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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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What's Roethlisberger's future in Pittsburgh?

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 3:55 p.m. ET
With the questions about how the NFL would discipline Ben Roethlisberger having been cleared up, it's time now to ponder his future in Pittsburgh.

NFL suspends Roethlisberger for six games

Posted April 21, 2010 @ 1:56 p.m. ET
The NFL has suspended Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for the first six games of the 2010 season for violating its personal-conduct policy, the league announced Wednesday.

Report: Steelers acquire Leftwich

Posted April 20, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
The Steelers acquired Buccaneers QB Byron Leftwich for a 2010 seventh-round pick on Tuesday, ESPN.com reported.

Steelers P Sepulveda signs tender

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Steelers RFA P Daniel Sepulveda signed Pittsburgh's one-year tender offer on Monday, the club announced.

Goodell: No set 'timetable' for Roethlisberger decision

Posted April 19, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Monday that there was no set schedule for when he would announce a decision on discipline for Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Files in Roethlisberger investigation made public

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation made public files related to its investigation of a sexual-assault allegation against Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger on Thursday. Roethlisberger was not criminally charged in connection with the alleged assault.

Steelers re-sign Colon, two other RFAs

Posted April 16, 2010 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
The Steelers re-signed three restricted free agents — ORT Willie Colon, CB William Gay and TE Matt Spaeth — to one-year contracts on Friday.

Steelers 'prepared to take disciplinary action' against Roethlisberger

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers are "prepared to take disciplinary action" against QB Ben Roethlisberger in the wake of him being investigated and ultimately cleared by Georgia authorities of criminal charges in connection with an alleged sexual assault in March, team president Art ...

Rooney to provide Roethlisberger update

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II will hold a news conference to "provide an update on the Ben Roethlisberger matter" at 2:30 p.m. ET Thursday, the club announced.

If Roethlisberger available, who'd be interested?

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 11:10 a.m. ET
If the Steelers are willing to deal QB Ben Roethlisberger, which teams would be interested? PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look.

Goodell will rule on Roethlisberger soon

Posted April 15, 2010 @ 1:38 a.m. ET
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says he'll make a ruling soon on whether or not to punish Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for his off-field legal problems.

Steelers PK Reed signs franchise tender

Posted April 13, 2010 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Steelers PK Jeff Reed signed his one-year, $2.814 million tender on Tuesday. The Steelers designated him their franchise player in February.

Charges dismissed against Steelers PK Reed

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 8:12 p.m. ET
Disorderly conduct and public drunkenness charges were dismissed against Steelers PK Jeff Reed on Monday, according to multiple published reports.

Roethlisberger makes first public comments

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
In his first public comments since Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced charges would not be brought against him in connection with a sexual assault allegation levied in March, Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger said Monday he was ...

Focus turns to whether NFL, Steelers will discipline Roethlisberger

Posted April 12, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger will not be charged in connection with an alleged sexual assault, Ocmulgee (Ga.) Judicial Circuit district attorney Fred Bright announced Monday. However, whether Roethlisberger will face NFL and/or team discipline remains to be seen.

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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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