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Report: Steelers want Troy Polamalu to retire

Troy Polamalu has not said if he will try to play a 14th season in the NFL.  If the decision between playing in 2015 or retiring was made by the Steelers, Pittsburgh would choose for Polamalu to retire, according to Post-Gazette Steelers Insider Ed Bouchette. “That is the elephant in the room,” Bouchette said Tuesday on 93.7 The Fan. “I expect him not to be here by some...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Says Troy Polamalu Wants To Continue Playing

It probably won’t be long until we find out how the Pittsburgh Steelers feel about safety Troy Polamalu playing for them next season, but judging by the comments made recently by cornerback Ike Taylor on 93.7 The Fan, we probably shouldn’t expect the former first-round draft to retire. “Troy’s training. Troy’s got his own thing […] Ike Taylor Says Troy Polamalu Wants...
Via Steelers Depot
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Believes Several Steelers Free Agents Could Land With Titans

Two weeks from today the free agent signing period will begin and among the group of Pittsburgh Steelers players who will be unrestricted free agents is 12-year veteran cornerback Ike Taylor. According to Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean, Taylor doubts the Steelers will re-sign him. “For one, I think they think I am too old, […] Ike Taylor Believes Several Steelers Free Agents Could...
Via Steelers Depot
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Cornerback Ike Taylor is done, as a free agent going into his age 35 season, after struggling in 2013 (98th out of 110 eligible cornerbacks) and missing 11 games with injury in 2014. They gave Cortez Allen a long-term contract in the off-season, but he struggled mightily before being benched and could be cut after just one year, a move that would save them 1.58...
Via The Football Fan Spot
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers should target Byron Maxwell in free agency

Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports The Pittsburgh Steelers have many needs on defense as they enter free agency and the draft, and one position in particular is cornerback. The Steelers will likely select a pass rusher and corner in May’s NFL draft, but they should also target a proven defensive back in free agency. With Ike Taylor, 34, set to become an unrestricted free agent in...
Via Sports-Glory
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Clark announces he will retire as a Steeler

Safety Ryan Clark announced Wednesday on ESPN’s NFL Live that he is retiring from the NFL as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. It’s our pleasure to welcome @Realrclark25 to the ESPN family as he announces he’ll retire as a Steeler! pic.twitter.com/RtAMJMqb0I — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) February 18, 2015   Clark spent last season with the Washington Redskins after...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Steelers’ Kevin Colbert finally draft a CB in the first round?

The Pittsburgh Steelers will look to bolster their defense in this year’s draft with a specific need at selecting pass rushers and shutdown corners. Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert has never drafted a cornerback in the first round since joining the organization in 2000, but that could change this year. From Scott Brown of ESPN.com: Colbert said this year’s draft has...
Via Sports-Glory
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Would Like To Play For Dick LeBeau In Tennessee If Career In Pittsburgh Is Over

During the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, Pittsburgh Steelers veteran cornerback Ike Taylor made it clear in an interview with Mike Florio on PFT Live that he’d be willing to play for another team as well as switch positions in 2015 if it meant that he could play for his former defensive coordinator […] Ike Taylor Would Like To Play For Dick LeBeau In Tennessee If Career...
Via Steelers Depot
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB Ike Taylor

End-of-season player exit meetings are not something that we are often privy to as outsiders of the football world. Generally, we only get a glimpse into that world when a player is asked by a reporter how the meeting went, if the player is willing to discuss it. Still, it’s not generally a hard concept […] Steelers 2014 Player Exit Meetings – CB Ike Taylor is a post from...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Free Agent Corners Offer Steelers Little in Way of Starters

The Pittsburgh Steelers need to be better in the secondary and more specifically in this writing, at cornerback. First, we can expect that Ike Taylor will be gone. I see no reason to bring him back in any way, shape or form. As for Cortez Allen, it’s anyone’s guess as to what he will look like heading into the 2015 season. His ball skills and tackling were both sub-par but if...
Via Steel City Blitz
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Names Antonio Brown, Steve Smith As The Best Receivers He’s Ever Faced

During his 12 seasons in the league Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor has been asked to cover a multitude of great wide receivers, but when asked Wednesday by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk to name the best he’s ever faced, the veteran didn’t hesitate in naming one of his teammates. “Antonio Brown in practice,” […] Ike Taylor Names Antonio Brown, Steve Smith...
Via Steelers Depot
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Open To Changing Teams, Positions To Continue Career

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor made the rounds on radio row Wednesday in Arizona, the site of Super Bowl XLIX, and several times during his interviews he was asked if his career is now over after 12 seasons in the league. “It could be. I don’t want it to be, but I’m not in charge […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Open To Changing Teams, Positions To Continue Career is...
Via Steelers Depot
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers 2015 Free Agents Analysis: CB Ike Taylor – Unrestricted

