Happy to see #99 back


Brett tweeted, “There’s no place like home”, announcing his return to the Steelers. We know he is thrilled to be back with his teammates and coaches.

And, judging from the thousands of emails, tweets and Facebook posts, Brett’s family, friends, fans and the media are thrilled too.

Congratulations from the media, teammates and friends:

We have signed veteran defensive end Brett Keisel to a 2-year contract.Pittsburgh Steelers

Welcome home Brett Keisel!

Not sure what his role will be. Pretty sure the Steelers’ D-line is better off with this guy than it is without him.– – Mike Prisuta

Brett Keisel is back with the Steelers !! I can relax now. All is right with the world today. Congrats big bro. Love ya boy!Ryan Clark

Welcome back, Brett Keisel! Things would have been too clean shaven without you!Seth Meyers

People talk about pass rushes, etc ..what I think about when I think of Brett Keisel is the human. The 1.28 mark,man.Colin Dunlap, referencing this
video with Brett and his new buddy Marty.

As someone who no longer covers Steelers, want to say nice to see you back where you belong. Just made postgame reporters’ day!Jory Rand

It’s great to have THE BEARD back in the NFL. Congrats my man.Jason Romano

Steelers did not bring Keisel back to sit on bench, and he did not return to do so. Ed Bouchette

The beard is coming back! Cam Heyward

Congrats to Brett Keisel. Glad to have the power of the beard back!!! Matt Spaeth

Fear Da Beard. A Steeler Forever! Lisa Pompeani

All I can say is YES! Brett Keisel where he should be. Where he should finish. Thank you Steelers!Josh Krysak

Congrats to my buddy Brett Keisel for getting signed back to the Steelers! Chris Higbee

This is just a small number of the messages we have received. Stop by Brett’s Twitter and Facebook page to view the tremendous outpouring of congratulations and support from Steeler Nation! Thank you all SO much! Brett is truly blessed and lucky to have such amazing fan base!

Today’s photo was created by Randy Bish, Editorial Cartoonist with the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. We loved the photo and always appreciate Randy’s great work.