Keisel to have MRI on Knee

Steelers starting defensive end Brett Keisel will be evaluated on Monday and have an MRI on what has been diagnosed as a PCL injury. Keisel hurt his knee in the second half and was held out of the game for precautionary reasons. Keisel does not believe the injury is serious.

Week 17 Injury Report: Polamalu “running” today

According to Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin, the Steelers focus heading into their regular season finale is just winning in Miami and letting the rest of the playoff scenario’s take care of it self. A popular topic this week is whether teams like the Bengals and Patriots will sit starters as such moves could

Woodley elevating his game in second half of the season

By Mike Bires One reason why the Steelers can be dangerous if they get into the playoffs _ and that’s still a big if _ is the possibility of Troy Polamalu lining up again at strong safety. But another reason is LaMarr Woodley’s continued rise toward stardom. Right outside linebacker James Harrison, the NFL’s Defensive

Keisel Talks About His New Deal

KEISEL TALKS ABOUT HIS NEW DEAL Since winning Super Bowl XLIII, the Steelers have re-signed six returning starters to contract extensions. The latest to do so was defensive end Brett Keisel, who got a new five-year deal reportedly worth $18.885 million that includes a $5 million signing bonus on Monday.

NFL: Keisel, Steelers on verge of 5 year deal

The Pittsburgh Steelers and defensive end Brett Keisel are on the verge of a new contract. Following the Heath Miller signing, Keisel became the Steelers top priority. Negotiations began a week into training camp. An announcement is expected to be made this week, possibly as early as this afternoon. Steelers insider Ed Bouchette reports, the

NFL: Keisel not Hampton is the Steelers primary target

The Pittsburgh Steelers have informed the representatives for Casey Hampton that the team will not open contract talks with Hampton until after the season. Hampton entering the final year of contract is looking for another big pay day and the Steelers aren’t willing to pay top tier money to a 32 year old DT who

Day 7: Afternoon Practice: Insider Report

By Dale Grdnic LATROBE, Pa. — Ben Roethlisberger returned to practice Thursday afternoon, but is still showing signs that he is working his way back into shape as far as his arm strength goes. While he was sharp on the short and intermediate routes, Roethlieberger’s arm lacked some long-ball zip again Thursday, as one bomb

Wednesday Afternoon Practice: Big Ben Gets A Little Rest

By Dale Grdnic LATROBE, Pa. — Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger got Wednesday afternoon off after throwing a lot of passes the first four days during the opening week of Pittsburgh Steelers training camp at Saint Vincent College. Roethlisberger threw an interception in each of the opening three afternoon practices and nearly was picked off Tuesday, but

Scouts favor Keisel over Hampton

Keisel, Hampton have one year remaining on their current contracts There has been a growing sense since the Steelers drafted DT/DE Ziggy Hood with their first round pick that Brett Keisel will be the odd-man out as the Steelers have not held any substantive talks on a new contract with Keisel’s camp. Infact, the Steelers