Latest David DeCastro News

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes throws a pass while being chased down by Atlanta Falcons Jacob Tuioti-Mariner during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Mahomes leads champion Chiefs to 14-2 mark in stacked AFC

Jan. 7, 2021 4:14 PM EST

So often, uneasy is the head that wears the crown. Yet the Kansas City Chiefs followed up their first Super Bowl title in half a century by posting the NFL’s best record at 14-2, earning the AFC’s only first-round bye in the expanded playoff format. Before their “B” team lost to the...

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger warms up before an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ticking clock? Time running out for Steelers veterans

Jan. 6, 2021 8:37 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The opportunities are dwindling. Ben Roethlisberger knows it. Cam Heyward and David DeCastro too. It's been a decade since the Pittsburgh Steelers have reached the Super Bowl and a dozen years since they've won it. In most places, that's hardly a drought. Not in a place where players,...

Pittsburgh Steelers running back James Conner, left, slips past Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Chris Claybrooks for a gain during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

Steelers activate RB James Conner off reserve/COVID-19 list

Dec. 9, 2020 5:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers' struggling running game received a boost on Wednesday when James Conner was activated off the reserve/COVID-19 list. Conner missed each of Pittsburgh's last two games, including a 23-17 upset loss to Washington on Monday that ended the Steelers' bid for an...

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster (19) tries to fend off Baltimore Ravens cornerback Tramon Williams after making a catch during the second half of an NFL football game Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Unbeaten Steelers focusing on Washington, not perfection

Dec. 6, 2020 12:56 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The weeks are starting to run together into a seemingly never-ending avalanche of news and adjustments as the NFL tries to navigate a season in the middle of a pandemic. So forgive the Pittsburgh Steelers if they're not exactly caught up in the hype — or maybe lack of hype...