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Several Steelers Training With Ike Taylor, Tom Shaw

Mike Tomlin has made it perfectly clear he wants players in the best shape of their lives coming training camp and four Pittsburgh Steelers have heeded that message. On his Instagram, well-known trainer Tom Shaw sent out a video of Cortez Allen, Antwon Blake, William Gay, and Vince Williams working with him and former cornerback […] Several Steelers Training With Ike Taylor, Tom...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Pittsburgh Steelers

Steelers Training Camp Profile: S Mike Mitchell The Pittsburgh Steelers once had the best safety in the entire NFL when Troy Polamalu roamed their defensive backfield in his prime. There were a few years ... Pittsburgh Steelers' Run Defense Still Needs Offseason Improvements The Pittsburgh Steelers' pass defense has gotten a lot of offseason attention—and for good reason...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is the height of Steelers second round CB cause for concern?

There are mixed feelings by many Steelers fans and experts regarding Senquez Golson, the second round pick out of Ole Miss in the 2015 NFL Draft. The main reason for the concern has to do with Golson’s size, mainly his height. You see, Golson is a cornerback, a position that’s been deemed one of importance in Pittsburgh in recent years, since it’s largely been ignored in the...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Antonio Brown to be represent Steelers in Sunday Night Football intro video

Call Steelers receiver Antonio Brown 'Mr. Sunday Night.'Brown will be featured in the intro video for Sunday Night Football, the first Steeler to appear since Ben Roethlisberger and Ike Taylor since 2012, according to PennLive.com.The shoot was documented in a series of tweets from Brown and NBC's Sunday Night Football account on Monday. Pittsburgh was 2-1 on Sunday nights last...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Expecting a breakout year for Stephon Tuitt?

The Pittsburgh Steelers are currently in the process of revamping their defense. The entire side of the ball is getting younger and that means training new talent. Next season will be the first time since 2003 that the Steelers will not have Ike Taylor, Troy Polamalu and Brett Keisel suiting up. Keisel has held down the left defensive end position for over a decade. He was released...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cam Newton deserves better offense support

He’s taken his team to the playoffs, he’s won playoffs games with the offense he’s been dealt, and he’s even played twelve days after suffering two broken transverse processes in his lower back. Cam Newton, in the words of Ike Taylor, is a mutant, but he’s also a franchise quarterback that deserves better offensive support than what he’s received. The 2014 Carolina Panthers...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Keeping Options Open In Retirement, Including Coaching

In recent seasons, the Steelers coaching staff has seen several branches of it’s coaching tree filled by former players who donned the black and gold, from pass rushing menace Joey Porter to the blue collar Jerry Olsavsky, who this offseason were promoted to coach the outside and inside linebackers, respectively. If the first mini camp […] Ike Taylor Keeping Options Open In...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor On Retirement, LeBeau, Polamalu

Two days time will mark exactly two months since the day Ike Taylor announced his retirement. Unlike some players who quietly fade back into society, Taylor has kept his presence known. Interning with the Pittsburgh Steelers, making appearances on NFL Network, and now, a classic interview with Sports Illustrated. Every answer drips of who Ike […] Ike Taylor On Retirement, LeBeau...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

The Pittsburg Steelers will have the worst secondary in football in 2014

The Pittsburg Steelers are going to field the worst secondary in football this year. I can’t guarantee this as Rex Ryan enjoys doing, but they are certainly in a position to boast the prestigious title. Shamarko Thomas is replacing future hall of famer Troy Polamalu, and Mike Mitchell had a horrible 2014. They also lost aging cornerback Ike Taylor, who will be missed more for his...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: Ike Taylor

Now that we have completed our look at the Pittsburgh Steelers’ 90-man roster heading into OTAs, it’s time to take a look back at the team’s 53-man roster from last year’s regular season, for the purpose of revisiting the contributions of the players that are no longer with the team, and whether or not those […] Steelers 2015 Missing Pieces: Ike Taylor is a post from:...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor: “Keith Butler Has A Good Gameplan”

Former Pittsburgh Steelers’ cornerback Ike Taylor made another appearance on the NFL Network today. He was asked about a variety of topics but made sure to praise new defensive coordinator Keith Butler. “What I do like about Coach Keith Butler is he has a good gameplan. And we’re going to see if this gameplan can […] Ike Taylor: “Keith Butler Has A Good Gameplan” is...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

CBS Sports’ Rang Says Steelers Got A Second Round Steal

For the last several seasons, it was becoming increasingly more apparent that a retooling of Pittsburgh’s cornerback department was needed. From interceptions clanging off Ike Taylor’s hands to Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas scorching him, it was clear reinforcements were needed. Once boasting as fearsome a front seven as the league had to offer, the […] CBS Sports’...
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May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Put CB Cortez Allen On Right Side In Nickel At Start Of OTAs

While it’s still a little bit too early to write the Pittsburgh Steelers depth chart in pen as we sit here in May, we are already starting to get a glimpse as to how a few things might shake out in the secondary now that cornerback Ike Taylor has retired and Cortez Allen is back […] Steelers Put CB Cortez Allen On Right Side In Nickel At Start Of OTAs is a post from: The post...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor Has High Expectations For Jarvis Jones In 2015

2014 certainly didn’t go as planned for Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Jarvis Jones as the former first-round draft pick out of Georgia missed nine games due to a broken wrist that he suffered midway through the third game of the season. Even though he failed to bounce back thoroughly from that injury last season, recently retired […] Ike Taylor Has High Expectations For Jarvis...
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May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Pittsburgh Steelers: Three biggest concerns heading into 2015

The Pittsburgh Steelers finished the 2014 season as the third seed in the AFC. They won the AFC North with a record of 11-5. Despite having a good regular season, Pittsburgh lost in the first round of the playoffs and their run to the Super Bowl was cut short. They have a lot of the same pieces heading into next season but there are still some concerns that may hold the Steelers...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

In 2015, Opportunity And Ability Finally Collide For William Gay

And suddenly, William Gay is the veteran of the secondary, having just hit the wrong side of 30 with the turn of the new year. With the recent retirements of Troy Polamalu and Ike Taylor, Gay is not only the oldest member of the secondary, he also has by far the most experience playing in […] In 2015, Opportunity And Ability Finally Collide For William Gay is a post from: The...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now? Deshea Townsend

Aside from an Ike Taylor interception every once in a blue moon, it seems like the last time a reliable player donned the black and gold at the cornerback position, it was none other than Deshea Townsend. A four-year starter for the Alabama Crimson tide from 1994 through the 1997 season, he now finds himself on an opponent’s […] Where Are They Now? Deshea Townsend is a post...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers Will Go Into Draft With Open Mind

The Pittsburgh Steelers lost a boat load of veteran leadership and experience from the defensive side of the ball since last season, namely Jason Worilds, Brett Keisel, Ike Taylor and Troy Polamalu. Those are four starters gone, and on paper seems to be a lot to replace at the snap of a finger, something general manager Kevin Colbert says is not their […] Steelers Will...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
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April 17, 2015  |  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...
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April 16, 2015  |  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...
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April 15, 2015  |  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...
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April 15, 2015  |  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...
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April 15, 2015  |  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: ...
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April 15, 2015  |  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...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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