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David DeCastro
G #66
Height:
6-5
Weight:
316
Age:
26
College:
Stanford
Hometown:
Bellevue, WA
Experience:
5

Quick Stats (2016):

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12
GS
12
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGames
GGS
TOTAL 63 62
2016 PIT 12 12
2015 PIT 16 16
2014 PIT 16 16
2013 PIT 15 15
2012 PIT 4 3
Recent Games
WKOppResult
1 @WAS W 38-16
2 CIN W 24-16
3 @PHI L 3-34
4 KC W 43-14
5 NYJ W 31-13
6 @MIA L 15-30
7 NE L 16-27
9 @BAL L 14-21
10 DAL L 30-35
11 @CLE W 24-9
12 @IND W 28-7
13 NYG W 24-14

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Biography

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CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

  • Named first-team Associated Press All-Pro, named to the PFWA’s All-AFC Team and earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2015.
  • Entering the 2016 season, has started 40 consecutive games, the sixth-longest active consecutive starts streak among NFL guards.

PRO (63-62/3-3): Activated from the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return List on November 26, 2012…placed on the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return List on September 7, 2012, due to a knee injury…originally drafted by the Steelers in the first round (24th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

2016 (12-12): Has started 52 consecutive regular-season games, the sixth-longest active NFL streak among guards.

  • 9/12 at Washington: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.
  • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 300 yards with five touchdowns and for Le’Veon Bell to rush for 144 yards.
  • 11/20 at Cleveland: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for Bell to rush for a season-high 146 yards…was also a part of an offensive line that gave up zero sacks.
  • 11/24 at Indianapolis: Was part of an offensive line that didn’t allow a sack for the second straight game.

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    CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

    • Named first-team Associated Press All-Pro, named to the PFWA’s All-AFC Team and earned his first Pro Bowl selection in 2015.
    • Entering the 2016 season, has started 40 consecutive games, the sixth-longest active consecutive starts streak among NFL guards.

    PRO (63-62/3-3): Activated from the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return List on November 26, 2012…placed on the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return List on September 7, 2012, due to a knee injury…originally drafted by the Steelers in the first round (24th overall) of the 2012 NFL Draft.

    2016 (12-12): Has started 52 consecutive regular-season games, the sixth-longest active NFL streak among guards.

    • 9/12 at Washington: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.
    • 10/2 vs. Kansas City: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for 300 yards with five touchdowns and for Le’Veon Bell to rush for 144 yards.
    • 11/20 at Cleveland: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for Bell to rush for a season-high 146 yards…was also a part of an offensive line that gave up zero sacks.
    • 11/24 at Indianapolis: Was part of an offensive line that didn’t allow a sack for the second straight game.
    2015 (16-16/2-2): Started all 16 regular-season games for the second consecutive season…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the Steelers’ offense to produce at least 450 net yards in four straight regular-season games, tying an NFL record…was part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks in two games during the regular season (9/20 vs. San Francisco and 12/6 vs. Indianapolis)…started his 50th career regular-season game 1/3 at Cleveland…started both postseason contests.
    • 9/10 at New England: Started his third straight season-opening game at RG…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the Steelers to have a 300-yard passer, 100-yard rusher and 100-yard receiver.
    • 11/8 vs. Oakland: Blocked for an offense that totaled a season-high 597 yards.

    2014 (16-16/1-1): Started at RG in all 16 regular-season games for the first time in his career…was part of an offensive line that helped block for the offense to set numerous single-season team records, including total points (436), total yards (6,577) and total first downs (379)…also helped block for an offense that led the NFL in time of possession (32:24), yards per first down play (6.42) and tied for the league lead in yards per play (6.2)…was part of an offensive line that allowed zero sacks in three games during the regular season (10/26 vs. Indianapolis, 12/7 at Cincinnati and 12/28 vs. Cincinnati)…made his postseason debut starting at RG in the AFC Wild Card Game vs. Baltimore.

    • 9/21 at Carolina: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for Steelers’ rushers to total 264 yards on the ground, the third-highest total in a single game since 2000, and for RB Le’Veon Bell and RB LeGarrette Blount to each record 100-yard games.
    • 10/26 vs. Indianapolis: Was part of an offensive line that allowed QB Ben Roethlisberger to throw for single-game team records in completions (40) passing yards (522) and passing touchdowns (6).
    • 11/2 vs. Baltimore: Was part of an offensive line that helped block for Roethlisberger to throw six touchdowns and to total an NFL record 12 touchdown passes in back-to-back games.
    • 11/17 at Tennessee: Was part of an offensive line that helped pave the way for Bell to record the fourth-highest single game rushing total in team history (204 yards).

    2013 (15-15): Started 15 games at RG…inactive due to a right ankle injury 11/3 at New England after he left the previous game (10/27 at Oakland) due to the injury…was part of an offensive line that did not allow a sack in two games (11/24 at Cleveland and 11/28 at Baltimore).

    2012 (4-3): Appeared in four games at RG, starting three of them...activated from the Steelers’ Reserve/Injured; Designated for Return List on November 26, after he suffered a knee injury during the preseason…dressed but did not play 12/2 at Baltimore…made his NFL debut 12/9 vs. San Diego, and he started his first career game 12/16 at Dallas.

    COLLEGE: Started all 39 games at right guard for Stanford (2008-2011)…finished his career with 316 knockdowns, 68 touchdown-resulting blocks and a blocking consistency grade of 91.63%...his grade of 96.88% in 2011 was the highest mark by any offensive lineman (since consistency grades were kept in 1985) in Pac-12 Conference history…named a first-team All-American selection by The NFL Draft Report, Walter Camp, Associated Press, The Sporting News, American Football Coaches Association and Football Writers Association, and was an All-Pac-12 first-team selection in 2011…named a second-team All-American by The NFL Draft Report in 2010 and earned All-Pac-10 Conference honors…earned All-Pac-10 Conference honorable mention honors in 2009…majored in management, science and engineering.

    PERSONAL: Attended Bellevue High School (Bellevue, Wash.)…was an all-state performer on the offensive line…the Super Prep All-American added all-state honors and was the recipient of the King County Lineman of the Year Award as a senior…helped lead his team to the state title his junior season…went on to play in the Offense-Defense All-American Game following his senior season…also competed in track, throwing shot put, an event where he captured the 2008 Washington State 3A champion with a throw of 59-3…also won the district (58-4) and the King County 3A League (58-1½) titles, as well…participated in an annual NFL-USO trip in 2015…son of Jennifer and Colin DeCastro…both parents are from South Africa…his father’s side of the family were competitive rugby players…Full name: David Michael DeCastro.