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Steelers 2014 Training Camp Battle Reports: Cornerbacks

When you look at the cornerbacks for the Pittsburgh Steelers you see some depth but no real superstars. Ike Taylor is past his prime but believes he can bounce back from a poor 2013 campaign. Cortez Allen is entering a pivotal season where he needs to prove to the Steelers and himself that he can be a full-time starter in Pittsburgh for years to come. William Gay has always been...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reenergized Ike Taylor Wants To Keep Playing Beyond 2014

Ike Taylor is just one of the many Pittsburgh Steelers that showed up for the first day of training camp yesterday, but it’s no surprise that he attracted one of the largest crowds. He’s simply a must-hear interview. And as everybody is aware, this is in all probability the last season that Taylor will be […] Reenergized Ike Taylor Wants To Keep Playing Beyond 2014 is a post...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Training Camp Battles: Defensive Backs

CornerbacksLocks: Ike Taylor, William Gay, Cortez AllenBattling: Isaiah Green vs. Antwon Blake vs. Brice McCain vs. Shaquille RichardsonAvailable: 2 spotsThe Skinny: The Steelers will undoubtedly keep at least five cornerbacks, especially considering the pass-heavy offensive attacks of today’s NFL. Their options lack experience and size for the most part, so the Steelers will have...
Via Pro Football Spot
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Camp Preview: Ike Taylor will pass the torch Cortez Allen, younger CBs

Maybe the one position on the entire Pittsburgh Steelers team that has the most question marks going into the season is the cornerback spot. Between players under-achieving and the lack of proven talent at the end of the roster, the cornerback position remains one of the most intriguing positions to watch during training camp and preseason for a variety of reasons. The Steelers were...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Goes Off About His Pay Cut

I really do like Ike Taylor. I appreciate his small school beginnings and his work ethic and the time he has put in to be a long-time Pittsburgh Steeler. I liked Ike even more earlier this year when he did the right thing and took a pay cut that helped not only the Steelers but also himself. How did taking a pay cut help Ike Taylor? Simple… He would have been cut and looking for...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Knows Why It Was Him, Even If He Doesn’t Like It

As we covered yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor talked publicly for the first time about his misgivings about the organization that he’s been with his entire career asking him to take a pay cut early this offseason. The 12th-year veteran was scheduled to earn a base salary of $7 million in 2014, the final […] Ike Taylor Knows Why It Was Him, Even If He Doesn’t...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Old-School Offseason Training Paid Off For Steelers CB Ike Taylor

As players get older, they usually lose their speed and ups. In the case of veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Thanks to a levee-like structure that Taylor and his trainer Tom Shaw built in Florida at the Wide World of Sports Complex, the 12th year cornerback has […] Old-School Offseason Training Paid Off For Steelers CB Ike...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Defense Is ‘Super-Duper Fast’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor missed the first week of OTA practices, but he was present on Tuesday for the start of the week number two. Taylor said that he was finishing up his training last week in Florida with trainer Tom Shaw and he talked about what he focused on this offseason during his […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Defense Is ‘Super-Duper Fast’ is a...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers - Possible late round addition at defensive back, Texas CB

Carrington Byndom was a four-year defensive back who appeared in 51 games with 39 career starts. His 39 consecutive starts led the defense and were tied for second on the team (with Dominic Espinosa) behind Mason Walters (51) at the end of 2013. He had 29 career pass breakups, second on the team to Quandre Diggs (32) at the conclusion of his senior year. Byndom earned two-...
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor believes the Steelers will take a cornerback in the first round

Steelers cornernback Ike Taylor believes his team will take a corner in the first round of next month’s draft, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Asked about the upcoming draft, Taylor said he thinks the Steelers will go for a cornerback in the first round — Bradley Roby, Darqueze Dennard or Justin Gilbert are the most-likely targets — then grab Clemson wide receiver...
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April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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