David DeCastro


No Word Yet On Severity Of Pouncey’s Thumb Injury

Early in the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday loss to the Baltimore Ravens, center Maurkice Pouncey left the game with what was later reported as being a dislocated thumb on his snapping hand. While Pouncey did later return to the game, he wasn’t able to finish. “Pouncey had a dislocated finger,” Steelers…


Steelers Spin: Week Nine Rants And Ramblings

It’s a familiar, hackneyed script in a B-movie, a sequel with a worn out storyline, heading to a big screen near you as the Pittsburgh Steelers take on the 3-4 Baltimore Ravens in the latest rerun of this former smash hit National Football League rivalry. The Steelers are coming off…


2016 Midseason Review: Interior OL

We still have some time to kill before the Pittsburgh Steelers get back on the field, and their bye week happens to have fallen at a pretty appropriate time, so over the course of this week, we are going to bring you a sort of quick-hitter review of how the…


Steelers Injury Report: Roethlisberger Limited Thursday; Heyward, Gilbert Full Participants

Will Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (knee) ultimately play Sunday in the team’s road game against the Baltimore Ravens? I certainly don’t know the answer to that question and the team’s Thursday injury report, as expected, doesn’t provide any insight as it relates to that topic. Roethlisberger practiced again on…



Steelers Midseason Awards: Biggest Surprise/Disappointment

I know, I know. Technically, we’re not at the halfway point of the season. That’ll happen after Sunday’s game. But with the election coming up and a potential loss to the Baltimore Ravens, 95% of our viewership might have chucked their computers out the window. So we’re going to talk…


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…