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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

Mendenhall's potential intrigues fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Experience and circumstance could lead to a productive season for Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

Steelers waive Harris, add Cromartie-Smith

Posted Aug. 08, 2010 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Steelers placed S Tuff Harris on the Waived/Injured List with a shoulder injury on Sunday and added rookie free-agent S Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith to their training-camp roster.

Consistency was LeBeau's calling card

Posted Aug. 03, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Early in his playing career, Dick LeBeau was told that "less than one percent of one percent" of NFL players make the Pro Football Hall of Fame. On Saturday, he joins that very short list of players enshrined in Canton ...

Steelers agree with C-OG Pouncey

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 6:48 p.m. ET
The Steelers agreed to terms with OG-C Maurkice Pouncey, their first-round pick, on a five-year contract  Friday, the club announced.

Steelers sign second-rounder Worilds

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 3:59 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced the signing of LB Jason Worilds, their second-round draft pick from the 2010 draft, on Friday. Financial terms of the four-year deal were not disclosed.

Steelers no strangers to stability

Posted July 30, 2010 @ 8:21 a.m. ET
Organizational stability is a Steelers hallmark, and the contract extensions the club gave to head coach Mike Tomlin and director of football operations Kevin Colbert in July ensures that for at least the next couple of seasons.

Reports: Steelers agree with OT Adams

Posted July 29, 2010 @ 7:12 p.m. ET
The Steelers have agreed with OT Flozell Adams on a two-year contract, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

Steelers sign Colbert to five-year extension

Posted July 28, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
The Steelers have signed director of football operations Kevin Colbert to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday.

Kaye Cowher dies of skin cancer

Posted July 24, 2010 @ 5:04 p.m. ET
Kaye Cowher, the wife of CBS NFL analyst and ex-Steelers coach Bill Cowher, died Friday of skin cancer. She was 54. She died in Raleigh, N.C., where the family has lived since 2006.

Steelers extend Tomlin's contract through 2012

Posted July 23, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
The Steelers announced Friday that they had extended head coach Mike Tomlin's contract through the 2012 season. The contract contains an option year for 2013.

Steelers sign OL Jones, place Colon on I.R.

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
The Steelers signed OT-OG Adrian Jones on Wednesday and placed ORT Willie Colon on injured reserve.

AFC North training-camp reports

Posted July 20, 2010 @ 11:22 a.m. ET
In the second installment in our series of training-camp reports, we look at the AFC North teams.

Steelers OT Hills trying to earn expanded role

Posted July 16, 2010 @ 12:30 p.m. ET
When the Steelers begin training camp on July 30, third-year OT Tony Hills will set out to prove his extended apprenticeship merits him playing time

AFC North fantasy sleepers

Posted July 14, 2010 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
As you look for late-round draft-day steals, here's one sleeper to watch from each of the AFC North teams, including Browns WR Mohamed Massaquoi.

Report: Steelers agree with Tomlin on three-year extension

Posted July 13, 2010 @ 9:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers and head coach Mike Tomlin have agreed on a three-year contract extension, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported on Tuesday.

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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