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Ike Taylor Has Steelers Taking LSU CB Jalen Collins 22nd Overall In DDFP Mock Draft

Now that cornerback Ike Taylor has decided to retire from football after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, he has a lot more time to dedicate to his potential broadcasting career. Taylor, who has never been shy about giving his opinion on the draft and who he believes the Steelers should take, was allowed to […] Ike Taylor Has Steelers Taking LSU CB Jalen Collins 22nd Overall...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Says Steve Smith Was The Toughest Player He Ever Covered

During his 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, recently retired cornerback Ike Taylor lined up against a ton of wide receivers and on the Wednesday edition of NFL Network’s “Total Access”, the former fourth-round draft pick out of Louisiana-Lafayette was asked to name the three toughest that he had to cover during his long career. […] Ike Taylor Says Steve Smith Was...
Via Steelers Depot
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor hang up the cleats within a week of each other

Both players got drafted in 2003 one in the 1st round the other in the 4th round. They both happened to be the staples of the Pittsburgh Steelers backend for the last 12 seasons. Both Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor have decided to hang up their cleats for good. Fans of the Steelers won’t know any of the players in the secondary name next year with their two main players of the last...
Via The Front Office News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Peter Schrager Podcast: Ike Taylor's Ravens hatred is 'real'

Two-time Super Bowl champion Ike Taylor detailed his recent retirement and 12-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers on the Peter Schrager Podcast Wednesday. Taylor says the decision to retire was a process that went on during the season and the joy he felt watching the younger players grow and develop while he was injured. During Taylor's career, he played for Bill Cowher and...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers' Ike Taylor Retires After 12 Seasons

Having a career as a Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback that included 14 interceptions and zero Pro Bowl selections probably won't get your name involved in discussions with all-time legends like Mel Blount and Rod Woodson. However, if you can start three Super Bowls and walk away with two rings, there will most likely be a place for you in franchise lore.Such will probably be the case...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Ike Taylor Retirement, Troy Polamalu HOF Chances, Top 20 Draft Prospects & More

Season 5, Episode 101 of The Terrible Podcast is now up and with David Todd back from his trip to New Orleans, we start the show off by talking about cornerback Ike Taylor announcing his retirement from football on Tuesday. We talk about where Taylor ranks on the Pittsburgh Steelers all-time best cornerback list as well as how enjoyable he […] The Terrible Podcast – Talking...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Rooney And Ike Taylor Shared An Unmistakable Bond

Dan Rooney and Ike Taylor have a very unique relationship, one that has an almost “grandfatherly” feel to it, with the way the Hall of Fame owner treats his now-retired cornerback, whose nickname “Swaggin” was a testament to the way he played. Taylor, who turns 35 next month, has almost half a century to go […] Dan Rooney And Ike Taylor Shared An Unmistakable Bond is a...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Polamalu, Taylor Shaped Steelers’ Defensive Backfield Through Dynastic Period

Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu have accounted for one half of the starting secondary for the Pittsburgh Steelers for the past decade. Both former classmates of the team’s 2003 draft, in which Polamalu, a strong safety, was taken in the first round and Taylor, a cornerback, was taken in the fourth, the 12-year veterans both […] Polamalu, Taylor Shaped Steelers’ Defensive Backfield...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Brought Swag To Steelers Secondary For A Decade

For about a decade, Ike Taylor stood as a shining example of why the Pittsburgh Steelers were wise to shy away from the cornerback position in the first round. He was a testament to the fact that you could get a championship-caliber player in the mid-rounds or later who was just a bit rough around […] Ike Taylor Brought Swag To Steelers Secondary For A Decade is a post from: ...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

SCB Steelers Fan Podcast – 2015 – Ike Taylor & Troy Polamalu retirement special

Welcome to this special edition of the show! Normally we try to do podcasts every other week or so during the offseason, but whenever big news breaks we’re more than happy, and downright excited, to hop back on the black n gold airwaves and talk some Steelers football. With the news breaking on Tuesday that Ike Taylor was officially announcing his retirement from the NFL, and with...
Via Steel City Blitz
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor First Met Troy Polamalu While Doing Naked Sit-ups

Veteran cornerback Ike Taylor announced his retirement Tuesday after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers and during a morning interview on PFT Live, the always entertaining former fourth-round draft pick was asked to talk about the first thing that comes to his mind when he reflects on his long career, and his answer wasn’t neccasarily […] Ike Taylor First Met Troy Polamalu...
Via Steelers Depot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Houston Texans latest to work out possible first round CB who has a lot of suitors

The Houston Texans have been linked to several players with the No. 16 overall pick on April 30. This is a new one. Washington CB Marcus Peters, who is in New Orleans on a visit today, heads to the #49ers next. Was with #Texans this weekend. Busy. — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 13, 2015 CBS Sports projects Peters at the 26th best prospect in the NFL Draft, and fourth corner...
Via cover32
13 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Ike Taylor, 49ers, Cardinals, Chargers, & Dolphins

