Steelers released the beard, Brett Keisel.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Steelers officially announced the signing of defensive end Brett Keisel today. Keisel, who is entering his 13th season, signed a two-year contract. The Steelers cut defensive lineman Al Lapuaho to make room on the roster for Keisel, who will travel with the team to Philadelphia but is not..." August 20
Pro Football Talk "The Steelers have parted ways with several veteran players in the last couple of years as they’ve tried to get younger and more athletic, but they aren’t totally closing the door on the return of a couple of elder statesmen. Steelers General Manager Kevin Colbert was asked Monday about bringing..." July 29
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Larry Foote might not be the only veteran starter the Steelers lose from their defense. Brett Keisel might be leaving, too. Keisel, an eight-year starter on a defense that ranks No. 1 in the NFL during that period, hasn't been contacted by the Steelers about returning next season and is..." March 07
ESPN "Starting defensive end Brett Keisel practiced fully for the second day in a row, and he is on track to return to action Thursday night in Baltimore. Keisel (foot) and outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley (calf) have missed the past two games because of injuries, and each has practiced both days..." November 26
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin said today that three starters who did not play against the Detroit Lions could return for Sunday’s game in Cleveland against the Browns. Defensive end Brett Keisel (plantar fasciitis), outside linebacker LaMarr Woodley (calf) and guard Ramon Foster (high ankle..." November 19
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Brett Keisel sat on a bench, watching his teammates stream past him to the practice field. He has done this for 12 springs now, but it struck him differently this time. "I said, 'Wow, we have a lot of fresh faces,' " Keisel said. The Steelers' old guard has shrunk. Super Bowl rings no longer..." June 07