Found August 26, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
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 cruciate ligament is intact according to his sources, but that the Steelers are still unsure if or when he will be able to return this season. By the sounds of things, DeCastro tore up his right knee pretty bad Read more [...]

Steelers’ #1 Pick DeCastro has Torn MCL, Status of ACL Unknown

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...

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...

Pre-Season Week 3: Steelers/Bills First Half Report

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.

Report: David DeCastro injured both his ACL and MCL

Getty According to, 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...

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

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...

Medal Stand: Onward They March

Lopsided win in third preseason game doesn't make up for loss of first-round draft pick David DeCastro. But, the Steelers march on.

They’ve Played Well, but will They Make the Steelers Roster?

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...

Maurice Jones-Drew to miss a couple of regular season games?

Getty ESPN’s Adam Schefter believes Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew could end up holding out for a couple of regular season games. “It wouldn’t surprise me if Jones-Drew missed the first game or two, Xavier,” wrote Schefter during his weekly mail bag.  “Usually these holdouts get settled around Labor Day. That’s always an important time in lingering contractual...

Vince Young’s NFL future is looking bleak

AP ESPN’s Adam Schefter doesn’t believe it’s going to be easy for quarterback Vince Young to get another gig in the NFL after being released by the Bills today. “Not very good. … It’s gonna be difficult for him to find work,” said Schefter via Evan Silva. Young has rapidly regressed as an NFL quarterback and I really believe there’s a good chance that his career is...

Report: Patriots, Aaron Hernandez Come to Terms on Long-Term Contract Extension

The Patriots' dynamic duo of tight ends will be in New England for a while. The Pats have now locked up Aaron Hernandez to a new long-term contract extension, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported Monday morning. Now both young TEs locked up long term: Patriots reached agreement with TE Aaron Hernandez on long-term contract extension, per NFL source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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