David DeCastro


Hubbard, Finney Both Likely Locks For Steelers 53 With Hawkins Now On IR

Now that the Pittsburgh Steelers have placed rookie tackle Jerald Hawkins on their Reserve/Injured list, you can probably consider this move great news for former undrafted free agent B.J. Finney as he and fellow offensive lineman Chris Hubbard will now both likely make the team’s final 53-man roster as a…


Steelers Finally Do The Inevitable With Minor Restructures

It was, in truth, only a matter of time before it would happen, but it occurred quite late in the proceedings in comparison to what might have been expected. Yesterday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were revealed to have restructured the contract of starting right tackle Marcus Gilbert in order to clear…


2016 South Side Questions: Where Is DeCastro’s New Deal?

Training camp has ended, and the Pittsburgh Steelers have reverted back to taking their practices at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex, formerly known and still referred to as the ‘South Side’ facility of Heinz Field. While training camp might have seen a lot of work put into the team and…


Steelers Vs Eagles Positional Grades

The Pittsburgh Steelers struggled in their second preseason game of the season, this time against the Philadelphia Eagles, Thursday, at Heinz Field. Although the Eagles 17-0 shut out the Steelers, dropping their preseason record to 0-2, there were a handful of bright spots that emerged for Pittsburgh in the loss….


Alejandro Villanueva Praises OL Professionalism

For a starting gig, there is only one battle to pay attention this year. And it comes at the most important position. Left tackle. Alejandro Villanueva is taking on challenger Ryan Harris in camp, rotating first team days. And though Villanueva is the incumbent, someone who performed admirably in his…


OL vs DL One-On-Ones: Charted Results (Updated)

Something new I wanted to add to this year’s training camp coverage. We’ve been recapping the skill players stats, and we’ll do so again (look for that tomorrow), but I wanted to show love to everyone else too. So since I have logged basically every OL/DL rep, I figured the…


Report: Steelers, David DeCastro Making Progress On Contract Talks

The Pittsburgh Steelers have several more practices remaining at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe and during that time it’s likely that guard David DeCastro will sign a new long term contract extension with the team. While there hasn’t been much to report in the way of negotiations between the Steelers…