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Draft Scout *David DeCastro News
02/10/18 - G David DeCastro has his contract restructured to help the Steelers clear $13.26 million of salary cap space for this year, ESPN reported Saturday. Citing a league source, the report said that DeCastro agreed to the NFL's minimum base salary for a player of his tenure for 2018, which is $790,000. The rest of the money owed to him will be applied to a signing bonus. The reworked deal also convert its roster bonus for this year into a signing bonus. DeCastro's base salary drops from $3.79 million to $790,000. The All-Pro's roster bonus of $3.79 million turns into a signing bonus of $6.79 million, which creates $5.092 million of salary cap space for the team.
01/01/18 - RG David DeCastro was a healthy scratch for the regular-season finale.
01/01/18 - RG David DeCastro saw his strong of 71 consecutive starts end. The Steelers rested DeCastro and others in the regular-season finale against the Browns.
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.