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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

Jets CB Revis cleared to run, lift weights

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was cleared to run and lift weights, but not for contact in Wednesday’s practice.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Manning leads Broncos to win in his return

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame Pittsburgh's 10-minute advantage in time of possession and helped the Broncos beat the Steelers 31-19 in his Denver debut.

Key matchup: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Saturday's key matchup, we revisit a one-on-one battle that played a key role in Denver beating Pittsburgh in last season's wild-card round.

Mendenhall practicing, Dwyer improving for Steelers

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Steelers enter the 2012 season with a few durability concerns in the backfield, but they don't appear as great as they could be.

Steelers OLB Harrison misses practice again

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison did not practice Friday, making it unlikely he will play in the season opener at Denver Sunday.

Steelers place OG DeCastro on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed rookie OG David DeCastro on the injured reserve “designated for return” list on Friday, the team announced.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Steelers name Roethlisberger, Keisel as captains

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Steelers named two captains on Monday, QB Ben Roethlisberger and DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers trim roster to 53

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers became the first team to reduce its roster to 53 players, and they placed LB Sean Spence on injured reserve. 

Steelers LB Spence suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
Steelers rookie LB Sean Spence suffered a significant knee injury in Friday night’s preseason finale, head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed.

Wallace signs tender; Steelers activate Harrison, Worilds

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced that WR Mike Wallace signed his free-agent tender and LBs James Harrison and Jason Worilds were activated from the PUP list.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report to team Tuesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:49 p.m. ET

Steelers claim RB Harris off waivers

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers claimed RB DuJuan Harris off waivers from the Jaguars on Monday.

DeCastro to have surgery Wednesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Steelers first-round rookie ORG David DeCastro's injured right knee will be surgically repaired on Wednesday.

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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