Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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The Pittsburgh Steelers are expected to be without top cornerback Ike Taylor for the next three to six weeks after he injured his right ankle on the team’s first defensive series against the Baltimore Ravens Sunday, reports ESPN. Ike Taylor is expected to miss three to six weeks after injuring his right ankle in the first series against the Ravens on Sunday, a source has told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Taylor was scheduled to undergo an MRI exam on Monday to determine the extent of the injury. Based on Schefter’s timeframe for return, it sounds like he could have sustained a high ankle sprain. On the season Taylor has one interception to go with 13 passes defensed in his 12 games played this season. Taylor was replaced by backup cornerback Cortez Allen after injuring his ankle. The Ravens made a concerted effort to target whichever receiver Allen was covering, leading to a 30-yard pass interference penalty and 28-yard touchdown pass. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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