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David DeCastro - #66 - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 316 lbs.
Birthday 01/11/1990
Birthplace Bellevue, WA
College Stanford
Years played 1
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 24th pick by Steelers

Dolphins land WR Wallace

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:13 p.m. ET
The worst-kept secret during free agency, that the Dolphins were hot on the trail of WR Mike Wallace, came to fruition at the open of free agency.

Steelers part ways with OLB Harrison

Posted March 09, 2013 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
The Steelers released four-time All-Pro and 2008 PFW/PFWA defensive player of the year James Harrison, the team announced Saturday.

Pittsburgh Steelers: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 7:07 p.m. ET
We highlight the top three needs on offense and defense for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and take a look back at their 2012 draft class.

Steelers sign CB Gay

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:05 p.m. ET
The Steelers brought back CB William Gay on Monday, the team announced. 

Steelers restructure Roethlisberger's contract

Posted Feb. 28, 2013 @ 12:14 p.m. ET
The Steelers and QB Ben Roethlisberger agreed to a restructured contract on Thursday, Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette first reported.

Steelers hire Bicknell Jr. as O-line coach

Posted Jan. 29, 2013 @ 5:28 p.m. ET
The Steelers hired Jack Bicknell Jr. as their new offensive line coach, the team announced Tuesday.

Steelers' backfield could be blown up

Posted Jan. 20, 2013 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
After producing the fewest rushing yards in the past nine seasons, the Steelers' backfield could look dramatically different in 2013, the way we hear it.

Steelers waive RB Rainey

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 4 p.m. ET
Following his Thursday morning arrest, RB Chris Rainey was waived by the Steelers.

Steelers give Cardinals permission to interview Haley

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 11:46 a.m. ET
The Steelers confirmed that they have given the Cardinals permission to interview offensive coordinator Todd Haley for their vacant head-coaching position.

AFC North Spin cycle: Ravens rest, Browns start anew

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Ravens and Bengals are playoff-bound — and pretty well-rested, all things considered. The Browns? They're making big changes. 

Roethlisberger throws three TDs in Steelers win

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Ben Roethlisberger threw three short touchdown passes, and the Steelers avoided their first losing season in nearly a decade with a 24-10 victory over the Browns.

Steelers place WR Wallace on injured reserve

Posted Dec. 29, 2012 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed WR Mike Wallace on injured reserve on Saturday.

Steelers' Allen could have bright future

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 10:08 p.m. ET
Steelers CB Cortez Allen has shown promise in his second NFL season. 

Steelers place Miller, Taylor, Batch on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers placed TE Heath Miller, CB Ike Taylor and RB Baron Batch on injured reserve on Wednesday.

Steelers TE Miller tears ACL

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
Steelers TE Heath Miller tore his ACL in Sunday’s loss to the Bengals and will require surgery. He also injured his MCL, and possibly his PCL.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 11, 2012
DeCastro will make his regular season debut Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys.||||||| DeCastro won the job at right guard in training camp after Pittsburgh drafted him 24th, but he injured his left knee in a preseason game. He played special teams the past two weeks. Ramon Foster is moving over to the injured Willie Colon's spot at left guard to make room for DeCastro.
Posted Sept. 07, 2012
DeCastro's injured right knee is feeling better, and the first-round pick is optimistic he'll return at some point this season.||||||| DeCastro underwent surgery last month to repair damage suffered when the knee buckled in grisly fashion during a preseason win over Buffalo on Aug. 25. The Steelers placed him on the injured reserve-recall list, meaning he could be activated at some point during the second half of the year.
Posted Aug. 25, 2012
DeCastro may be out for an extended period of time after sustaining a potentially serious right knee injury early into Pittsburgh's 38-7 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills on Saturday night.||||||| Coach Mike Tomlin said DeCastro's injury is "potentially severe," before adding that the team will know more about the injury after DeCastro has an MRI on the knee. DeCastro was hurt while pass blocking as Pittsburgh faced third-and-8 at its 6-yard line on its second possession. DeCastro's right leg twisted beneath him after being bowled over by defensive tackle Marcell Dareus.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Steeler coach Mike Tomlin on Tuesday officially named DeCastro and Mike Adams starters for Pittsburgh's preseason opener in Philadelphia against the Eagles.||||||| DeCastro, the No. 24 overall draft pick, will start at right guard.

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