Found October 14, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
I have received a few emails and tweets today wondering what the cost of cutting rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta'amu following his early Sunday morning arrest by Pittsburgh police. Ta'amu signed a four year, $2,565,312 contract after being drafted in the fourth round by the Steelers and that deal included a a $433,312 signing bonus. The base salary for Ta'amu in 2012 is $390,000 and he has received 6 weeks of that. Cap wise in 2012 he counts $498,328, should he stick the whole season, which is his base salary plus is amortized signing bonus. Should the Steelers release him next week, the Read more [...]

Steelers Lack Of Discipline Now Shows Up Off The Field With Arrest Of Ta’amu Sunday Morning

On the field this season the Pittsburgh Steelers have been an undisciplined team and it appears that one member of their 2012 rookie class is undisciplined off the field as well as fourth round draft pick Alameda Ta'aum was arrested by the Pittsburgh police early Sunday morning and charged with several felonies. The Washington product reportedly hit four cars while driving the...

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Steelers Alameda Ta’amu arrested for DUI, assault (police report attached)

Watching the Steelers this season has been a combination of the Keystone Cops and the Poseidon Adventure. As dramatic as that sounds I’m not sure how else to put it. As if things couldn’t get any worse, and I hesitate on saying that, now we get word that rookie NT Alameda Ta’amu was involved in a police incident during the overnight hours and was charged with DUI, Resisting...

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The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Titans Wrap Up, Injury Talk & Ta’amu Situation Episode

Season 3, Episode 29 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start by looking at the Pittsburgh Steelers injury situation on Monday as it relates to both Maurkice Pouncey and Marcus Gilbert, who will likely to be sidelined Sunday night for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals. Will the team have to make a roster move as a result, and if so, who gets released...

Drunk, 350 pound Steelers Alameda Ta'amu thought removing his shirt would leave him incognito

Pittsburgh Steelers NT Alameda Ta'amu hit five cars, injured one woman, ran his car at a cop -- all before ripping off his shirt like a drunken Hulk Hogan in an attempt to flee from local cops early... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie defensive lineman Alameda Ta'amu was arrested Sunday morning for allegedly trying to flee the police in a chase in which many vehicles were damaged. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, citing an emergency dispatch supervisor, reported Ta'amu faces more than a dozen felony and misdemeanor charges. Ta'amu, 22, the 109th overall pick in the fourth...

Pittsburgh Steelers Rookie Faces Felony Charges Following Police Chase

A rookie on the Pittsburgh Steelers is facing a series of felony and misdemeanor charges.According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the 2012 fourth-round draft pick, defensive lineman Alameda Ta'amu, was stopped by police at around 2:30 a.m. early Sunday morning.A police dispatch supervisor says that the reason why Ta'amu was stop was due to his vehicle moving reckless...

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