Found December 09, 2012 on SteelBlitz Steelers Blog:
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The Steelers will be without corner-back Ike Taylor for the first time in 135 games. An ankle fracture will keep Taylor from extending a very impressive consecutive games streak. In his place will be Cortez Allen who will start opposite Keenan Lewis. Moving up in the depth chart is Curtis Brown, who hasn’t seen much playing time so far his first two NFL seasons. Brown and Allen were drafted in back-to-back rounds in the 2011 NFL Draft to help solidify the defensive back-field and today will be their first real chance to show what they can do. Brown will be playing on the outside in the nickle package leaving Allen at his normal spot inside. Brown played outside during his years at Texas and was considered a more polished player when he and Allen were drafted by the Steelers. However, Allen quickly passed Brown in the depth chart and Brown has been waiting for his chance to show he has what it takes to be an NFL player. Today will likely be that chance. The Chargers like to throw the...
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