David DeCastro Contract: Latest News, Rumors on OG’s Negotiations with Steelers

August 3, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman David DeCastro is a candidate for a contract extension entering the final year of his rookie contract.
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Steelers and DeCastro Making Progress on Extension Negotiations Wednesday, Aug. 3 DeCastro and the Steelers "have made some progress on contract talks after a slow period," according to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com.
DeCastro, 26, is in the final year of his contract after his fifth-year option was exercised and is set to make $8 million this season, according to Spotrac.
An extension at some point feels likely. As Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review suggested in July, DeCastro seems keen to remain with the Steelers:
DeCastro, 26, has emerged as one of the best guards in football. He was voted to both the Pro Bowl and as an Associated Press first-team All-NFL selection in 2015. He was also ranked as Pro Football Focus' sixth-best right guard in 2015 (h/t Rotoworld).
In other words, the Steel...

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