Found August 28, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
Season 3, Episode 9 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and start by talking about the recent Pittsburgh Steelers news and that of course means that we have to talk about the knee injury suffered by David DeCastro, the first round of cuts, the Mike Wallace arrival and other hot talking point topics. Is Charlie Batch safe should the Steelers decide to carry an injured DeCastro on the 53 man roster? Also we talk about what signs to look for in the upcoming game against the Carolina Panthers that might shed some light on that. We talk more about the linebacker situation and how Read more [...]

Creating A Roster Spot For A Sidelined DeCastro Might Cost Batch His

As it looks right now, the Pittsburgh Steelers intend on carrying injured rookie right guard David DeCastro on the 53 man roster to start the season. Of course this could change prior to Friday when the final roster decisions need to be made depending on what the doctors find during the knee surgery. If indeed all goes as planned, DeCastro would be yet another player not ready...

Rules Of The PUP List & Why David DeCastro Is Not Eligible For It

I have received about 20 so questions from readers today asking if Pittsburgh Steelers rookie right guard David DeCastro can be placed on the PUP list to start the season instead of injured reserve. I have posted about the rules of the PUP list several times before, but now is as good of time as any to recap them. In order for a player to be eligible for what is called the in-season...

NFL Approves New 8 Week Injured Reserve Rule – Perfect Spot For DeCastro

Some good news on Thursday as Adam Schefter reports via Twitter that the NFL and the NFLPA have come to an agreement on a new 8 week injured reserve rule that can be used on one player in 2012. It was looking like this new rule change wasn't going to get approved by the NFLPA, but in passing it, it will allow the Pittsburgh Steelers to place rookie right guard David DeCastro...

Update: DeCastro will not go on Injured Reserve

David DeCastro has a torn MCL, dislocated knee cap and patellar tendon damage, but he will not be placed on injured reserve by the Steelers. This according to Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. They will keep him on the active roster and hope to have him return in November as the best cas ContinueThe post Update: DeCastro will not go on Injured Reserve appeared first on SteelBlitz.

Steelers hopeful David DeCastro will return this season

Getty Even though Pittsburgh Steelers rookie guard David DeCastro suffered a serious knee injury, he won’t be placed on season ending injured reserve, in hopes that he’ll be able to return at some point this season. “Barring any unforeseen complications from knee surgery scheduled for Wednesday, David DeCastro will not be placed on injured reserve as the Steelers are holding...

David DeCastro to have surgery later this week

A source with knowledge of the situation tell PFT that DeCastro will have surgery later this week to repair a knee that was injured during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Bills. DeCastro has a torn MCL, a dislocated kneecap, and an injury to the patellar tendon.  He is expected to miss three-to-five months. Losing DeCastro is a big blow to an offensive line that allowed...

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...

New NFL 8 Week IR Rule – Quick Turnaround Upcoming For Charlie Batch?

With both the NFL and the NFLPA agreeing to pass the new 8 week injured reserve rule, it presents yet another new look now at the Pittsburgh Steelers final 53 man roster. The cut down to 53 players must be done by Friday evening and rookie right guard David DeCastro must now be on that final roster so that he can be moved to the injured reserve list after 4 p.m. EST on Tuesday. ...

Steelers Conclude Preseason As Panthers Visit

Affiliate – The Pittsburgh Steelers will wrap-up their preseason schedule with a visit from the Carolina Panthers. They’re goal for this contest is to remain healthy – especially considering they lost offensive lineman David DeCastro last week to a grueling injury. The Steelers are a veteran team with little to prove overall. They’ve already shown that they have a good grasp...

Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast: Week 3 Wrapup, Injuries, Roster Cuts, and more

The latest Blitzburgh Radio Steelers Podcast is up for this week. Matt & Marc are your hosts as we talk the latest Steelers news. Topics for this weeks show include a recap of the Steelers preseason win over the Bills on the road, David DeCastro injury updates, Mike Wallace rumors, first round roster cuts and much more! We’ve received some recent feedback from some of our great...

2012 Steelers 53 Man Roster Prediction – Post Preseason Game 3 Edition

The Pittsburgh Steelers third preseason game is now in the books and once again it is time to take another stab at a 53 man roster prediction. Before you just jump straight to the comments, make sure to read my reasoning so you know where am I coming from on this prediction. This morning on The Terrible Podcast I was thinking one way and since the news about James Harrison...
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