Originally posted on SteelerAddicts  |  Last updated 11/14/12
Ike Taylor picked up his 2012 season where he left his 2011 one off by getting abused by the Denver Broncos on opening night in the Mile High city. Keenan Lewis won a battle over youngsters Cortez Allen and Curtis Brown for the corner opposite Taylor in Dick LeBeau’s 3-4 defense. To say that both players have improved through the first nine games of this year would be a drastic understatement. Taylor has slowed the game down tremendously for himself and has limited his penalties while staying aggressive. He remains the Steelers’ top cover corner and it will be interesting to see if he is on the Baltimore Ravens’ speedster Torrie Smith or on the veteran Anquan Boldin. For Lewis’ part, he hasn’t had to deal with many of the top receivers in the league simply because he guards the opponent’s #2 man, but make no mistake, he has improved tremendously over the season and is becoming one of the best run-support corners in the league. Whether he gets Boldin or Smith, either will be a major ...
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