Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/16/12
The Pittsburgh Steelers suspended rookie defensive lineman Alameda Ta’amu and announced Tuesday that safety Troy Polamalu will miss Sunday night's game against Cincinnati with a calf injury. Ta'amu's suspension is effective through the Steelers' upcoming games against the Bengals and the Washington Redskins. He will not be paid or be able to practice or attend team meetings during that period. Ta'amu was charged with drunken driving and attempting to elude police early Sunday morning during a car chase. He hit several vehicles while the police were in pursuit. The incident resulted in five felony charges, including aggravated assault, and 10 total charges against Ta'amu. Polamalu, a 10-year veteran, has played in only two games this season.
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