Originally written on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 4/27/12

PALO ALTO, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: Toby Gerhart #7 of the Stanford Cardinal celebrates with David DeCastro #52 and Ryan Whalen #8 after scoring a touchdown against the Washington Huskies at Stanford Stadium on September 26, 2009 in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
Sometimes it pays to be patient and it clearly did for the Pittsburgh Steelers last night as the best offensive guard prospect in the National Football League Draft fell in their lap at number 24. David DeCastro from Stanford is now a Pittsburgh Steeler and is exactly what this team needed. If you were at all surprised by the fact he was still there then join the club. Head Coach Mike Tomlin and General Manager Kevin Colbert were as surprised as you were. “We didn’t think David would be there at 24 quite honestly. We valued him that high,” said Colbert. DeCastro is an immediate upgrade at guard and takes the offensive line from average to pretty damn good in a hurry. While he played right guard in college for the Cardinal, it appears he could be moved to the left for the Steelers but that’s to be determined later. For now, just him being on the offensive line is enough to make the Steeler Nation erupt with applause for the selection. Twitter was on fire last evening as DeCastro cont...
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