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Alameda Ta'amu - #95 - NT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 348 lbs.
Birthday 08/23/1990
Birthplace Kent, WA
College Washington
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 4th round, 14th pick by Steelers

Dolphins land WR Wallace

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The worst-kept secret during free agency, that the Dolphins were hot on the trail of WR Mike Wallace, came to fruition at the open of free agency.

Steelers part ways with OLB Harrison

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers released four-time All-Pro and 2008 PFW/PFWA defensive player of the year James Harrison, the team announced Saturday.

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Steelers sign CB Gay

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Steelers brought back CB William Gay on Monday, the team announced. 

Steelers restructure Roethlisberger's contract

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Steelers and QB Ben Roethlisberger agreed to a restructured contract on Thursday, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported.

Steelers hire Bicknell Jr. as O-line coach

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. as their new offensive line coach, the team announced Tuesday.

Steelers' backfield could be blown up

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
After producing the fewest rushing yards in the past nine seasons, the Steelers' backfield could look dramatically different in 2013, the way we hear it.

Steelers waive RB Rainey

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 4 p.m. ET
Following his Thursday morning arrest, RB Chris Rainey was waived by the Steelers.

Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that they have given the Cardinals permission to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their vacant head-coaching position.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens rest, Browns start anew

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Bengals are playoff-bound — and pretty well-rested, all things considered. The Browns? They're making big changes. 

Roethlisberger throws three TDs in Steelers win

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Browns.

Steelers place WR Wallace on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed WR Mike Wallace on injured reserve on Saturday.

Steelers' Allen could have bright future

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
Steelers CB Cortez Allen has shown promise in his second NFL season. 

Steelers place Miller, Taylor, Batch on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers placed TE Heath Miller, CB Ike Taylor and RB Baron Batch on injured reserve on Wednesday.

Steelers TE Miller tears ACL

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller tore his ACL in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals and will require surgery. He also injured his MCL, and possibly his PCL.

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Posted April 04, 2013
Ta'amu has been sentenced to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to reckless endangerment, resisting arrest and drunken driving stemming from a series of crashes and a police chase.||||||| The Steelers released the 22-year-old draft pick a few weeks after he was arrested Oct. 14 but later re-signed him to the practice squad. Police say he crashed into several cars on the city's South Side, a neighborhood known for bars and nightclubs, then ran from officers who responded. A judge found Ta'amu not guilty Thursday of running from police after Ta'amu explained that he thought an officer in an unmarked car was an angry motorist chasing him.
Posted Nov. 12, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers have parted ways with troubled rookie Ta'amu and added wide receiver David Gilreath to the 53-man roster.||||||| Ta'amu was chosen by the Steelers in the fourth round of the NFL draft but has yet to play in a game. He was suspended two weeks without pay last month following a run-in with police in the city's South Side neighborhood that resulted in more than a dozen charges, including multiple felonies.
Posted Nov. 08, 2012
Ta'amu (tay-AH'-moo) apologized after a brief court appearance on charges related to an alleged drunken-driving rampage last month.||||||| The Steelers suspended him for two games immediately after his arrest. He's back on the roster, though he has yet to play this season.
Posted Oct. 16, 2012
The Steelers suspended Ta'amu two games without pay following his arrest over the weekend.||||||| Coach Mike Tomlin says Ta'amu will not be welcome at the team's facilities during the suspension, which is without pay. The 22-year-old fourth-round draft pick was arrested early Sunday morning by police after an incident on the city's South Side. Charges include felony fleeing police, aggravated assault and aggravated assault by vehicle, as well as misdemeanor accident causing damage, resisting arrest, escape and DUI.
Posted Oct. 14, 2012
Ta'amu of Kent, Wash., was driving a sport utility vehicle the wrong way on Pittsburgh's South Side at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday. Police say the 6-foot-3, 348-pound Ta'amu fled officers and crashed into four parked cars, injuring a woman, then tried to flee on foot before he was restrained. Charges against him include felony fleeing police, aggravated assault and aggravated assault by vehicle.||||||| Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert says team officials are "disappointed" but will await more information before commenting further. Ta'amu was drafted in the fourth round out of Washington. He has yet to play this season.

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