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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

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
Although Ben Roethlisberger's 2010 debut is still two weeks away, Pat Fitzmaurice examines the fantasy implications of his return for Big Ben and his skill-position teammates.

Steelers QB Batch will start Week Four

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
After a win in his first start since 2007, Charlie Batch will start at QB again in the Steelers' Week Four game against the Ravens.

Batch's deep throws spark Steelers' offense

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 6:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers' fourth starting quarterback since the preseason, Charlie Batch helped spark a punchless Pittsburgh offense with with three TD passes in the Steelers' 38-13 win at Tampa Bay Sunday. 

Steelers NT Hoke sprains MCL

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Steelers backup NT Chris Hoke sprained the MCL in his right knee in Sunday's 38-13 victory over the Buccaneers. He will miss at least two weeks.

Steelers win battle of unbeatens vs. Bucs

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Charlie Batch threw for 186 yards and two long touchdowns to Mike Wallace in the 35-year-old quarterback's first start in nearly three years, helping the Steelers remain unbeaten with a 38-13 rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Steelers' O-line tested early in season

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 6:40 p.m. ET
As unsettled as the Steelers' QB situation has been to begin this season, their offensive line has also endured some changes early in the campaign.

Steelers OG Essex out, OLT Starks returns

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
The Steelers lose a starter on the offensive line but get their left tackle back for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Bucs fail to sell out game vs. Steelers

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers were not able to sell out their home game for already the second time and Sunday's game against the Steelers will be blacked out on local television.

Steelers QB Batch on starting: 'It feels good'

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 11:02 a.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin named Charlie Batch his starting quarterback on Wednesday. Sunday's game at Tampa Bay will be Batch's first start since Dec. 30, 2007.

NFL fines Steelers LB Harrison

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:10 a.m. ET
The NFL fined LB James Harrison $5,000 for his hit on Titans QB Vince Young in the Steelers' Week Two victory.

Defense leads way for Steelers

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense has saved the day as Pittsburgh tries to slug its way through a four-game stretch without QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Bucs’ Jackson suspended indefinitely without pay

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers have been dealt a major blow with news that FS Tanard Jackson will be suspended indefinitely without pay for violating the NFL’s substance-abuse policy.

Poll respondents predict Ravens to win AFC

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 11:31 p.m. ET
The Pro Football Weekly readers have weighed in, and Baltimore will represent the AFC in Super Bowl XLV, according to a recently completed poll of readers.  

Report: Steelers QB Dixon has torn meniscus

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 5:43 p.m. ET
Pro Football Talk is reporting that Steelers QB Dennis Dixon has a tear in the lateral meniscus of his left knee. Dixon suffered the injury in Sunday's win over the Titans.

Steelers re-sign QB Leftiwch

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed QB Byron Leftwich to their active roster Monday after releasing the veteran on Saturday.

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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