game while opening holes for Arian Foster. Johnson is expected to remain in the mix, splitting time with Moala.
Tue, Sep 14, 2010 05:11:00 PM

Depth Charts

Skill Players
PosRoleName
QB1Ryan Lindley
2Phillip Sims
3Josh Freeman
4Bryan Bennett
5Seth Lobato
6Ryan Williams
7Tim Tebow
8G.J. Kinne
9Sean Renfree
10Johnny Manziel
11Garrett Gilbert
12Dustin Vaughan
13Cody Fajardo
14Shane Carden
15Griffin Neal
16Josh Woodrum
17Max Wittek
18R.J. Archer
19Matt Blanchard
20Dan LeFevour
21Pat Devlin
22Jerry Lovelocke
23Chase Rettig
24Chandler Harnish
25Jake Waters
26Dalyn Williams
RB1Joseph Randle
2Zurlon Tipton
3Toby Gerhart
4Alonzo Harris
5LaMichael James
6Joique Bell
7Anthony Dixon
8Zac Stacy
9Josh Harris
10Don Jackson
11Gus Johnson
12Ross Scheuerman
13Kenneth Harper
14Jawon Chisholm
15Storm Johnson
16Jerome Smith
17LaVance Taylor
18Keshawn Hill
19Karlos Williams
20Senorise Perry
21Michael Dyer
22Jeremy Stewart
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1Erik Lorig
2Emil Igwenagu
3Jorvorskie Lane
4James Casey
5Darrel Young
6Henry Hynoski
7Joe Don Duncan
8Ryan Mueller
9Derrick Coleman
10Patrick Skov
11Soma Vainuku
12Jordan Campbell
13Trey Millard
14Brad Smelley
15John Conner
16Zach Boren
17Kiero Small
18J.C. Copeland
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Jerome Simpson
4Tyler Davis
5Hakeem Nicks
6Miles Austin
7Dwayne Bowe
8Preston Parker
9Kris Durham
10Kyle Prater
11Josh Morgan
12Jacoby Ford
13Joshua Stangby
14Zach D'Orazio
15Kenzel Doe
16Nate Washington
17T.J. Graham
18Damaris Johnson
19Damian Williams
20Robert Herron
21Solomon Patton
22Ricky Collins
23Reggie Dunn
24Armon Binns
25Carlton Mitchell
26Hunter Sharp
27Tevin Reese
28Issac Blakeney
29Nick Harwell
30Jeff Beathard
31Jordan Leslie
32Tyler McDonald
33Ezell Ruffin
34DaVaris Daniels
35Josh Harper
36Tyler Murphy
37Marquez Clark
38Travis Labhart
39Donatella Luckett
40Lance Lewis
41Joseph Anderson
42Josh Stewart
43L'Damian Washington
44David Porter
WR21Brian Hartline
2Roddy White
3Riley Cooper
4Ace Sanders
5Chris Givens
6Marcus Thigpen
7Denarius Moore
8Devin Hester
9Jacoby Jones
10Joe Morgan
11Austin Pettis
12Ryan Broyles
13A.J. Jenkins
14Emory Blake
15Matt Hazel
16Onterio McCalebb
17Tandon Doss
18Mike Brown
19Andre Debose
20Mike Williams
21Devante Davis
22Devon Wylie
23Jimmie Hunt
24Brandon Shippen
25Valdez Showers
26Milton Williams III
27Michael Preston
28Phil Bates
29Daniel Rodriguez
30A.J. Cruz
31James Butler
32Ryan Lankford
33Isiah Ferguson
34Marcus Harris
35Clyde Gates
36Tom Nelson
37Leonard Hankerson
38Paul Browning
39Austin Willis
40Saalim Hakim
41Juron Criner
42Stephen Hill
43Titus Davis
44Andre Davis
45Demetrius Wilson
46Josh Reese
47DiAndre Campbell
48Trevor Harman
49David Glidden
50Kieran Duncan
51Jarvis Turner
52Trindon Holliday
53Chris King
54Christion Jones
55Levi Norwood
56Ed Williams
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
3Chris Givens
TE1Owen Daniels
2Craig Stevens
3Scott Chandler
4Dante Rosario
5Matt Spaeth
6Kyle Miller
7Chase Ford
8Michael Cooper
9Mickey Shuler
10Beau Gardner
11Mike McFarland
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14D.J. Williams
15Nick Kasa
16Chase Dixon
17Richard Gordon
18David Paulson
19Steve Maneri
20Cameron Clear
21Kevin Greene
22Brandon Barden
23Gerell Robinson
24Jack Tabb
25Dan Light
26Jordan Thompson
27Arthur Lynch
28Ryan Taylor
29Brett Brackett
30Michael Egnew
31Adrien Robinson
32Jake Murphy
33Rory Anderson
34Jay Rome
35Braxton Deaver
LT1Pierce Burton
2Eugene Monroe
3Charles Brown
4Cameron Bradfield
5Tyson Chandler
6Will Beatty
7Micah Hatchie
8Jason Fox
9David Hedelin
10Taylor Fallin
11Jake Long
12Vinston Painter
13Cody Booth
14David Foucault
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Antoine Everett
3Edawn Coughman
4Martin Wallace
5Ben Heenan
6Jesse Davis
7Al Bond
8Lene Maiava
9Matthew Masifilo
10Isiah Cage
11Adrian Bellard
12Tanner Hawkinson
13Darren Keyton
C1Manuel Ramirez
2Sam Brenner
3Julian Vandervelde
4Braxston Cave
5Trevor Robinson
6James Stone
7Reese Dismukes
8Kyle Friend
9Brian De La Puente
10Ian Silberman
11Ben Clarke
12Quinton Schooley
RG1Todd Herremans
2Louis Vasquez
3Garrett Gilkey
4Nick Becton
5Paul Fanaika
6Jared Smith
7Leon Brown
8Ryker Mathews
9Donovan Williams
10Adam Replogle
11Malcolm Bunche
12Matt Rotheram
13Blake Muir
14Jarvis Harrison
15Mike McQueen
RT1Kevin Graf
2Erik Pears
3Tayo Fabuluje
4Adrian Bellard
5John Kling
6Patrick Miller
7Kona Schwenke
8Zeth Ramsay
9Lamar Holmes
K1Josh Scobee
2Shaun Suisham
3Brandon Bogotay
4Kyle Brindza
5Brad Craddock
6Mike Meyer
7Andrew Furney
8Justin Manton
9Ross Martin
10Corey Acosta
11Marshall Morgan
12Carey Spear
13Billy Cundiff
14Jaden Oberkrom
15Nick Rose
16Marshall Koehn
17John Lunsford
18Jonathan Brown
19Tom Obarski
20Ty Long