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Steelers Training Camp Battles: Defensive Backs

CornerbacksLocks: Ike Taylor, William Gay, Cortez AllenBattling: Isaiah Green vs. Antwon Blake vs. Brice McCain vs. Shaquille RichardsonAvailable: 2 spotsThe Skinny: The Steelers will undoubtedly keep at least five cornerbacks, especially considering the pass-heavy offensive attacks of today’s NFL. Their options lack experience and size for the most part, so the Steelers will have...
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Steelers Camp Preview: Ike Taylor will pass the torch Cortez Allen, younger CBs

Maybe the one position on the entire Pittsburgh Steelers team that has the most question marks going into the season is the cornerback spot. Between players under-achieving and the lack of proven talent at the end of the roster, the cornerback position remains one of the most intriguing positions to watch during training camp and preseason for a variety of reasons. The Steelers were...
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Are the Steelers coaches really happy with their depth at corner?

  Posted on: July 16, 2014 By: Kyle Curry   During the 2013 season the Pittsburgh Steelers corners struggled at times. Ike Taylor, who had a great season in 2012, came back to earth and the loss of Keenan Lewis in free agency seemed to hurt the team’s depth at the position.   William Gay returned to the team last season and helped to fill that void, but the real setback was...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Goes Off About His Pay Cut

I really do like Ike Taylor. I appreciate his small school beginnings and his work ethic and the time he has put in to be a long-time Pittsburgh Steeler. I liked Ike even more earlier this year when he did the right thing and took a pay cut that helped not only the Steelers but also himself. How did taking a pay cut help Ike Taylor? Simple… He would have been cut and looking for...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Knows Why It Was Him, Even If He Doesn’t Like It

As we covered yesterday, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor talked publicly for the first time about his misgivings about the organization that he’s been with his entire career asking him to take a pay cut early this offseason. The 12th-year veteran was scheduled to earn a base salary of $7 million in 2014, the final […] Ike Taylor Knows Why It Was Him, Even If He Doesn’t...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor “pissed off” about taking a pay cut, thought about leaving the Steelers

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor was a guest on the Jim Rome Show on Monday and made it clear he’s not happy with that fact that he had to take a pay cut this offseason. “I’m pissed off about it, still am pissed off about it and I’m going to be pissed off until the end of the season about it,” Taylor said. “Did it hurt me? Hell yeah. Does it still hurt? Yeah, it hurts,...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Old-School Offseason Training Paid Off For Steelers CB Ike Taylor

As players get older, they usually lose their speed and ups. In the case of veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor, that doesn’t appear to be the case. Thanks to a levee-like structure that Taylor and his trainer Tom Shaw built in Florida at the Wide World of Sports Complex, the 12th year cornerback has […] Old-School Offseason Training Paid Off For Steelers CB Ike...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Defense Is ‘Super-Duper Fast’

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor missed the first week of OTA practices, but he was present on Tuesday for the start of the week number two. Taylor said that he was finishing up his training last week in Florida with trainer Tom Shaw and he talked about what he focused on this offseason during his […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Says Defense Is ‘Super-Duper Fast’ is a...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Pushed Himself To The Breaking Point During Offseason

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran cornerback Ike Taylor has always been a workout warrior during the offseason and it shows every year when he arrives at training camp. Taylor, who has worked out in Florida with renown trainer Tom Shaw for several years now, recently admitted recently that he pushed himself even harder this offseason. “I am […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Pushed Himself...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers - Possible late round addition at defensive back, Texas CB

Carrington Byndom was a four-year defensive back who appeared in 51 games with 39 career starts. His 39 consecutive starts led the defense and were tied for second on the team (with Dominic Espinosa) behind Mason Walters (51) at the end of 2013. He had 29 career pass breakups, second on the team to Quandre Diggs (32) at the conclusion of his senior year. Byndom earned two-...
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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