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The Pittsburgh Steelers will be down two cornerbacks on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys as both Ike Taylor (ankle) and Cortez Allen (groin) will be on the sideline due to injuries. Allen has played the nickel role all season in the Steelers sub-package so the Steelers certainly have a hole to fill Sunday in Dallas.
Curtis Brown and Josh Victorian are both expected to see time opposite Keenan Lewis, and according to Ralph Paulk of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, we could see rookie undrafted safety Robert Golden line up as the nickel this week with Allen out as he reportedly has taken reps there Read more [...]
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The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up their practice preparations on Friday for their Sunday road game against the Dallas Cowboys and the Friday injury report is now out.
Pretty much as expected, cornerback Cortez Allen (groin) did not practice on Friday and he was listed as doubtful as a result. Allen injured his groin last week in the loss to the San Diego Chargers and is expected...
The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field on Thursday as they continued their practice preparations for their upcoming Sunday road game against the Dallas Cowboys.
The Thursday injury report is now out and it shows that cornerback Cortez Allen (groin) failed to practice for a second consecutive day which puts his availability right now for Sunday in serious question...
Some of you may have read that title and asked yourself: who? That’s exactly the problem the Steelers are facing heading into Sunday’s game. Two of the corners that will see the most playing time for the Steelers this weekend have played a total of one half of football for the team so far this season.
Josh Victorian was called up from the practice squad last week to give the...
The Pittsburgh Steelers are once again going to be without the services of cornerback Ike Taylor on Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys as he will miss his second consecutive game with a fractured right ankle suffered early in the win against the Baltimore Ravens back in Week 13.
Taylor was asked on Wednesday how the rehab is going.
"Right now it's going really well...
The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Dallas Cowboys Sunday and here is what the inactive list will most likely look like when it is released 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
3 of the 7 names on the list this week will be inactive this week because those players were ruled out for the game due to injuries on the Friday injury report.
Ike Taylor - Taylor will miss his second consecutive...
Season 3, Episode 54 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I get right to looking at the health of the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their road game Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys and speculate what the upcoming Friday injury report might look like. With Cortez Allen likely to be out we talk about the young cornerbacks that will need to step up and we both...
Below are my second half notes from the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-24 loss Sunday to the San Diego Chargers. Here are my first half notes in case you missed them.
The 2nd and 9 wide receiver screen the Chargers called on their opening possession of the second half was a great call with Keenan Lewis playing so far off. Both he and Ryan Clark get blocked out of the play and it leaves...
Below is the inactive list for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 15 game on the road against the Dallas Cowboys. The 7 inactive players are announced 90 minutes before kickoff.
CB Cortez Allen
T Mike Adams
CB Ike Taylor
WR Plaxico Burress
QB Byron Leftwich
G Willie Colon
DE Al Woods
CB Morris Claiborne
S Charlie Peprah
RB Phillip Tanner
G Kevin Kowalksi...
Below are the defensive player play counts and the participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 14 loss to the San Diego Chargers. We also are including down, time of play and yards gained to better help you identify the play.
The Steelers were in the nickel for 28 plays in this game and you can see that once again Curtis Brown played outside on those snaps while Cortez...
As the veteran member of the Pittsburgh Steelers' otherwise-youthful cornerbacks, Ike Taylor enjoys being among the first- and second-year players at his position meetings.
''I feel like they keep my young,'' Taylor said. ''Especially with the new young music coming up, the clothes, shoes, all that kind of stuff.''
This week, it's much more...