David DeCastro

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Gut Reactions: Steelers Vs. Eagles – Week 3

7 gut reactions from the Pittsburgh Steelers week 3 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles: 1 – Guard David DeCastro had a tough day on Sunday. The blocked field goal on the Steelers first drive came through DeCastro’s gap. He also gave up back to back sacks in the third quarter,…


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Steelers Vs. Eagles: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 3

The Pittsburgh Steelers will play the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday and it will be their second road of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with another road win and a 3-0 record. Make Carson…


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Steelers Vs Bengals: Sack Breakdown

Another week, another game with just one sack allowed. Let’s take a look. 1. 1st and 10, 10:12 2nd. 11 personnel. Five block vs a four man rush. Bengals are in man coverage with a two deep shell. No one gets open and there’s nowhere immediately for Ben Roethlisberger to go…


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Steelers Vs. Bengals: 7 Keys To Victory – Week 2

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and it will be their first divisional game of the 2016 regular season. Below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a home win and 2-0 record….


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Steelers Vs. Bengals 3-Point Stance

The Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday at Heinz Field and below are three talking points to consider ahead of the AFC North matchup. The $58-million-dollar man Last week, Steelers running back DeAngelo Williams ran 26 times for 143 yards and two touchdowns. According to my charting, 15 of those…


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Steelers Film Room: David DeCastro Pulling Vs Redskins

Pittsburgh Steelers right guard David DeCastro, at least in the eyes of those who vote on such things, made the leap last year from just an above average player to an All-Pro. Through all of his career, however, he has had one signature characteristic, and that is his ability to…


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New Contract Details For Steelers G David DeCastro

The Pittsburgh Steelers extended the contract of guard David DeCastro last week and now that the deal has been filed with the NFLPA, the full numbers and structure are now known thanks to information provided by an agent. DeCastro, who received $50 million in new money as part of his…


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Film Room: Williams’ TD Puts Steelers Over The Top In Win

The atmosphere was relaxed, a little carefree. The Pittsburgh Steelers were up 24-9, dominating the second half of their eventual Monday night win. But Kirk Cousins woke up, led Washington down the field, and capped it off with a touchdown, edging the deficit to just eight, 24-16. I’m not completely…


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Steelers Vs. Redskins: 7 Keys To Victory

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and below are seven things that I believe the team will need to do in order to come away with a road win. Run right, right from the start – Even through the Steelers offense…


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Steelers Enter 2016 Season With 14 Players Set To Be URFAs In 2017

The Pittsburgh Steelers will open their 2016 regular season Monday night against the Washington Redskins and now that their initial roster is set, we can take a quick loom ahead at the several players who are now scheduled to become unrestricted free agents next year. Currently, there are 14 such…


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How We Got Here – Looking Back On The Steelers’ Offseason

This is it. Today. The day you’ve been waiting for ever since a tough loss in the Divisional Round to the eventual Super Bowl champions. The Pittsburgh Steelers make their regular-season debut tonight in Washington. Before we get there, though, I think we should pause and look back on how…


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David DeCastro On New Contract: “It’s Nice It’s Done”

Pre or post contract, David DeCastro is a man of few words. For one of the league’s throwback linemen, you’d expect no less. His entire Steelers.com interview, the first posted since his new, 5 year, $50 million extension, barely lasts a minute. And that’s including the introduction. But DeCastro is…


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2016 NFL Week 1: Steelers Friday Night Five Questions

Happy Friday to all of you and welcome to the 2016 NFL season. Wow, what a week it was for the Pittsburgh Steelers and it included the team acquiring cornerback Justin Gilbert in a trade with the Cleveland Browns and the signing of guard David DeCastro to a long term…