Found August 26, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

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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.com and NFL Network,” NFL.com wrote.

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