Ike Taylor Ike Taylor tells Pro Football Talk that he’s considering either a broadcasting career or taking a coaching internship with the Steelers. 49ers Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee reports that the 49ers are hosting are meeting with TCU LB Paul Dawson on Tuesday. Cardinals The Arizona Cardinals are hosting UCLA QB Brett Hundley for a visit on Tuesday, according to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers CB Ike Taylor Retires After 12 Years

Twelve-year Pittsburgh Steelers veteran cornerback Ike Taylor announced his retirement on Tuesday via the Steelers’ official website. Taylor was an unrestricted free agent this offseason and wasn’t expected back in Pittsburgh or to latch onto another team. The 34-year old Taylor totaled 636 career combined tackles, 14 interceptions and 144 passes defensed in 174 games played...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ike Taylor the next defender to retire

Ike Taylor has officially retired after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Taylor spent each of his 12 years in the league with Pittsburgh.  The Steelers drafted Taylor in the fourth round of the 2003 draft with the 125th overall pick. Taylor came out of Louisiana-Lafayette and became a big player on the defense very early in his career. In just his third season, he racked...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Got the Most of Everything He Could for the Steelers

You’d think a cornerback who played 12 seasons in the National Football League would have more than 14 career interceptions. Then again, this is Ike Taylor we are talking about and “Ike Taylor” and “interceptions” have never exactly gone together like peanut butter and jelly. With that said, Ike Taylor had an excellent career and while he won’t get the national play that...
Via Steel City Blitz
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Next Domino Falls… Ike Taylor Retires

Longtime Steelers shutdown corner Ike Taylor has followed Troy Polamalu in deciding to call it a career. Ike Taylor was an easy target for fans and pundits because of his lousy hands, but he was anything but a target for opposing quarterbacks throughout his career. Ike never got the credit that guys like Asante Samuel or Darrelle Revis got for their gaudy interception totals, but...
Via Blitzburgh Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Longtime Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor retires at 34

PITTSBURGH (AP) Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor is retiring, ending a 12-year career in which he helped lead the team to two Super Bowl victories. The 34-year-old player announced the decision Tuesday. Taylor became a free agent last month and says he couldn't envision playing for another team. He finishes his career with 17 interceptions, including three in the playoffs. He is the...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor retires

Just like his fellow teammate Troy Polamalu, Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor has decided to retire after 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team announced Taylor’s retirement early Tuesday morning. Being able to play out his contract and end his career with the same team he began with, Taylor said it is “rare” to do […]
Via Full Scale Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor retires from NFL after 12 seasons with Steelers

Ike Taylor, who was an unrestricted free agent, officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday. The 12-year pro has spent his entire NFL career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. “Other than having my son, playing for the Steelers has been the best experience in my entire lifetime,” said Taylor to Steelers.com. “It is rare, in this day of free agency that is super...
Via Sports-Glory
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Announces His Retirement From The NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor announced Tuesday during his radio show that he is retiring from the NFL after a 13-year career. “Other than having my son, playing for the Steelers has been the best experience in my entire lifetime,” Taylor said. “It is rare, in this day of free agency that is super rare […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Announces His Retirement From...
Via Steelers Depot
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Long-Time Steelers CB Ike Taylor Retiring From NFL

The Steelers announced that long-time CB Ike Taylor has retired from the NFL after 12 seasons. There has been talk that Taylor will pursue a career in Television, so this really isn’t the most surprising news, especially when you consider that he’s found no reported interest. Taylor, 34, is a former fourth-round pick of the Steelers back in ... The post Long-Time Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Lack of Steelers CB Depth Worrisome?

Last season, the Steelers started off with Cortez Allen, William Gay, and Ike Taylor as the top three CBs. They finished with William Gay, Brice McCain, and Antwon Blake. Tragedy struck when Ike broke his forearm early in the season and Cortez failed to live up to his potential. It became clear that the depth behind them was imperative as the season wore on. McCain and Blake stepped...
Via Steel City Blitz
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor A Coaching Intern? Veteran Cornerback Says He’ll Be Present For OTAs

Pittsburgh Steelers veteran free agent cornerback Ike Taylor has likely played his last down in the NFL after 12 seasons, judging by a report this past week made by Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. If so, that doesn’t mean that Taylor will be stepping away from the game completely. According to Dulac, Taylor has […] Ike Taylor A Coaching Intern? Veteran Cornerback...
Via Steelers Depot
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

James Harrison: “I’m Very Happy To Be Back But At The Same Time I’m Kind Of Disappointed”

Veteran linebacker James Harrison re-signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers over the weekend, but during a Tuesday interview with Ike Taylor and John Harris on Trib Live Radio, the former Defensive Player of the Year admitted that while he’s happy to be back in Pittsburgh for at least one more season, he really wanted to play […] James Harrison: “I’m Very Happy To Be Back But...
Via Steelers Depot
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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