DeCastro Acknowledges Pouncey’s Injury Was A Big Mental Hurdle

Pittsburgh Steelers 2012 first-round draft pick David DeCastro had a steep hurdle to climb in his rookie season when he and fellow offensive lineman Marcus Gilbert collided during a preseason game, which resulted in DeCastro tearing his ACL. He ended up missing most of the year, coming back for just the last three games to […] DeCastro Acknowledges Pouncey’s Injury Was A Big...
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Could the Pittsburgh Steelers target any Free Agent offensive linemen?

Offensive lineman for the Pittsburgh Steelers has recently become a more literal translation: offensive. Sure there are the studs: Pouncey and…Pouncey…but there are some emerging talents like David DeCastro that look like they’ll play the position solidly. But, as always, OL will become a buzzword around the ‘Burgh come Free Agency time, so let’s take a look at cover32′s...
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February 24, 2014  |  1 Comment

Steelers land Mike Munchak as their next O-Line coach

Today the Pittsburgh Steelers might have made the best move in a long time for their franchise.  They hired former Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Munchak as their next O-Line Coach. Munchak, a native of Scranton (PA), also drew interest for Penn State’s head-coaching vacancy, but lost out to ex-Vanderbilt HC James Franklin. Munchak was […]The post Steelers land Mike Munchak...
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Steelers G David DeCastro Top Offensive Lineman Monday Night Per PFF

According to Pro Football Focus, Pittsburgh Steelers second-year guard David DeCastro graded out as the best offensive lineman in the preseason loss Monday night to the Washington Redskins. DeCastro, who missed nearly all of his rookie season with a knee injury suffered during the preseason, was flagged once for holding and allowed one hurry in […] Steelers G David DeCastro Top...
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August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL Analyst Thinks Steelers G David DeCastro Will Be The Most Improved Offensive Lineman In 2013

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro has been named by Bucky Brooks of NFL.com as the top candidate to be the Most Improved Offensive Lineman for 2013. Brooks writes: Most NFL players make the biggest strides in development during the offseason between Years 1 and 2. Part of the growth stems from a better understanding of the tempo and intensity of the pro game. Through...
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July 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Steelers Will Not Place David DeCastro On Injured Reserve

Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports via Twitter that rookie right guard David DeCastro will not be placed on injured reserve and that the Steelers will carry him on the 53 man roster for the time being. DeCastro reportedly suffered extensive damage to his right knee early in the game against the Buffalo Bills this past Saturday night, but it appears that he at...
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

David DeCastro no ACL tear but significant damage to knee cap, patellar tendon, and MCL

If there is a silver lining to the David DeCastro’s knee injury suffered on Sunday night in Buffalo, it’s that apparently his ACL is intact. Still though, it’s a significant injury that will keep him out for quite awhile. He’ll need surgery to repair the damage once the swelling goes down, which could take as long as 1-2 weeks under normal conditions. Per Adam Schefter...
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August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
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August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

The Overhaul of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Offensive Line

A sight that has been way too familiar in Pittsburgh.   For as good as the Pittsburgh Steelers have been over the past 20 years, it’s difficult to recall a time when they had a good offensive line.  The teams of the mid-1990′s had several good pieces in C Dirt Dawson and T’s John Jackson and Leon Searcy, but it is not a stretch to argue that the Steelers have had among...
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May 21, 2012  |  Discuss

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