Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 10/16/12
If there’s one thing that the Rooney’s do not tolerate above all else, it’s dumb decisions that tarnish the reputation of their team in Pittsburgh. As rookie NT Alameda Ta’amu found out today, there is no substitute for good, sound, judgment and the penalties for a lack thereof are not to be taken lightly.Many felt, myself included, that Ta’amu’s days in Pittsburgh were numbered following his arrest over the weekend on, among other charges, felony DUI and assault. Personally I’m still not convinced he’s a lock to finish out the season or be on the roster in 2013; if the need for a roster spot arises he’s at the top of the list to turn in his playbook. For now he’s only getting a 2 week suspension, without pay, and a ban from the team facilities in Pittsburgh.ESPN reported the following on Tuesday:Coach Mike Tomlin says Ta’amu will not be welcome at the team’s facilities during the suspension, which is without pay. The 22-year-old fourth-round draft pick was arrested early Sunday morning
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