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Ike Taylor Says Steve Smith Was The Toughest Player He Ever Covered

During his 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, recently retired cornerback Ike Taylor lined up against a ton of wide receivers and on the Wednesday edition of NFL Network’s “Total Access”, the former fourth-round draft pick out of Louisiana-Lafayette was asked to name the three toughest that he had to cover during his long career. […] Ike Taylor Says Steve Smith Was...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Rooney And Ike Taylor Shared An Unmistakable Bond

Dan Rooney and Ike Taylor have a very unique relationship, one that has an almost “grandfatherly” feel to it, with the way the Hall of Fame owner treats his now-retired cornerback, whose nickname “Swaggin” was a testament to the way he played. Taylor, who turns 35 next month, has almost half a century to go […] Dan Rooney And Ike Taylor Shared An Unmistakable Bond is a...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Brought Swag To Steelers Secondary For A Decade

For about a decade, Ike Taylor stood as a shining example of why the Pittsburgh Steelers were wise to shy away from the cornerback position in the first round. He was a testament to the fact that you could get a championship-caliber player in the mid-rounds or later who was just a bit rough around […] Ike Taylor Brought Swag To Steelers Secondary For A Decade is a post from: ...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ike Taylor the next defender to retire

Ike Taylor has officially retired after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Taylor spent each of his 12 years in the league with Pittsburgh.  The Steelers drafted Taylor in the fourth round of the 2003 draft with the 125th overall pick. Taylor came out of Louisiana-Lafayette and became a big player on the defense very early in his career. In just his third season, he racked...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Got the Most of Everything He Could for the Steelers

You’d think a cornerback who played 12 seasons in the National Football League would have more than 14 career interceptions. Then again, this is Ike Taylor we are talking about and “Ike Taylor” and “interceptions” have never exactly gone together like peanut butter and jelly. With that said, Ike Taylor had an excellent career and while he won’t get the national play that...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Domino Falls… Ike Taylor Retires

Longtime Steelers shutdown corner Ike Taylor has followed Troy Polamalu in deciding to call it a career. Ike Taylor was an easy target for fans and pundits because of his lousy hands, but he was anything but a target for opposing quarterbacks throughout his career. Ike never got the credit that guys like Asante Samuel or Darrelle Revis got for their gaudy interception totals, but...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Announces His Retirement From The NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor announced Tuesday during his radio show that he is retiring from the NFL after a 13-year career. “Other than having my son, playing for the Steelers has been the best experience in my entire lifetime,” Taylor said. “It is rare, in this day of free agency that is super rare […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Announces His Retirement From...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor weighs in on Darrelle Revis signing

Ike Taylor may be five years older than Darrelle Revis, but he’s still arguably the team’s best cornerback on the roster. And unfortunately for him, when he was in his prime years during the team’s triumph in Super Bowl XLIII, the cornerback market was a bit different. While Taylor did receive a nice $5 million signing bonus in 2006, the most he was ever paid in a season occurred...
Via The Sports Daily
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss

"Potential never paid a bill," Ike Taylor puts 2014 defense in perspective

Potential dont pay the bills, suggested veteran Ike Taylor. One of the most experienced defensive backs in the league knows that on what we see on paper and what is done on the field are two totally different things. You got to go out there and do it, Taylor says and adds, that pays the bills. The potential Taylor is referring to, is the amount of new faces and exciteme...
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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