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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

Steelers release 10 players

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Sean McHugh was one of 10 players released by the Steelers on Friday.

Reports: Steelers QB Leftwich suffers MCL injury, out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's preseason game against Carolina Thursday night. Reports indicate the injury is a sprain of the MCL and he will be out for 2-4 weeks.

Big Ben's suspension reduced to four games

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Friday and his six-game suspension to start the season has been reduced to four.

Report: Roethlisberger will ask for suspension to be cut in half

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and his team of lawyers are meeting NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday and Big Ben is expected to ask for his suspension of six games to be reduced to three.

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Steelers release veteran OLB Frazier

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers cut their roster down to 75 on Tuesday, including the release of OLB Andre Frazier, who had been on injured reserve with a knee injury.

Report: Roethlisberger, Goodell to meet Friday

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed during the Broncos' 34-17 win over the Steelers on Sunday night that commissioner Roger Goodell and Ben Roethlisberger will meet soon. The NFL Network is reporting that the meeting will take place Friday, after the ...

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Don't forget about underrated Ward

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
There are several reasons why Hines Ward is probably one of the safer picks in all of fantasy football this season.

Steelers' Pouncey vying to start as rookie

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
First-round pick Maurkice Pouncey, once considered to be as more likely to start at right guard than at center as a rookie, has started to receive more work as the first-team center.

Reports: Roethlisberger to play Saturday

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will make his preseason debut at the Giants on Saturday night, according to multiple media outlets.

Steelers' Lewis looking good at corner

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Steelers second-year CB Keenan Lewis has impressed in training camp, according to "AFC Whispers," but he had mixed success against Lions WR Calvin Johnson the opening preseason game.

Steelers' Battle learns yet another new offense

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Arnaz Battle may be playing for just his second team in eight NFL seasons, but he is accustomed to change. Battle, who signed with Pittsburgh in March after seven years in San Francisco, has played for eight different ...

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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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