David DeCastro

Steelers Vs Dolphins: Sack Breakdown

Just one of these bad boys to look at today so let’s dive in. 1. 3rd and 7, 7:22 3rd. 12 personnel. Five blocking four rushers. The Pittsburgh Steelers ran one of their favorite concepts of the past month, their mesh route, on third down. It’s a man-beater, the goal…


Pittsburgh Police Review Board Investigating Porter Arrest

A short update to the story of Joey Porter’s arrest. While a full police report has been filed, the Pittsburgh Police Review Board will be investigating the officer’s claims, according to Pittsburgh’s WPXI.  The investigation will be launched to ensure Pittsburgh Police followed correct procedures in Porter’s arrest. From WPXI:…


Linemen Don’t Second-Guess Decision To Leave Big Ben In Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Head Coach Mike Tomlin received some heavy criticism following Sunday’s win, from both fans and local media, for the decision to leave quarterback Ben Roethlisberger in the game in the fourth quarter. He ended up having his ankle rolled up on during his final pass attempt…


In The Trenches: Steelers Vs Dolphins

When the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Miami Dolphins at Heinz Field tomorrow the game will feature the only two running backs to rush for more than 200 yards in a game this season; Le’Veon Bell and Jay Ajayi. In week Six, Ajayi did so against the Steelers, let’s look at how Bell…


Antonio Brown Where He Belongs On AP All-Pro List

Recently, I wrote about the fact that Pro Football Focus published their own All-Pro list, on which the Pittsburgh Steelers were completely shut out of the first-team line. Only wide receiver Antonio Brown made the second-team unit, though a couple of Steelers did manage to get an ‘honorable mention’, which…


2016 NFL Wild Card Weekend: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to Wild Card weekend once again. Due to my wife being out of town so much during the holidays, we will finally get around to celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years later on this evening with a huge dinner from the Honey…






Steelers Gilbert, Tuitt Fined For Actions In Bengals Game

While Sunday’s game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Cincinnati Bengals won’t go down as one of the dirtiest played contests between the two teams, it did include a little extracurricular activity nonetheless. At least two Steelers players have been fined for their actions in that game and they are tackle Marcus Gilbert…




Five Pittsburgh Steelers Make Pro Bowl

Five Pittsburgh Steelers have made this year’s Pro Bowl, according to the rosters that were released moments ago. No big surprises to the list. Here are your five. Ben Roethlisberger Le’Veon Bell Antonio Brown Maurkice Pouncey  David DeCastro  This is Roethlisberger, Pouncey, and Brown’s fifth Pro Bowl berth while Bell…


Steelers Vs Bengals Positional Grades

Sunday’s come-from-behind win over the Cincinnati Bengals makes it five straight wins for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who are firing on all cylinders in December, rolling towards yet another playoff berth and a possible AFC North division title. Despite trailing 20-6 midway through the second quarter, the Steelers made some key…