Mark Bruener
No. 87     
Tight end
Personal information
Date of birth: (1972-09-16) September 16, 1972 (age 47)
Place of birth: Olympia, Washington
Career information
College: Washington
NFL Draft: 1995 / Round: 1 / Pick: 27
Debuted in 1995 for the [[{{{debutteam}}}]]
Last played in 2008 for the [[{{{finalteam}}}]]
Career history
* Pittsburgh Steelers ( 1995 2003)
Career highlights and awards
Receptions     152
Receiving Yards     1,333
Touchdowns     18
Stats at
Stats at

Mark Frederick Bruener (born September 16, 1972 in Aberdeen, Washington) is a former American football tight end of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers 27th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft. He played college football at Washington.

Bruener played nine seasons with the Steelers followed by five with the Houston Texans. He retired following the 2008 season. He formerly served on the NFL Players Association Executive Committee. He now serves as a scout for the Steelers.

Professional careerEdit

He was drafted 27th overall in the 1995 NFL Draft by the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played with the Steelers for nine seasons before signing with the Houston Texans. Bruener was primarily a blocking tight end rather than a pass-catcher.


Bruener and his wife Traci live in Washington with their two daughters, Allie and Chloe, and three sons, Carson, Braydon and Hudson.[1] He recently spoke of the central role of Catholicism in his life:


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Eric Green
Steelers 1st round draft pick
Succeeded by
Jerame Tuman

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