A nagging foot injury will sideline the 12-year veteran for the Steelers’ Sunday night game against the Bengals. Keisel has played just one game since hurting his foot in the Steelers’ 23-10 win over the Bills more than a month ago.
Other than Keisel and NT Steve McLendon, who is also listed as questionable, the Steelers are healthier than usual.
Strong safety Troy Polamalu practiced Friday after sitting out the first two practices of the week because of a shoulder injury. He is among seven players who are listed as probable for the 8:30 p.m. ET game Sunday at Heinz Field.
Kelvin Beachum is also listed as probable after missing last Sunday’s game with a knee injury. Barring a setback, the second-year player will start at left tackle against the Bengals.
Also probable are wide receivers Emmanuel Sanders (foot) and Jerricho Cotchery (shoulder), right tackle Marcus Gilbert (ankle), right guard David DeCastro (foot) and defensive end Ziggy Hood (ankle).
Right now, the Steelers are looking good health-wise. However, it may be too little too late, as their chances of making the postseason are becoming harder and harder eah week.