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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 reach breaking point with Holmes

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Apparently tired of WR Santonio Holmes' off-field problems, the Steelers took drastic action, trading him to the Jets for a fifth-round pick.

Steelers QB Roethlisberger will not be charged

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:45 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.

Holmes receives four-game suspension

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
The league confirmed reports that WR Santonio Holmes will be suspended for the first four regular-season games in 2010.

Jets acquire WR Holmes from Steelers

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 1:47 a.m. ET
The Jets have acquired WR Santonio Holmes from the Steelers for a fifth-round pick in next week's draft, Jets owner Woody Johnson confirmed Monday, just as the NFL announced a four-game suspension for Holmes.

Report: District attorney won't file charges against Roethlisberger

Posted April 11, 2010 @ 12:44 a.m. ET
ESPN is reporting that a Georgia district attorney has decided not to file charges against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in a sexual assault case involving a 20-year-old college student.

Man takes responsibility in case involving Steelers' Holmes

Posted April 10, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m. ET
A man has taken responsibility for throwing a glass at a woman in an Orlando, Fla., nightclub, according to the attorney for Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, who was originally charged in the case.

Police reopen assault case against Holmes

Posted April 03, 2010 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
Orlando, Fla., police have reopened an assault case involving Steelers WR Santonio Holmes, stemming from an incident at an Orlando nightclub March 7.

Will off-field issues cost Roethlisberger games?

Posted April 02, 2010 @ 8:52 a.m. ET
Questions are being raised about whether Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will miss any games this season because of his off-field issues.

Steelers bolster QB depth, re-sign Batch

Posted March 26, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed reserve QB Charlie Batch to a two-year contract on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

Goodell will meet with Roethlisberger

Posted March 22, 2010 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, speaking at the owners' meetings in Orlando, Fla., on Monday, said he will meet with Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger at the "appropriate time" regarding sexual-assault allegations levied against Pittsburgh's starting quarterback, according to multiple media ...

Tomlin: 'Highly concerned' about Roethlisberger

Posted March 21, 2010 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin told the NFL Network he's worried about his quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, facing sexual-assault allegations but is reserving judgment for now.

Foote signing could pay dividends for Steelers

Posted March 19, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
The Steelers significantly improved their LB depth when they re-signed Larry Foote to a three-year deal on March 15.

Steelers sign LB Foote

Posted March 15, 2010 @ 12:03 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed LB Larry Foote on Monday, according to NFL.com. Foote, a key part of two Super Bowl-winning defenses for Pittsburgh, signed a three-year, $9.3 million deal with a $1.8 million singing bonus, according to the ...

Signings of Battle, Randle El could spell trouble for Sweed

Posted March 11, 2010 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Steelers strengthened their WR depth in the early stages of free agency, signing 49ers WR Arnaz Battle and ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El on March 8. The signings call into question where, or whether, third-year WR Limas Sweed fits ...

Reports: Steelers re-sign Clark, bring back Randle El

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
The Steelers have re-signed FS Ryan Clark to a four-year contract, National Football Post and Fox 31 in Denver reported Monday. Also, ex-Redskins WR Antwaan Randle El will return for a second stint in Pittsburgh, agreeing to a three-year deal ...

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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