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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

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Jets CB Revis cleared to run, lift weights

Posted Sept. 12, 2012 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
Jets CB Darrelle Revis was cleared to run and lift weights, but not for contact in Wednesday’s practice.

AFC North Spin cycle: Week One

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
While the rest of the AFC North stumbled, the Ravens got off to a fast start in Week One. PFW's Mike Wilkening takes a closer look. 

Manning leads Broncos to win in his return

Posted Sept. 10, 2012 @ 12:56 a.m. ET
Peyton Manning overcame Pittsburgh's 10-minute advantage in time of possession and helped the Broncos beat the Steelers 31-19 in his Denver debut.

Key matchup: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Saturday's key matchup, we revisit a one-on-one battle that played a key role in Denver beating Pittsburgh in last season's wild-card round.

Mendenhall practicing, Dwyer improving for Steelers

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 6:04 p.m. ET
The Steelers enter the 2012 season with a few durability concerns in the backfield, but they don't appear as great as they could be.

Steelers OLB Harrison misses practice again

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:52 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison did not practice Friday, making it unlikely he will play in the season opener at Denver Sunday.

Steelers place OG DeCastro on I.R. with designation to return

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed rookie OG David DeCastro on the injured reserve “designated for return” list on Friday, the team announced.

Report: Steelers to sign CB Van Dyke

Posted Sept. 06, 2012 @ 6:43 p.m. ET
Former Raiders CB DeMarcus Van Dyke will sign with the Steelers, according to Pro Football Talk.

Steelers name Roethlisberger, Keisel as captains

Posted Sept. 03, 2012 @ 2:09 p.m. ET
The Steelers named two captains on Monday, QB Ben Roethlisberger and DE Brett Keisel.

Steelers trim roster to 53

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers became the first team to reduce its roster to 53 players, and they placed LB Sean Spence on injured reserve. 

Steelers LB Spence suffers knee injury

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 9:20 a.m. ET
Steelers rookie LB Sean Spence suffered a significant knee injury in Friday night’s preseason finale, head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed.

Wallace signs tender; Steelers activate Harrison, Worilds

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced that WR Mike Wallace signed his free-agent tender and LBs James Harrison and Jason Worilds were activated from the PUP list.

Report: Steelers WR Wallace to report to team Tuesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 5:49 p.m. ET

Steelers claim RB Harris off waivers

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers claimed RB DuJuan Harris off waivers from the Jaguars on Monday.

DeCastro to have surgery Wednesday

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
Steelers first-round rookie ORG David DeCastro's injured right knee will be surgically repaired on Wednesday.

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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