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The Pittsburgh Steelers got awful news Saturday night as rookie right guard David DeCastro left the team’s 38-7 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills with a potentially severe right knee injury.
The Stanford product was hurt while pass protecting during Pittsburgh’s second possession. His right leg was twisted beneath him as he was knocked over by Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus.
Entering the 2012 NFL Draft, I had DeCastro graded out as one of the top seven players in the entire class. He fell to the Steelers with the 24th pick in the first round and it appeared he had already won the starting right guard spot. He has the potential to be one of the best guards in the NFL immediately and certainly has Pro Bowl potential.
Now NFL.com is now reporting that DeCastro has damage in both his right ACL and MCL and will certainly be out “a while.”
Speculation is that he has a torn ACL. If DeCastro’s injury is as bad as feared, he’ll likely miss the entire season.
That would be...
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According to ESPN David DeCastro has a torn MCL that will cause him to miss at least half of the 2012 season. The status of his ACL is unknown until he undergoes his MRI later today. If DeCastro tore his MCL and ACL he will be out for the entire 2012 season. DeCastro was examined by doctors after th ContinueThe post Steelers’ #1 Pick DeCastro has Torn MCL, Status of ACL Unknown...
Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said in his post game press conference following the teams' 38-7 preseason win against the Buffalo Bills that rookie right guard David DeCastro suffered a potentially severe right knee injury and that he is scheduled to have an MRI when the team gets back to Pittsburgh. DeCastro reportedly left the Steelers locker room on crutches with...
The Steelers have already seen Issac Redman and David DeCastro leave the game with injuries just five minutes into the game. DeCastro looks to have a right knee injury (seriousness of the injury is not yet known). Redman, on the other hand, was getting his neck checked and looked a bit dazed on the ContinueThe post Pre-Season Week 3: Steelers/Bills First Half Report appeared first on SteelBlitz.
ESPN insider Adam Schefter reports Sunday morning that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro has a torn MCL, but the team isn't sure whether his ACL is also torn at this time. Not surprising being as he has yet to have an MRI.
As head coach Mike Tomlin indicated last night during his post game press conference, DeCastro is scheduled to undergo further testing...
ESPN insider Adam Schefter is now reporting that Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro suffered a dislocated right knee cap, a torn (MCL) medial collateral ligament and some damage to patellar tendon in the first quarter of the Saturday night preseason game against the Buffalo Bills.
There is a little bit of good news though, as Schefter reports that (ACL) anterior...
Injuries in the NFL happen during every game and they are a way of life. So it’s not very often when a player steps up and proclaims that it was the circumstances and not the game that took somebody out.
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According to NFL.com, Steelers guard David DeCastro injured both his ACL and MCL during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bills.
“Pittsburgh Steelers rookie guard David DeCastro suffered injuries to his anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in Saturday night’s preseason game and will be out awhile, a source with knowledge of the situation told NFL...
Steelers rookie David DeCastro went down with a nasty looking knee injury tonight and there’s a good chance he suffered a torn ACL.
Mike Tomlin called DeCastro’s injury “potentially severe.” I’m told it’s prob ACL but won’t know till tomorrow.
— Gerry Dulac (@gerrydulac) August 26, 2012
Defensive end Brett Kiesel on the other hand has a high ankle sprain.
The Pittsburgh Steelers may once again be dealing with a banged up offensive line. Last night, rookie right guard David DeCastro tore his MCL while pass blocking on the Steelers' second possession of the game. Adam Schefter reports that the team is hopeful the rookie didn't tear his ACL. If his ACL escaped injury, DeCastro could be back about half way through the season...
Lopsided win in third preseason game doesn't make up for loss of first-round draft pick David DeCastro. But, the Steelers march on.
The Steelers have had some rookies and young players play very well for them during the 2012 pre-season. A few of their 2012 draft picks have played well in David DeCastro, Chris Rainey, and Sean Spence. All three of them, however, are guranteed to make the Steelers 53-man roster and be on the sidel ContinueThe post They’ve Played Well, but will They Make the Steelers Roster? appeared...