Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 12/20/12
There is no question that the lack of depth at cornerback has hurt the Pittsburgh Steelers in these past two contests, especially against the Dallas Cowboys where the finished the game with only two healthy cornerbacks available. While there is hope that they will be in better shape this week in the critical AFC North battle against the Cincinnati Bengals, one thing is certain, starting cornerback Ike Taylor will not be available.This could be a huge loss, as Taylor held Bengals star wide receiver A.J. Green in check in the first match up. While he been able to remove the protective boot off his fractured ankle, there is still no definitive timeframe for his return. With Taylor out against the Bengals, there is hope that Keenan Lewis and Cortez Allen will be back in the fold this week to boost the battered secondary. At this point, Curtis Brown and Josh Victorian will be the primary back-ups, as the team placed reserve cornerback DeMarcus Van **** on injured reserve after injuring h...
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