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Brett Keisel

Brett Keisel - #99 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 285 lbs.
Birthday 09/19/1978
Birthplace Provo, UT
College Brigham Young
Years played 12
Drafted 2002, 7th round, 31st pick by Steelers

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2011 AFC North free-agent preview

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ noon ET
The Ravens will do whatever it takes to re-sign DT Haloti Ngata, even if it means slapping the franchise tag on him. Here is our exclusive team-by-team list of AFC North players likely to become free agents in March.

Future looks bright for Steelers WR Sanders

Posted Nov. 26, 2010 @ 11:54 a.m. ET
Rookie Emmanuel Sanders has emerged as the Steelers' No. 3 receiver and is starting to deliver on the promise he showed throughout the summer.

Steelers get DE Keisel back for Sunday

Posted Nov. 23, 2010 @ 4:06 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense should get some help in Week 12 with the return of DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers shut down Campbell, Raiders in 35-3 win

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Pittsburgh's James Harrison-led defense drove Jason Campbell from the game, caused two turnovers that Ben Roethlisberger turned into touchdown passes and the Steelers routed the Raiders 35-3 on Sunday.

Seymour ejected from Raiders-Steelers game

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
Raiders DE Richard Seymour was ejected after hitting Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger in Sunday's Week 11 game.

NFL monitoring Heinz Field conditions

Posted Nov. 21, 2010 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
The NFL will be monitoring the conditions in Pittsburgh after complaints about the playing surface.

Steelers' PK, pass defense woes nothing new

Posted Nov. 20, 2010 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
The Steelers' problems at placekicker and stopping the pass evoke memories of 2002. 

Report: Ward expected to play Sunday

Posted Nov. 17, 2010 @ 11:25 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward is expected to play Sunday after passing a series of post-concussion tests, according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Steelers make kicker switch

Posted Nov. 16, 2010 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Unhappy with Jeff Reed's inconsistency, the Steelers have released their kicker and signed PK Shaun Suisham.

Ward's catch streak ends after concussion

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 9:56 a.m. ET
Steelers WR Hines Ward saw his streak of 186 consecutive games with at least one reception end Sunday night after sustaining a concussion in the first quarter.

Brady leads Patriots to 39-26 win vs. Steelers

Posted Nov. 15, 2010 @ 12:32 a.m. ET
Tom Brady maintained his mastery of the Steelers, throwing three touchdown passes to tight end Rob Gronkowski and scoring once himself, and the Patriots bounced back from an embarrassing 20-point loss by beating the Steelers 39-26 on Sunday night.

CB Butler among Patriots' inactives

Posted Nov. 14, 2010 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The Patriots released their inactives for Sunday night's game against the Steelers and will be playing with just three active cornerbacks.

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall vs. Patriots' front seven

Steelers turn to Scott to replace valuable OLT Starks

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
Jonathan Scott will step in for Steelers OLT Max Starks, who will miss the rest of the season with a neck injury, but we hear the loss of Starks shouldn't be underestimated. 

Harrison questionable, according to Patriots

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison has been added to the team's injury report for their Week 10 matchup with the Patriots. Strangely, the announcement didn't come from the Steelers, but rather the New England injury report.

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Posted Sept. 21, 2011
Keisel has been diagnosed with a ligament sprain in his knee.||||||| He is questionable to go against the Colts.
Posted Jan. 15, 2011
Keisel has been added to the AFC Pro Bowl team, the first time he was selected during his nine NFL seasons. He replaces Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney, who will miss the Jan. 30 game with an injury. Keisel had been a first alternate.||||||| Keisel joins three Steelers teammates - linebacker James Harrison, safety Troy Polamalu and center Maurkice Pouncey - who were chosen previously. Harrison and Polamalu are AFC starters. Keisel missed six games this season with a hamstring injury.
Posted Nov. 23, 2010
Keisel was inactive Sunday after hoping to finally return from a hamstring injury.||||||| Keisel is a huge loss for the Steelers on the defensive line, so this would bode rather well for them this week against an improving Buffalo passing attack.
Posted Nov. 08, 2010
The Steelers Keisel back from a hamstring injury that sidelined him for the past two games, although he aggravated the injury and left the game.||||||| He had 12 tackles and one sack this season. His status for Week 10 is uncertain.
Posted Oct. 19, 2010
Keisel is inactive for Sunday night's game against the Saints.||||||| Keisel was injured early in the Steelers' 28-10 victory against Cleveland on Oct. 17. Nick Eason replaced Keisel last weekend in Miami.

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