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Draft Scout *David DeCastro News
09/08/16 - OG David DeCastro signed a six-year contract extension through the 2021 season on Thursday. Financial terms were not disclosed by the team, but ESPN's Dan Graziano reported the additional five years are worth $58 million. The 26-year-old DeCastro will make $8.070 million in 2016. A Pro Bowl selection last season, DeCastro has played in 40 consecutive games and started 50 of 51 contests since entering the league out of Stanford as a first-round selection (24th overall) of the 2012 draft.
06/15/16 - G David DeCastro, who earned All-Pro honors for the first time last season, is a candidate to receive a long-term contract extension this summer. He is entering the final season of his rookie contract. "I'm not worried about it," DeCastro said. "You think about it, obviously. That's why you hire an agent. You let him do his thing and go from there.
"I have a year left and I'm trying to make it the best year possible." DeCastro said he would like to remain with the Steelers long term.
04/09/15 - G David DeCastro had the fifth-year option for 2016 exercised by the Steelers Thursday (April 9). The 24th overall pick in the 2012 draft will remain under contract through 2016 and will be paid the average of the Nos. 3-25 players at his position, which is $8.070 million.
The deadline for teams to pick up 2016 options on 2012 first-rounders is May 3.
12/26/13 - G David DeCastro (back) missed practice on Thursday after he was limited on Wednesday, so his issue is getting worse. Guy Whimper will start if he cannot play.
12/05/13 - G David DeCastro (foot sprain) did not practice Wednesday and his status remains uncertain. Guy Whimper would start at right guard if he cannot go.