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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

What's Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh?

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
With the questions about how the NFL would discipline Ben Roethlisberger having been cleared up, it's time now to ponder his future in Pittsburgh.

NFL suspends Roethlisberger for six games

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating its personal-conduct policy, the league announced Wednesday.

Report: Steelers acquire Leftwich

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich for a 2010 seventh-round pick on Tuesday, ESPN.com reported.

Steelers P Sepulveda signs tender

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Steelers RFA P Daniel Sepulveda signed Pittsburgh's one-year tender offer on Monday, the club announced.

Goodell: No set 'timetable' for Roethlisberger decision

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that there was no set schedule for when he would announce a decision on discipline for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Files in Roethlisberger investigation made public

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation made public files related to its investigation of a sexual-assault allegation against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday. Roethlisberger was not criminally charged in connection with the alleged assault.

Steelers re-sign Colon, two other RFAs

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed three restricted free agents — ORT Willie Colon, CB William Gay and TE Matt Spaeth — to one-year contracts on Friday.

Steelers 'prepared to take disciplinary action' against Roethlisberger

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers are "prepared to take disciplinary action" against QB Ben Roethlisberger in the wake of him being investigated and ultimately cleared by Georgia authorities of criminal charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault in March, team president Art ...

Rooney to provide Roethlisberger update

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II will hold a news conference to "provide an update on the Ben Roethlisberger matter" at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday, the club announced.

If Roethlisberger available, who'd be interested?

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
If the Steelers are willing to deal QB Ben Roethlisberger, which teams would be interested? PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look.

Goodell will rule on Roethlisberger soon

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll make a ruling soon on whether or not to punish Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for his off-field legal problems.

Steelers PK Reed signs franchise tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Steelers PK Jeff Reed signed his one-year, $2.814 million tender on Tuesday. The Steelers designated him their franchise player in February.

Charges dismissed against Steelers PK Reed

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness charges were dismissed against Steelers PK Jeff Reed on Monday, according to multiple published reports.

Roethlisberger makes first public comments

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
In his first public comments since Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced charges would not be brought against him in connection with a sexual assault allegation levied in March, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday he was ...

Focus turns to whether NFL, Steelers will discipline Roethlisberger

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday. However, whether Roethlisberger will face NFL and/or team discipline remains to be seen.

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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