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Steelers Injury Report: McLendon, Allen Ruled Out; Gilbert, Shazier Both Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now released their final injury report for the upcoming game Sunday against the New Orleans Saints and it includes two players being ruled out on it. Cornerback Cortez Allen (thumb) and nose tackle Steve McLendon (shoulder) will both miss Sunday’s game. Allen is still recovering from having pins inserted into his […] Steelers Injury Report: McLendon...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable For Sunday, Cortez Allen Dealing With Broken Thumb

The Pittsburgh Steelers look to get several injured players back this week for their Sunday home game against the New Orleans Saints and head coach Mike Tomlin updated the status of the team from a health standpoint during his Tuesday press conference. Tomlin said that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) practiced Monday as he looks to […] Steelers Injury Report: Steve McLendon Questionable...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cortez Allen Must Play To Prove He Can Be Trusted

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen has gone from playing every snap on defense for the Steelers to logging some time on special teams. After struggling heavily against the Cleveland Browns, he was demoted to playing in sub-packages the following week. Two weeks later, he had another disastrous showing, and he was benched entirely on defense. […] Cortez Allen Must Play...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Cortez Allen’s Nightmare Season Reached New Levels Against Colts

To say that Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen had a bad game Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts would a huge understatement. In fact, you would be hard-pressed to recall a game played so poorly by a Steelers cornerback. Allen, who signed a four year contract extension worth $24.6 million just prior to the start of the […] Cortez Allen’s Nightmare Season Reached...
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October 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Did the Steelers Waste $26 Million on Cortez Allen?

Cortez Allen will be an awfully expensive nickel back Monday night when the Pittsburgh Steelers host the Houston Texans at Heinz Field. The Steelers agreed to pay Allen 520 million nickels, or $26 million, over the next five years. But because of his lackluster performance this season, Allen has lost his starting job to Brice McCain. Pro Football Focus ranks Allen dead last among...
Via SteelerAddicts
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Did the Steelers make a major mistake signing Cortez Allen to a huge contract?

The Steelers signed cornerback Cortez Allen to a five-year, $25 million dollar contract on the eve of the season opener. Seven weeks later, they have benched him and will start free-agent signing Brice McCain Monday night against the Houston Texans. Scott Brown    @ScottBrown_ESPN Steelers defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau all but says Brice McCain will […] The post Did the Steelers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Sign CB Cortez Allen To Four Year Extension

According to NFL Network’s Ian Rappaport (I know, I know), the Steelers have agreed to terms with DB Cortez Allen on a four-year, $26 million contract extension. That’s a pretty huge move the night before the season. For one thing, Allen is not well established. He has played in enough games and made a few plays here and there, and the Steelers were presumably going to rely...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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