Found October 04, 2012 on NFL Draft Zone:

Per Pittsburgh Tribune Review Steelers RG David DeCastro (knee surgery) is “walking without a limp and feels no pain.” DeCastro is just five weeks removed from his operation.

DeCastro said “I don’t have any pain, so I’m just working hard to try to get back.”

Because DeCastro is on injured reserve with the “designated to return” tag, he is eligible to be activated as early as Week 9, but his initial timetable had him sidelined until at least early December. It appears he may beat that, but it would be surprising if the Steelers seriously considering bringing him back before Thanksgiving. He was one of the can’t miss players in the draft and if he can return to 100 percent the Steelers could be lucky.


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