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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin addressed the media Saturday night following the 38-7 win over the Buffalo Bills in the third game of the preseason and announced that the right knee injury suffered by rookie right guard David DeCastro is potentially severe and that the first round draft pick will have an MRI done when the team gets back to Pittsburgh to see what it says.
Tomlin also said that defense end Brett Keisel suffered a mild high ankle sprain and that they held him out as a precaution. Tomlin made it sound like Keisel should be ready to go for the opener at Denver.
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In the latest Head and Shoulders commercial, Pittsburgh Steelers safety Troy Polamalu tickles the ivories as he portrayed banging out some classical notes on a piano complete with a candelabra. Polamalu entertains your ears while wearing a white jacket and his gold football pants and he also informs everyone how deep a man can really be. The Steelers safety ends the commercial, which...
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 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 first round draft pick David DeCastro suffered what looked like knee injury against the Buffalo Bills and was carted off to the lockerroom.
The injury took place deep in the Steelers own end of the field on their second drive early in the first quarter.
Injury looks to be serious.
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Pittsburgh Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau made it clear this past offseason that his defense must do a better job at forcing turnovers this year, and thus far through three preseason games they have not let him down.
Saturday night in the Steelers 38-7 win over the Buffalo Bills the LeBeau led defense recorded three takeaways in the form of two interceptions and fumble...
Anytime you see a score of 38-7 you think, “man, what a blowout!” Let’s remember however this is the preseason and that in the instance of first team vs. first team it was really only 14-7 so keep things in perspective my friends. Obviously, the biggest news is the worst news from last night as first round draft pick David DeCastro left early with what appears to a significant...
The Pittsburgh Steelers showed flashes of brilliance on both sides of the ball in a 38-7 preseason romp over Buffalo on Saturday night, though it came at a significant cost.
Rookie offensive guard David DeCastro had to be taken off the field on a cart with what coach Mike Tomlin called a ''potentially severe'' right knee injury. DeCastro was scheduled to undergo...
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...
Pittsburgh Steelers left tackle Max Starks passed the first test Saturday night in the 38-7 preseason win over the Buffalo Bills by making it through the first half with his surgically repaired right knee on the bothersome field turf of Ralph Wilson Stadium. The second test, you ask? Make it through Sunday without his knee swelling.
Starks, who last played a down in the Steelers...
The NFL regular season is getting closer and closer with each passing day and many people want to know how the AFC North will play out. For the past few years the division has been dominated by two teams, the Pittsburgh Steelers and bitter rivals the Baltimore Ravens. New players recently joining the division championship [...]
Pittsburgh Steelers first round draft pick David DeCastro suffered a torn MCL, dislocated knee cap, and a partially torn patellar tendon on Saturday night against Buffalo.
According to a report on profootballtalk.com, the former Stanford star will miss up to 5 months of action, effectively ending his 2012 season.
This is terrible news for Steelers fans and owners of Pittsburgh skill...
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Back on May 10th, I addressed the issue of the Pittsburgh Steelers kicking situation, and I proposed that the Steelers should take a chance on kicker Grant Ressel, who was signed as an undrafted free agent from the University of Missouri. Ressel boasted impressive numbers from his collegiate career, and while Shaun Suisham had been serviceable during his time with...