Steelers Suspend Alameda Ta\’amu For Two Games Without Pay

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin announced Tuesday during his Tuesday press conference that rookie nose tackle Alameda Ta\’amu will be suspended for two games without pay and he\’s been banned from facility during that time following his early Sunday morning arrest.

“We deemed his actions to be detrimental to our team,” said Tomlin. “It\’s a disturbing incident, one we take very seriously.”

Ta\’amu, the Steelers fourth round draft pick, faces four felony charges among 15 total charges for his alcohol related driving incident that included him hitting several cars early Sunday morning and trying to evade police.

Ta\’amu apologized to the team on Monday.

The Washington product has not been active this season, but the Steelers appear ready to move past the incident.