Originally posted on Steelers Depot  |  Last updated 9/28/13
By Matthew Marczi Since the moment that the Pittsburgh Steelers drafted David DeCastro in the first round of the 2012 NFL draft, the offensive guard has been given the highest of expectations to live up to from its fanbase. He was off to a fine start after winning the right guard position from Ramon Foster during training camp, but his rookie campaign was derailed by an injury in the preseason. Since then, it has been nothing but an uphill battle for DeCastro to try to ascend to the level of greatness that is expected of him. He has gone through his struggles both this year and last year. However, while he may not have turned in an All-Pro performance, the game against the Chicago Bears may have been his best yet. One of his biggest issues since returning to play has been not pulling itself, but actually securing and maintaining his block after pulling. He has no issues with mobility, it was just an issues of being able to stick to his man. But while he did not pull often, he did sh...
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