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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

Roethlisberger back at Steelers' practice

Posted June 01, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger returned to the Steelers' practice field Tuesday morning for the first time since being suspended by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Goodell clears Roethlisberger to rejoin Steelers

Posted May 27, 2010 @ 7:19 p.m. ET
The NFL announced Thursday that commissioner Roger Goodell has decided to allow Ben Roethlisberger to return to team activities with the Steelers in time for next week's voluntary OTAs.

Steelers DE Hood striving to improve

Posted May 20, 2010 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
As a rookie, Ziggy Hood made the transition from a defensive tackle in Missouri's defensive scheme to defensive end in the Steelers' 3-4 front. The early steps of that adjustment behind him, he wants to translate his knowledge to ...

The Big Ben hangover

Posted May 18, 2010 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
A magazine article about Ben Roethlisberger and the attitudes of Pittsburgh residents toward him prompted Tom Danyluk to examine how the Steelers are handling the situation.

Steelers place WR Sweed on I.R.

Posted May 11, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed WR Limas Sweed on injured reserve on Tuesday. Sweed, a third-year pro from Texas, ruptured his left Achilles tendon on May 2.

Steelers WR Sweed undergoes Achilles surgery

Posted May 04, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Limas Sweed underwent surgery on his left Achilles tendon Monday, the team confirmed to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. However, it did not disclose whether the tendon was torn or ruptured, and it provided no estimate on how long he ...

Steelers' Sweed injures Achilles

Posted May 02, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Limas Sweed injured his Achilles tendon Sunday in the final day of a weekend minicamp, and his status will be determined in the next few days.

McFadden's return gives Steelers another CB option

Posted April 29, 2010 @ 12:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers' reacquisition of Bryant McFadden a little more than a year after he departed in free agency signals there will be greater competition at cornerback and perhaps a change at one of the starting spots after the pass defense ...

Cutting Roethlisberger would be fitting move

Posted April 27, 2010 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger deserves the punishment he has received, and more, writes PFW's Hub Arkush, who praises NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for his tough stance on the issue.

Roethlisberger vows to make 'improvements' after suspension

Posted April 26, 2010 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday that he is "accountable for the consequences of my actions" and will not appeal the six-game suspension handed down by the NFL last week for violating its personal-conduct policy. 

2010 draft choices by team: Steelers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
Here are the players who were chosen by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 NFL draft.

Steelers acquire CB McFadden from Cardinals

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired CB Bryant McFadden from the Cardinals for a fifth-round pick on Saturday. McFadden played for Pittsburgh, which received a sixth-round selection from Arizona in the deal, from 2005-08.

Leftwich solid insurance policy for Steelers

Posted April 24, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers' acquisition of QB Byron Leftwich protects the club in a couple of ways.

Steelers improve depth on solid Day Two

Posted April 23, 2010 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
In a nod to a couple of key needs, the Steelers added OLB Jason Worilds in Round Two and WR Emmanuel Sanders in Round Three.

Pouncey fills need for Steelers

Posted April 22, 2010 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
The Steelers improved their offensive line with the selection of strong, athletic C Maurkice Pouncey

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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