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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

Steelers QB Roethlisberger to start Sunday

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
QB Ben Roethlisberger will start on Sunday against the Chargers, head coach Mike Tomlin announced.

Steelers CB Taylor out at least two weeks

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that CB Ike Taylor has a right ankle fracture and will be out at least two weeks.

AFC North Spin cycle: Steelers finish with a flourish

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Don't forget about the Steelers. And don't pencil the Ravens in as AFC North champions just yet.

Batch, Suisham lead Steelers past Ravens

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Shaun Suisham kicked a 42-yard field goal as time expired to give the Steelers a 23-20 victory over the Ravens on Sunday.

Steelers' Dwyer gets his shot

Posted Dec. 01, 2012 @ 1:15 p.m. ET
The Steelers are giving Jonathan Dwyer an opportunity to be their featured back. We take a closer look at Pittsburgh's RB situation. 

Steelers rule Roethlisberger out for Sunday

Posted Nov. 30, 2012 @ 4:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers officially ruled QB Ben Roethlisberger (shoulder) out for Sunday’s game against the Ravens. 

Steelers activate DeCastro, place Gilbert on I.R.

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 6:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed OT Marcus Gilbert on injured reserve and activated first-round pick OG David DeCastro.

AFC North Spin cycle: It's the Ravens' race to lose

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers are falling fast. The Bengals are surging. Both, however, are still well back in the Ravens' rear-view mirror.

Browns force eight turnovers in win over Steelers

Posted Nov. 25, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Browns handed their hated rivals a potentially devastating loss, 20-14 over the stumbling Steelers on Sunday.

Burress' size could help him fill role for Steelers

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
Injuries have chipped away at the Steelers' strong WR depth, leaving them to look to their past for a solution.

Steelers S Polamalu has first practice in seven weeks

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:34 p.m. ET
For the first time in seven weeks, Troy Polamalu was on the practice field with the Steelers.

Handicappers can't dismiss banged-up Steelers

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening says the Steelers have proven they can play effectively without QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Steelers add veterans Burress, Hoyer

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 1:50 p.m. ET
With their offense banged up, the Steelers signed WR Plaxico Burress and former Patriots QB Brian Hoyer, according to multiple reports.

Report: Leftwich fractured two ribs, likely out for Week 12

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich fractured two ribs in Sunday night’s loss to the Ravens and is unlikely to start in Week 12, according to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen.

Packers, Steelers positioning for stretch run

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
Playmaking quarterbacks and restored health could carry two of the NFL's most storied franchises in January.

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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