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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

Mendenhall's potential intrigues fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Experience and circumstance could lead to a productive season for Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

Steelers waive Harris, add Cromartie-Smith

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed S Tuff Harris on the Waived/Injured List with a shoulder injury on Sunday and added rookie free-agent S Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith to their training-camp roster.

Consistency was LeBeau's calling card

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Early in his playing career, Dick LeBeau was told that "less than one percent of one percent" of NFL players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he joins that very short list of players enshrined in Canton ...

Steelers agree with C-OG Pouncey

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract  Friday, the club announced.

Steelers sign second-rounder Worilds

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signing of LB Jason Worilds, their second-round draft pick from the 2010 draft, on Friday. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.

Steelers no strangers to stability

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:21 a.m. ET
Organizational stability is a Steelers hallmark, and the contract extensions the club gave to head coach Mike Tomlin and director of football operations Kevin Colbert in July ensures that for at least the next couple of seasons.

Reports: Steelers agree with OT Adams

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed with OT Flozell Adams on a two-year contract, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

Steelers sign Colbert to five-year extension

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers have signed director of football operations Kevin Colbert to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Kaye Cowher dies of skin cancer

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Kaye Cowher, the wife of CBS NFL analyst and ex-Steelers coach Bill Cowher, died Friday of skin cancer. She was 54. She died in Raleigh, N.C., where the family has lived since 2006.

Steelers extend Tomlin's contract through 2012

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Friday that they had extended head coach Mike Tomlin's contract through the 2012 season. The contract contains an option year for 2013.

Steelers sign OL Jones, place Colon on I.R.

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT-OG Adrian Jones on Wednesday and placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Steelers OT Hills trying to earn expanded role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Steelers begin training camp on July 30, third-year OT Tony Hills will set out to prove his extended apprenticeship merits him playing time

AFC North fantasy sleepers

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
As you look for late-round draft-day steals, here's one sleeper to watch from each of the AFC North teams, including Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

Report: Steelers agree with Tomlin on three-year extension

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin have agreed on a three-year contract extension, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Tuesday.

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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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