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CORTEZ ALLEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Steelers should target Byron Maxwell in free agency

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers have many needs on defense as they enter free agency and the draft, and one position in particular is cornerback. The Steelers will likely select a pass rusher and corner in May’s NFL draft, but they should also target a proven defensive back in free agency. With Ike Taylor, 34, set to become an unrestricted free agent in...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Working At Helping CB Cortez Allen Regain His Confidence

The Pittsburgh Steelers signed cornerback Cortez Allen to a five-year, $26 million contact extension right before the start of the 2014 regular season and unfortunately the former fourth-round draft pick out The Citadel proceeded to play so poorly that it led to him being benched. On top of the regression of his play, Allen ultimately finished the […] Steelers Working At Helping...
Via Steelers Depot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Decision With Cortez Allen is More Than Just Money

If Steelers’ beleaguered cornerback Cortez Allen is still on the roster as of June 1st, he receives a $3 million roster bonus. Will the team want to pay him that much for being a likely back-up and special teams player? If they cut him prior to June 1st, they can save some money. His dead money would be less than $2 million this year and would be just over $4 million in 2016. With...
Via Steel City Blitz
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB Cortez Allen

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB Cortez Allen is a post from...
Via Steelers Depot
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The Optimist’s Take – Assessing Cortez Allen’s Stock

While the Pittsburgh Steelers may have gained some tangible evidence of improvement, improving their win total by three games and hosting a playoff game as a division champion for the first time in four seasons, there is no doubt that the team is far from a finished product. No team, of course, is a finished […] The Optimist’s Take – Assessing Cortez Allen’s Stock is a post...
Via Steelers Depot
27 days ago  |  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

Pittsburgh Steelers Cortez Allen being mirrored at The Citadel - Brandon McCladdie NFL Draft Scouting Report

NFL Scouting Report The Citadel Bulldogs Brandon McCladdie Brandon McCladdie earned starting role at cornerback last season ... selected as a team captain for the 2012 season, and has built on that progression in his game. In 2013, McCladdie accepted his invitation to play in the Medal of Honor Bowl a collection of some of the top seniors in the nation. There's already one Citadel...
Via College2Pro.com
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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