Archive for September, 2014

Steeler Nation Spotlight: Joey Gotowski

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Steeler Nation Spotlight: Joey Gotowski

Joey Gotowski is dealing with more than most of us can imagine. Joey has been a patient at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh most of his life. He was diagnosed with Hirschsprung’s disease, which required an intestinal transplant. This led to Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Joey’s original transplant rejected, so he is awaiting a new intenstinal transplant. He was at […]

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Happy Birthday Da Beard

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Happy Birthday Da Beard

We would like to wish Brett a very HAPPY BIRTHDAY! “This old model ’78 is leaking oil a little bit, but it’s out there having fun. I enjoy this.  I enjoy still being able to play, compete and feel relatively good.”– Brett Stop back by this afternoon for our annual Da Beard Birthday Contest!     […]

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Brett Keisel: ‘A lot of good guys’ in the NFL

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Brett Keisel: ‘A lot of good guys’ in the NFL

From Scott Brown, ESPN.com: Recent player arrests and — the NFL’s response to ones related to domestic abuse and child abuse — has led to an avalanche of criticism of the billion-dollar league. But Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel defended the NFL and said the actions of a few are not representative of most of […]

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Community Spotlight: Brett Keisel

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Community Spotlight: Brett Keisel

With all the negative off-the-field actions we have read about the last several weeks, this article from Teresa Varley, Steelers.com is just what we needed as a reminder that there are players doing great things on and off the field. Brett Keisel is one of those players. From the article: From the day he arrived in […]

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‘It needs to happen now’

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‘It needs to happen now’

Brett spoke to the media today about the Steelers run defense. I included a few of the highlights below: “Everyone just needs to do of preparing, preparing for the opponent, and that includes myself. We all just need to get back to the drawing board, prepare, work together as one and correct these mistakes.” On having new […]

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“It’s a little thing that we can build on”

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“It’s a little thing that we can build on”

We were doing a better job. But guys have to understand that you have to be where you’re supposed to be at on every play, otherwise, you’re going to give up those long runs.—Keisel, from his post game press conference. It was a rought night on all sides of the ball last night as the […]

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99 clearly happy to be back

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99 clearly happy to be back

  Tweet of the day: The sheer joy on the veteran Brett Keisel’s face makes me happy.—Mitchell Ross (@MRoss1994) Yes, it was a nail biter…but the Steelers did not give up and they got a division win to start the season. Brett was introduced as a starter, along with Defensive Ends Cam Heyward and Cam […]

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First impressions of Ben Roethlisberger

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First impressions of Ben Roethlisberger

From Ed Bouchette, Pittsburgh Post Gazette: Brett Keisel has followed Ben Roethlisberger’s career as closely as anyone. The defensive end already had two years on the roster when the Steelers drafted their quarterback in 2004. Keisel, who would become friends with Roethlisberger, recalled two first “wow” moments for him that opened his eyes to just what the […]

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HEROES AT HEINZ FIELD

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HEROES AT HEINZ FIELD

Brett, once again, attended Heroes at Heinz Field,and was honored to meet 75 military members. From Teresa Varley, Steelers.com: “To be around these guys that sacrificed their lives and everything you hold dear, family, friends, where you live. It’s humbling being around them. It’s great to talk to them, share stores and listen to their stories […]

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Brett checks in with WDVE

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Brett checks in with WDVE

#99 in your program….#1 in the BEARD!—WDVE Brett spoke with the Morning Crew at WDVE this morning. On returning to the Steelers: Being able to sign back and finish where I started 13 years ago…here with the Black and Gold is a great feeling, and I wouldn’t have it any other way. There’s no place […]

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