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Thread: could Decastro be the best player

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    Quote Originally Posted by RuthlessBurgher View Post
    Yeah, but Foster's an unrestricted free agent after this season.

    Since cutting Colon would create the type of dead money that the team would prefer to avoid (particularly when we are in such dire straits with the cap to begin with), they will likely have to keep Colon at LG next year, use DeCastro at RG next year, let Foster sign elsewhere this offseason (even though we may not like it, we have other more vital guys to try to re-sign), with Beachum as the Trai Essex like utility backup.
    Foster has been the most consistent OLman this season. I don't see the Steelers letting him walk.
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    Decastro was horrible today. I think he fell for a reason. Hopefully its first game jitters because he looked bad. Really had

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    decastro got owned today

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    You can forget about high draft picks for OL now. We still need more playmakers on defense. Gotta use the high picks for DB's, or another LB...
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    Quote Originally Posted by pfelix73 View Post
    You can forget about high draft picks for OL now. We still need more playmakers on defense. Gotta use the high picks for DB's, or another LB...

    I would agree except this team is and will still be all about Ben. No Ben=no chance. He needs protected and he still isn't getting that. If not for his repeated Houdini acts yesterday we would have been blown out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Shawn View Post
    Actually Pouncey had two games in a row before today where he played very poorly.
    Yes, I completely agree. Pouncey has had an up and down season at best.

    IMHO, Starks has been our most valuable and most consistent lineman by a mile. No, he is not highly talented, but he makes the most of what he has at the most difficult position. Starks is a gem of a person and a fantastic Steeler. Foster may be our second best linemen this season.

    Beachum, Adams, and Gilbert as our tackles will get Ben killed next season. IMHO, we either resign Starks or draft a pass protecting OT in the first few rounds if we want Ben to have a chance at playing every game.
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    The entire line stunk but, I didn't pay a lot of attention to Starks so I don't know if I can include him in that. In any event, I saw Foster get kicked around just ike everyone to the left of him.
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    Quote Originally Posted by feltdizz View Post
    I think he fell for a reason. Hopefully its first game jitters because he looked bad. Really had
    I'm going to give "Bustcastro" more than one game. I did not notice him early in the game, which I take as a positive.

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    I'll give Decastro a season or 2... but I found it funny he was predicted to be the best on this OL in his first game. IMO this OL is better when Legursky is at Center and Pouncey is at guard. Not sure if it's possible to make that switch with Decastro in but I would prefer Legs at C and Pouncey and Decastro at G's

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