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Matt Spaeth

Matt Spaeth - #87 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 7"/ 260 lbs.
Birthday 11/24/1983
Birthplace Albertville, MN
College Minnesota
Years played 7
Drafted 2007, 3rd round, 13th 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.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 18, 2013
The Steelers signed the free agent tight end on Monday, reuniting Spaeth with the club that selected him in the third round of the 2007 NFL Draft.||||||| The 29-year-old Spaeth spent his first four seasons with the Steelers before moving on to Chicago, where he caught just 13 passes for 78 yards and three touchdowns in 31 games.
Posted March 13, 2013
The Bears terminated Spaeth's contract.||||||| Spaeth appeared in 91 games, including 56 starts, in six NFL seasons with Pittsburgh (2007-10) and Chicago (2011-12). He has 49 catches for 353 yards and eight touchdowns in his career.
Posted July 28, 2011
NFL Network reported Thursday that the Chicago Bears have agreed to a contract with Pittsburgh Steelers free agent tight end Matt Spaeth. He would replace Brandon Manumaleuna, who was released.||||||| The 6-foot-7, 270-pound Spaeth is cut from a similar mold as Manumaleuna. He's known more for his blocking, an area where the Bears could use help. Spaeth has never caught more than 17 passes in a season and had nine receptions for 80 yards in 14 games last year - his fourth with the Steelers. His agent, Neil Cornrich, did not return messages seeking comment.
Posted April 16, 2010
Spaeth signed a one-year tender with the Steelers on Friday.||||||| Spaeth will enter his fourth year with the Steelers after being drafted in the third round in 2007 out of Minnesota. He has 27 receptions for 195 yards and four touchdowns.
Posted Oct. 02, 2007
Spaeth, who has missed two games with a bruised quadriceps, is expected back Sunday against Seattle.||||||| The rookie tight end caught three passes for 15 yards and two touchdowns in two games before the injury.

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