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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 15 players

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 9:40 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced that they have released 15 players Monday to get down to the 75-man roster limit.

Wallace's return would reunite 'two-headed monster'

Posted Aug. 26, 2012 @ 1:38 p.m. ET
Steelers WR Mike Wallace's return not only would help fellow WR Antonio Brown but the club's overall offense.

Steelers first-round pick DeCastro carted off field

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 9:07 p.m. ET
Rookie OG David DeCastro was carted off the field after hurting his right knee early into Pittsburgh's game against the Bills on Saturday night.

Everest: 'Professional differences' reason Steelers fired him

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Steelers special-teams coach Al Everest told PFW Friday morning that he was let go because of "professional differences" with the club.

Report: Steelers part ways with special-teams coach Everest

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers parted ways with special-teams coach Al Everest, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report, sign tender

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
WR Mike Wallace will report to the Steelers over the weekend and sign his one-year tender, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Report: Steelers waive Clay with settlement

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 10:18 a.m. ET
The Steelers have waived RB John Clay with an injury settlement, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Tuesday.

Colts lose three to injury vs. Steelers

Posted Aug. 19, 2012 @ 9:26 p.m. ET
Three Colts players — DL Cory Redding, OLB Robert Mathis and WR Austin Collie — left Sunday night's game at Pittsburgh with injuries.

Rodgers-Cromartie fined $21K for hit on Leftwich

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been fined $21,000 for his unnecessary-roughness penalty committed last Thursday against the Steelers.

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers OLB Harrison undergoes knee scope

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 3:53 p.m. ET
Steelers LB James Harrison underwent a knee scope on Wednesday morning, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

Falcons among narrow Week One favorites

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 2:34 p.m. ET
PFW's Mike Wilkening offers his take on four Week One games where linemakers have separated a pair of teams by less than three points.

Report: Steelers OLT Starks activated from PUP

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 9:36 a.m. ET
Steelers OLT Max Starks has been removed from the PUP list, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reported Tuesday.

Steelers sign TE Peelle

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Monday that they have signed veteran free-agent TE Justin Peelle to a one-year deal.

DeCastro's Steelers debut solid, Adams struggles

Posted Aug. 10, 2012 @ 3:09 p.m. ET
Steelers ORG David DeCastro played well in his professional debut, and OLT Mike Adams struggled and got hurt, but both showed promise.

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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