David DeCastro

Mike Munchak Says Steelers’ OL Needs To Clean Up Penalties

It’s been a revolving door for the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive line. And to their credit, it’s a group that has hung tough and done relatively well. But there is one area their coach, Mike Munchak, would like to see major improvement on. “Penalties. I think that’s something that for whatever…




David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 6: Steelers Versus Dolphins

After two impressive wins at home, the Pittsburgh Steelers traveled to South Florida and produced one of the most ignominious efforts in recent memory losing 30-15 to the Miami Dolphins. The Steelers were completely dominated on both sides of the ball, but still managed to have a chance late because…


Steelers Know They Lack Physicality And Rhythm In Sunday’s Loss

The only rhythm the Pittsburgh Steelers had Sunday afternoon was rhythm and blues. And the only thing worse than that joke was their performance in the trenches in a 30-15 loss to the Miami Dolphins. A rushing attack besieged by penalties and forgotten about because of circumstances, a run defense…


Steelers Film Room: T Chris Hubbard Vs Jets

Pittsburgh Steelers backup offensive lineman Chris Hubbard made his first career start in Sunday’s win over the New York Jets and overall the former undrafted free agent represented himself extremely well at right tackle in place of injured starter Marcus Gilbert. In this film room post, we’ll take a look…


Steelers Vs Dolphins X Factor: David DeCastro

Giving some love to the offensive line today. David DeCastro’s season has been a little flighty, though certainly not because of him resting on his laurels after getting paid as some contend, but he’s bounced back nicely the last two weeks. He’ll need another strong performance tomorrow afternoon against the…


Steelers First Quarter Offensive Charting Notes

Yesterday, we brought you the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offensive and defensive charting notes for the team’s most recent game. Today, we bring you a broader, more comprehensive look at what the team has done on offense and defense, now that we have a broader body of work to revisit. Here are…




Steelers Vs. Eagles: Beyond The Box Score – Week 3

While the box score is relatively informative it doesn’t always tell the whole story. Here are the plays and circumstances not covered in any box score that had a critical role in the outcome of the Pittsburgh Steelers week 3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. After the Eagles marched down…


Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Vs Eagles

When an offense that is regarded as one of the best in the game manages to score only three points in fair weather conditions with a reasonable state of health, you can rest assured that there were a number of factors that contributed to the issue. That is certainly the…


Sack Breakdown: Steelers Vs Eagles

Unfortunately, we have more than one of these this week. 1. 8:22 2nd, 3rd and 8. 11 personnel. Five to block + a RB check/release against a four man rush. This is Todd Haley’s 62 Z Indy Post we wrote about last year and has been very successful for Pittsburgh. But…


David Todd: Quick Thoughts On Week 3: Steelers Versus Eagles

After opening the season with wins over two 2015 division champions, the Pittsburgh Steelers went on the road in week three to take on the 2-0 Philadelphia Eagles. It was a disaster. The Steelers were completely dominated in every facet of the game and left as a battered football team,…


Steelers Loss To Eagles Included One Of Those Touchderceptions

Thanks to a holding penalty on Pittsburgh Steelers guard David DeCastro, the fourth quarter deep pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to wide receiver Darrius Heyward-Bey wouldn’t have stood as a touchdown had it not been ruled an interception instead. With that disclaimer out of the way, I really wonder if this really…