The Steelers have suspended rookie defensive lineman Alameda Ta’amu for two weeks because of his Sunday morning arrest on the South Side that resulted in 15 charges, including felonies.
Mike Tomlin revealed the punishment at the start of his noon press conference. He said Ta’amu would not be paid and will not be permitted in the team’s facility during those two weeks.
"We deemed his actions to be detrimental to the our team," Tomlin said. "It’s a disturbing incident, one we take very seriously in our community."
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