6:20 PM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014

Brett Keisel's role along Steelers' defensive line still unclear

The Pittsburgh Steelers didn't bring veteran Brett Keisel back to the team to stand on the sidelines. How much Keisel plays and in what packages is still considered 'to be determined'. Brett Keisel missed all of training camp and three preseason games before he was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers to a two-year contract. That is a lot of time missed, even for a 35 year old veteran like Keisel. The issue isn't whether Keisel can play anymore, that question was answered when the Steelers brought him back into the fold, but how the Steelers will employ him and how many snaps he will see a...

Steelers are convinced they will see Johnny Manziel in a few plays Sunday

Even if the rookie won't start the game under center, the Steelers' defense is aware of what Johnny Manziel can do, even in a limited role. They expect to see him on the field Sunday. If rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel can't throw like appointed starter Brian Hoyer can, he certainly can run better than the pocket passer who will take the game's first snap. Because of that, the Steelers aren't putting Manziel out of their minds. "I think they've seen enough of him to know that he can do certain things maybe the other kid can't," Steelers defensive end Brett Keisel told Post Gazette...

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