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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

What's Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh?

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
With the questions about how the NFL would discipline Ben Roethlisberger having been cleared up, it's time now to ponder his future in Pittsburgh.

NFL suspends Roethlisberger for six games

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating its personal-conduct policy, the league announced Wednesday.

Report: Steelers acquire Leftwich

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich for a 2010 seventh-round pick on Tuesday, ESPN.com reported.

Steelers P Sepulveda signs tender

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Steelers RFA P Daniel Sepulveda signed Pittsburgh's one-year tender offer on Monday, the club announced.

Goodell: No set 'timetable' for Roethlisberger decision

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that there was no set schedule for when he would announce a decision on discipline for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Files in Roethlisberger investigation made public

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation made public files related to its investigation of a sexual-assault allegation against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday. Roethlisberger was not criminally charged in connection with the alleged assault.

Steelers re-sign Colon, two other RFAs

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed three restricted free agents — ORT Willie Colon, CB William Gay and TE Matt Spaeth — to one-year contracts on Friday.

Steelers 'prepared to take disciplinary action' against Roethlisberger

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers are "prepared to take disciplinary action" against QB Ben Roethlisberger in the wake of him being investigated and ultimately cleared by Georgia authorities of criminal charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault in March, team president Art ...

Rooney to provide Roethlisberger update

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II will hold a news conference to "provide an update on the Ben Roethlisberger matter" at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday, the club announced.

If Roethlisberger available, who'd be interested?

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
If the Steelers are willing to deal QB Ben Roethlisberger, which teams would be interested? PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look.

Goodell will rule on Roethlisberger soon

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll make a ruling soon on whether or not to punish Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for his off-field legal problems.

Steelers PK Reed signs franchise tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Steelers PK Jeff Reed signed his one-year, $2.814 million tender on Tuesday. The Steelers designated him their franchise player in February.

Charges dismissed against Steelers PK Reed

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness charges were dismissed against Steelers PK Jeff Reed on Monday, according to multiple published reports.

Roethlisberger makes first public comments

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
In his first public comments since Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced charges would not be brought against him in connection with a sexual assault allegation levied in March, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday he was ...

Focus turns to whether NFL, Steelers will discipline Roethlisberger

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday. However, whether Roethlisberger will face NFL and/or team discipline remains to be seen.

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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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