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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

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 12, 2010 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers WR Mike Wallace vs. Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Nov. 11, 2010 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Patriots QB Tom Brady vs. Steelers SS Troy Polamalu

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 6:16 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Patriots offensive line vs. Steelers linebackers

Steelers place OT Starks on injured reserve

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers have placed OT Max Starks on injured reserve, ending his season. Starks suffered a disc injury in his neck during the Monday-night win over the Bengals. He will undergo surgery, but the team expects him to recover in ...

AFC North midseason reports

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 9:08 a.m. ET
Rookie C Maurkice Pouncey has been the biggest surprise on a surprising Steelers team, as you'll learn in reading our midseason reports on the AFC North teams.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks could be done for season

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 8:02 p.m. ET
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Steelers starting OLT Max Starks has a serious neck injury and consulted with doctors late Tuesday to determine if surgery is required.

Tomlin not surprised by Browns' recent success

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
Asked at his Tuesday press conference why the Browns were able to put together as impressive a performance as they did in their 34-14 victory vs. New England on Sunday, Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Cleveland's recent success ...

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:14 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers:

They said it: Patriots Tuesday edition

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and director of player personnel Nick Caserio discussed Sunday night's upcoming game against the Steelers in Tuesday's conference call. All quotes are taken from transcripts provided by the Patriots.

Steelers preserve 27-21 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Mike Wallace caught a 39-yard TD pass from Antwaan Randle El off a trick play Monday night, and  Pittsburgh turned a fumble, a blocked punt and an interception into points before barely holding on for a 27-21 victory over Cincinnati.

Monday-night inactives

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 7:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers and Bengals have announced their inactives for Monday night's game.

Goodell: Active players will not help decide fines

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 3:51 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that active NFL players won't be deciding punishment for flagrant hits that merit fines.

Midseason headliners — for better or worse

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 4:28 a.m. ET
Josh Freeman's ability to stage fourth-quarter comebacks helps explain why the Buccaneers are PFW's choice as the most surprising team at the halfway point. Read on to discover our picks for best team, most disappointing team, league MVP ...

Saturday injury report for Steelers-Bengals

Posted Nov. 06, 2010 @ 11:26 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Nine Monday-night game, Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

Miller's numbers down, but role with Steelers still significant

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 9:31 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller's pass-catching production may be down, but he's still having a positive impact on the offense, the way we hear it.

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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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