Found August 26, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
There is yet another report now this afternoon on the status of Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro as Mike Florio reports via PFT that the first round draft pick is expected to miss three-to-five months with various injuries in his right knee per the dreaded "source". The official results of the MRI that DeCastro was scheduled to have today around lunch time are still not known, but it appears that the earlier report today by ESPN insider Adam Schefter, that stated DeCastro suffered a torn MCL, a dislocated kneecap, and a partially torn patellar tendon, is still holding water Read more [...]
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  • Hope the Steelers pull a Decent free agent from the recent NFL roster purges. Can't miss what you never had. The Steelers need someone reliable to plug into the O-line.
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Steelers rookie suffers knee injury

The Steelers received a major blow when their top draft pick went down in the team's preseason game on Saturday night with a knee injury.

Steelers Rookie David DeCastro To Have MRI On Right Knee, Potentially Season Ending

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...

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Report: DeCastro Has Dislocated Knee Cap, Torn MCL & Patellar Tendon Damage

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Report: David DeCastro injured both his ACL and MCL

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DeCastro may have a torn ACL, Kiesel has a high ankle sprain

Getty 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. Tomlin...

Ben Roethlisberger blames field turf for causing David DeCastro's injury

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