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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 release 10 players

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
Veteran TE Sean McHugh was one of 10 players released by the Steelers on Friday.

Reports: Steelers QB Leftwich suffers MCL injury, out 2-4 weeks

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Byron Leftwich suffered a left knee injury in the second quarter of Pittsburgh's preseason game against Carolina Thursday night. Reports indicate the injury is a sprain of the MCL and he will be out for 2-4 weeks.

Big Ben's suspension reduced to four games

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell Friday and his six-game suspension to start the season has been reduced to four.

Report: Roethlisberger will ask for suspension to be cut in half

Posted Sept. 02, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and his team of lawyers are meeting NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Friday and Big Ben is expected to ask for his suspension of six games to be reduced to three.

Burress denied work release

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 6:33 p.m. ET
Former NFL WR Plaxico Burress has been denied work release and will have to serve his full prison term, according to the Associated Press.

Steelers release veteran OLB Frazier

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Steelers cut their roster down to 75 on Tuesday, including the release of OLB Andre Frazier, who had been on injured reserve with a knee injury.

Report: Roethlisberger, Goodell to meet Friday

Posted Aug. 30, 2010 @ 8:29 p.m. ET
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed during the Broncos' 34-17 win over the Steelers on Sunday night that commissioner Roger Goodell and Ben Roethlisberger will meet soon. The NFL Network is reporting that the meeting will take place Friday, after the ...

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.

Searching for QB help next year?

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 3:19 p.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm identifies the teams that are most likely to seek QB help before the 2011 season begins a year from now.

Average value of NFL teams decreases

Posted Aug. 26, 2010 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
In Forbes magazine's annual ranking of NFL team values released Wednesday, the average value for NFL teams fell two percent.

Don't forget about underrated Ward

Posted Aug. 24, 2010 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
There are several reasons why Hines Ward is probably one of the safer picks in all of fantasy football this season.

Steelers' Pouncey vying to start as rookie

Posted Aug. 19, 2010 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
First-round pick Maurkice Pouncey, once considered to be as more likely to start at right guard than at center as a rookie, has started to receive more work as the first-team center.

Reports: Roethlisberger to play Saturday

Posted Aug. 17, 2010 @ 6:45 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will make his preseason debut at the Giants on Saturday night, according to multiple media outlets.

Steelers' Lewis looking good at corner

Posted Aug. 16, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
Steelers second-year CB Keenan Lewis has impressed in training camp, according to "AFC Whispers," but he had mixed success against Lions WR Calvin Johnson the opening preseason game.

Steelers' Battle learns yet another new offense

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Arnaz Battle may be playing for just his second team in eight NFL seasons, but he is accustomed to change. Battle, who signed with Pittsburgh in March after seven years in San Francisco, has played for eight different ...

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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