Player: Ike Taylor Position: Cornerback Experience: 12 Years Free Agent Status: Unrestricted 2013 Salary Cap Hit: $7,692,404 2014 Season Breakdown: Ike Taylor began the 2014 as a starting cornerback. He finished the season watching the Steelers’ first postseason game in three years on the sidelines as a healthy scratch, with B.W. Webb even seeing playing […] Pittsburgh Steelers...
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January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran Ike Taylor says he wants to work for the Pittsburgh Steelers forever

Something that all great sports teams, companies and organizations have in common: people want to be a part of them. The Pittsburgh Steelers do it as well as anybody in the NFL. Here’s what cornerback Ike Taylor has to say about his future in the league, according to Mark Kaboly of Trib Live: Ike Taylor Discusses the Future http://t.co/CelZmD9brD pic.twitter.com/759WHGX699 ...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

No Final Decision Made Yet, But Ike Taylor “Cool” With 2014 Being His Last Year

Cornerback Ike Taylor has been an incredibly valued member of the Pittsburgh Steelers during his 12 year career. However, the former pro-bowler started to show signs of slowing down and struggling with injuries this season; leaving many fans to speculate on what his next move would be. On Tuesday’s edition of Trib Live Radio’s “The […] No Final Decision Made Yet, But Ike...
Via Steelers Depot
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor talks future with Steelers with pending free agency

Photo Credit Frank Hyatt Ike Taylor made over $7 million (7,692,403) this season. The 34-year-old defensive back has been hurt in 2014 appearing in five games, recording just 11 tackles and zero interceptions. At age 34, Taylor faces free agency with little leverage due to his recent injuries. The confident defensive back t...
Via College2Pro.com
January 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers vs Bengals Week 17 Inactives

The Pittsburgh Steelers have now announced their seven inactive players for their Week 17 Sunday night game against the Cincinnati Bengals and once again the team will be without two of their veteran defensive players. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) are both in inactive once again this week. Taylor hasnt played since he was injured...
Via Steelers Depot
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Polamalu, Taylor, Palmer All End Week As Questionable

According to the Friday injury report, it’s possible that the Pittsburgh Steelers might get a few defensive players back Sunday night for their regular-season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) end the week listed as questionable. Both players missed the game last Sunday, so there’s no […] Steelers...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Thursday Estimation Report Same As Wednesday’s

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not practice on Christmas but they still had to turn in an injury report nonetheless. The Thursday estimation report turned in to the league was identical to Wednesday’s report. That means that had the team practiced Thursday that safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) would have both been […] Steelers Injury Report...
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December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Troy Polamalu, Ike Taylor Limited Wednesday

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their Wednesday practice as they prepare to play the Cincinnati Bengals Sunday night at Heinz Field for the AFC North title and the first injury report of the week has now been released. Limited Wednesday were safety Troy Polamalu (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm). Both players missed […] Steelers Injury Report: Troy Polamalu...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: S Troy Polamalu, CB Ike Taylor Doubtful For Chiefs Game

The Pittsburgh Steelers final injury report of the week has now been released and it looks like two veteran defensive starters will be sidelined this Sunday for the home game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Safety Troy Polamalu (knee) failed to practice all week and he enters the weekend listed as doubtful. Polamalu injured his […] Steelers Injury Report: S Troy Polamalu, CB Ike...
Via Steelers Depot
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Versus Falcons Week 15 Projected Inactive List

The Pittsburgh Steelers will take on the Atlanta Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome and below is a best guess as to what the inactive list will look like this week. The official list of inactives will be announced 90 minutes before kickoff. Ike Taylor – It’s back to the inactive list for Taylor this […] Steelers Versus Falcons Week 15 Projected Inactive List is a post from...
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December 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Ike Taylor Doubtful For Falcons Game; James Harrison Questionable

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their Friday practice and the final injury report offers up no real surprises. DOUBTFUL: Ike Taylor QUESTIONABLE: James Harrison PROBABLE: Gay, Gilbert, Heyward, Miller, Pouncey and Roethlisberger — Missi Matthews (@missi_matthews) December 12, 2014 Cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) ends the week listed as doubtful for the Sunday...
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December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Pouncey Limited Thursday; Gay, Gilbert Practice Fully

The Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday practice has now concluded and the daily injury report shows a few minor changes from the one that was released on Wednesday. Not practicing again on Thursday was cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) and it’s now looking like he won’t play Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons. Should Taylor indeed wind up […] Steelers Injury Report: Pouncey...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Injury Report: Gay, Harrison, Taylor Sit Out Wednesday; Gilbert Practices

The Pittsburgh Steelers have wrapped up their Wednesday practice as they prepare to play the Atlanta Falcons Sunday at the Georgia Dome and the first injury report of the week reveals that several players failed to practice. Cornerback William Gay (quad), linebacker James Harrison (knee) and cornerback Ike Taylor (shoulder, forearm) all sat out the […] Steelers Injury Report:...
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December 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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