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Casey Hampton

Casey Hampton - #98 - NT

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 325 lbs.
Birthday 09/03/1977
Birthplace Galveston, TX
College Texas
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 1st round, 19th pick by Steelers

Steelers activate Mendenhall, Hampton from PUP

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
The Steelers have started the clock on NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall, activating them from the PUP list.

Steelers say Hampton, Mendenhall could begin season on PUP list

Posted June 16, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
Steelers GM Kevin Colbert says NT Casey Hampton and RB Rashard Mendenhall could begin the season on the PUP list.

Steelers have options at nose tackle

Posted April 06, 2012 @ 11:30 a.m. ET
Casey Hampton remains a part of the Steelers' plans at nose tackle, and Steve McLendon is also likely to be a key part of the puzzle in the middle.

Steelers NT Hampton will require ACL surgery

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
Just a day after finding out NT Chris Hoke planned to retire, the Steelers learned that NT Casey Hampton will undergo ACL surgery this week.

Steelers' salary-cap issues material but not crippling

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 9:56 p.m. ET
Steelers president Art Rooney II told reporters that the club faces some cap-related decisions, but there are ways the club can address this issue.

Roethlisberger hurt, Steelers hold off Browns

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:41 p.m. ET
Casey Hampton and the Steelers forced Browns QB Colt McCoy into two interceptions and kept Cleveland out of the endzone in a 14-3 victory Thursday night.

Familiar cast starring on Steelers' 'D'

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
When Pittsburgh's "D" takes the field Sunday, nine of the 11 starters will be manning the same spots they did on the team that won the title two seasons ago.

Steelers NT Hoke sprains MCL

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 3:56 p.m. ET
Steelers backup NT Chris Hoke sprained the MCL in his right knee in Sunday's 38-13 victory over the Buccaneers. He will miss at least two weeks.

Steelers OG Essex out, OLT Starks returns

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
The Steelers lose a starter on the offensive line but get their left tackle back for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Hampton and Starks should return for Steelers

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
Steelers NT Casey Hampton and OLT Max Starks, both injured in the team's Week One win, will return for their Week Three matchup vs. the Buccaneers.

Three linemen visit Steelers

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 1:10 p.m. ET
Three linemen visited the Steelers Friday as they look to add some depth in the trenches. NFL Network's Jason La Canfora reported that DE Baraka Atkins, OT Allen Barbre and OG Donald Thomas all visited the Steelers.

Multi-year deal for Hampton, tag for Reed reflect market conditions

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
The Steelers' willingness to give NT Casey Hampton, 32, a three-year contract extension and PK Jeff Reed the franchise tag reflects their value on the open market.

Steelers keeping very busy

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Steelers director of football operations Kevin Colbert had plenty to talk about at the Combine Thursday, acknowledging the signing of Pro Bowl NT Casey Hampton and the decision to franchise PK Jeff Reed.

Steelers, NT Hampton agree to new deal

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 10:02 a.m. ET
The Steelers announced Thursday morning that NT Casey Hampton has agreed to a three-year deal with the team that will keep him with the club through 2012 without it having to use its franchise tag on him.


Posted Aug. 17, 2012
The Steelers made a surprise move in activating nose tackle Casey Hampton from the physically unable to perform list.||||||| Hampton's left knee ligament was torn in the Jan. 8 playoff loss at Denver. Hampton has come back from a torn ACL twice before. In 1997 while at the University of Texas, he also injured his left knee. Seven years later with the Steelers, Hampton tore his ACL in a Week 6 game at Dallas, ending his season.
Posted Oct. 16, 2011
Hampton is on the inactive list for Sunday's game against Jacksonville.||||||| Hampton misses his second straight game with a knee injury. Chris Hoke will start at nose tackle.
Posted Aug. 09, 2009
Hampton left practice Sunday with a knee injury, although coach Mike Tomlin said the four-time Pro Bowl player is expected to be fine.||||||| Hampton, who missed three games last season with a groin injury, is considered the key to the Steelers' league-leading rushing defense.
Posted Aug. 04, 2008
Hampton, the four-time Pro Bowl nose tackle, remained on the sidelines Monday as the Pittsburgh Steelers began their second week of training camp. Hampton isn't hurting and there's no contractual issue, but coach Mike Tomlin still isn't ready to let him onto the practice field.||||||| During a time when NFL linemen who don't weigh at least 300 pounds are becoming scarce, and being in the 350-pound range isn't uncommon, Hampton is being punished by the Steelers for what now is a seldom-seen violation: weighing too much. Hampton reported to camp on July 27 far above the weight preferred by Tomlin and, until Hampton gets into better shape, he won't practice.
Posted Oct. 07, 2007
Hampton was declared inactive for the Steelers' game on Sunday because of an injured hamstring.||||||| Chris Hoke is expected to start.