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Why He Fits With The Colts: Paea was one of the top DT's on many analysts big boards after a strong performance at the Senior Bowl, but knee surgery has left it questionable as to whether he will be fully healthy come draft day.
That surgery may be good news for the Colts, who now may be able to scoop him up in the second round (although many scouts still have him as a first-round talent).
Scouting Report: The Colts always seem to need help stopping the run (they surrendered 127 yards per game on the ground last season, eighth worst in the NFL), and Paea has the size (6'1", 303 lbs.) to help.
He also has immense strength, setting a combine record for reps on the bench press.
He faced double teams throughout college, so he's exactly the type of DT the Colts need: One who can occupy space and blockers in the middle and allow for the linebackers and safeties to come up and make plays.
Prediction: He could be a possibility in the first round, but if still available in the second, expect the Colts to take him.