David DeCastro can finally relax.
DeCastro, the Pittsburgh Steelers' first-round pick in 2012, stayed mostly quiet and kept to himself in training camp as a rookie offensive lineman last year, but he is beginning to come out of his shell during his second go-round at training camp.
''I definitely don't feel like a rookie anymore,'' DeCastro said. ''I don't have to get up and sing in the dining hall and do stupid stuff like that, which is good. There are no more surprises. It's nice.''
DeCastro is certainly more comfortable this summer, not just when it comes to football, but also living in the dorms and navigating his way around campus at Saint Vincent College. The change is evident in media sessions too, where the typically no-nonsense DeCastro is livelier than ever, expanding on his often succinct, to-the point responses.
''I think I'm just a little quiet at first once I get to know people,'' DeCastro said. ''It's just kind of how I am. I'm not going to open up at first. I kin...