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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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Mendenhall's potential intrigues fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Experience and circumstance could lead to a productive season for Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

Steelers waive Harris, add Cromartie-Smith

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed S Tuff Harris on the Waived/Injured List with a shoulder injury on Sunday and added rookie free-agent S Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith to their training-camp roster.

Consistency was LeBeau's calling card

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Early in his playing career, Dick LeBeau was told that "less than one percent of one percent" of NFL players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he joins that very short list of players enshrined in Canton ...

Steelers agree with C-OG Pouncey

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract  Friday, the club announced.

Steelers sign second-rounder Worilds

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signing of LB Jason Worilds, their second-round draft pick from the 2010 draft, on Friday. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.

Steelers no strangers to stability

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:21 a.m. ET
Organizational stability is a Steelers hallmark, and the contract extensions the club gave to head coach Mike Tomlin and director of football operations Kevin Colbert in July ensures that for at least the next couple of seasons.

Reports: Steelers agree with OT Adams

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed with OT Flozell Adams on a two-year contract, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

Steelers sign Colbert to five-year extension

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers have signed director of football operations Kevin Colbert to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Kaye Cowher dies of skin cancer

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Kaye Cowher, the wife of CBS NFL analyst and ex-Steelers coach Bill Cowher, died Friday of skin cancer. She was 54. She died in Raleigh, N.C., where the family has lived since 2006.

Steelers extend Tomlin's contract through 2012

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Friday that they had extended head coach Mike Tomlin's contract through the 2012 season. The contract contains an option year for 2013.

Steelers sign OL Jones, place Colon on I.R.

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT-OG Adrian Jones on Wednesday and placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Steelers OT Hills trying to earn expanded role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Steelers begin training camp on July 30, third-year OT Tony Hills will set out to prove his extended apprenticeship merits him playing time

AFC North fantasy sleepers

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
As you look for late-round draft-day steals, here's one sleeper to watch from each of the AFC North teams, including Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

Report: Steelers agree with Tomlin on three-year extension

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin have agreed on a three-year contract extension, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Tuesday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

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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