Latest David DeCastro News

Defense dominates but offense sputters as Rams fall to 5-4

Nov. 10, 2019 10:54 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Donald slipped by Pittsburgh guard David DeCastro and crashed into Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, slamming him into the Heinz Field turf for a safety early in the fourth quarter on Sunday, a play the Los Angeles defensive end thought would ultimately swing momentum to the Rams....

Steelers holding the line despite QB shuffle

Oct. 31, 2019 6:55 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Hall of Famer who served as the group's Svengali is gone. The quarterback who long ago ditched his reputation for extending plays in favor of a more pragmatic and career-extending approach is out for the season. And yet the Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line keeps right on rolling....

Everything's Rosie; Nix's return bolsters Steelers' run game

Oct. 30, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There's a brutal quality to the brand of football Rosie Nix plays. It comes with the territory when you're 5-foot-11, 248 pounds, and your job requires you to lower your head and intentionally run full speed into opposing defenders who are either bigger or faster or both. It's a gig the...

Steelers offense showing signs of life under Rudolph

Oct. 29, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster was covered. Blanketed actually. Mason Rudolph didn't care. The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback flicked a pass down the left sideline and trusted Smith-Schuster to do the rest. As the ball dropped out of the sky, Smith-Schuster's downfield wrestling match with Miami...

Steelers, Bengals focused on bad starts, not bad blood

Sep. 26, 2019 6:43 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The familiar faces that fueled the hostility between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals are gone. Vontaze Burfict is in Oakland. Adam "Pacman" Jones is retired. George Iloka is looking for work. Antonio Brown is off being Antonio Brown, stuck in self-induced NFL purgatory...

Steelers' Roethlisberger done for season with elbow injury

Sep. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he's played through the end of every contract he's ever signed. It's tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback's commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he's led to a pair of Super Bowl titles. That commitment...

Wilson, Seahawks edge Steelers 28-26 as Roethlisberger exits

Sep. 15, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The faces around Russell Wilson have changed as the Seattle Seahawks rebuild themselves on the fly. One thing, however, has not. Seattle goes as its ever imaginative quarterback goes. And in the second half in a place where the franchise hadn't scored let alone won in two decades,...

Steelers look to recover from ugly opener against Seahawks

Sep. 12, 2019 4:40 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pete Carroll watched the tape. The Seattle Seahawks coach isn't buying what he saw from the Pittsburgh Steelers in a lopsided Week 1 loss to New England. "Opening games are always difficult," Carroll said. "You don't know what you're going to get. New England couldn't have looked better....