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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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Pittsburgh Steelers to wear 1934 throwbacks against Colts

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced today on their website that they will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms on October 26th when they host the Indianapolis Colts at Heinz Field: “This will mark the third straight season the team will wear their 1934 throwback uniforms. The team first wore these in 2012 during the team’s 80th season in professional football.” In case you...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via SteelBlitz Steelers Blog
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Terrible Podcast – Talking Steelers Inside Linebackers, Ike Taylor Comments & More Episode

Season 4, Episode 116 of The Terrible Podcast is up and with co-host David Todd still out of action, Alex Kozora and I open this show by talking about the comments made on Monday by Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor concerning him being asked to take a substantial pay cut this season. After talking about Taylor, Alex and I discuss the Buffalo Bills losing […] ...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor ‘pissed off’ about taking pay cut

Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor agreed to reduce his 2014 salary from $7 million to $2.75 million back in March. The veteran made the move to help his team, but he is still steaming about it three months later. During an interview with Jim Rome on Monday, Taylor made it clear he is angry with […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 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...
Via Steel City Blitz
22 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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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor will remain with the Steelers; Signs one year deal

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Today that Ike Taylor the Steelers star cornerback took a pay cut from the $7 million he was due in 2014 to remain with the team that selected him in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Ed Bouchette reported that the cornerback agreed to […] The post Ike Taylor will remain with the Steelers; Signs one year...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor is 'pissed off' he took $4.25M pay cut with Steelers

Back in March, Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor agreed to a $4.25 million pay cut to help the Steelers make some room under the salary cap. As you can imagine, Taylor wasn't too thrilled with taking the pay cut and he told Jim Rome all about it on Monday. Taylor was scheduled to make $7 million in 2014, but now will only pull in $2.75 million. "I'm pissed off about it...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor on pay cut with Steelers: ‘I’m pissed off about it’

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor took a $4.25 million pay cut in March to remain in Pittsburgh for his 12th season. Taylor, who will make $2.75 million in 2014, said in March that the pay cut wasn’t an issue, but he had a different tune on Monday. “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,”...
Via Sports-Glory
22 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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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers Ike Taylor said he’s pissed about taking a pay cut

When the Pittsburgh Steelers asked Ike Taylor to take a pay cut this off-season, he did so seeming willingly. In an article detailed from BehindTheSteelCurtrain.com, Taylor was a guest on the Jim Rome Show and told Jim Rome that he’s still pissed off about taking the cut. “I’m pissed off about it, still am pissed off […]
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Still ‘Pissed Off’ About Being Asked To Take Pay Cut

The Pittsburgh Steelers asked veteran cornerback Ike Taylor to take a $4.25 million pay cut this offseason and apparently he’s still not very happy about it. “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 told The […] Steelers CB Ike Taylor Still ‘Pissed Off’ About Being Asked To...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Troy Polmalu has taken Shamarko Thomas under his wing

According to Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor,  second-year safety Sharmarko Thomas is out in California training with Troy Polamalu.  He said this is not something Polamalu typically does. “I was telling Shamarko before he went out there, ‘Shamarko, that’s something huge because the dude don’t ever do that. As far as learning tendencies and the defense, just the way of life...
Via Pro Football Zone
26 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 Cortez Allen Looking To Improve Tackling, Eyes In 2014

Big things are expected in 2014 out of Pittsburgh Steelers fourth-year cornerback Cortez Allen. Allen, who is expected to start the season opposite Ike Taylor this season, talked recently about the progress he’s made over the course of the offseason practices. “I feel a lot more comfortable, being on the outside in the starting position,” […] Steelers CB Cortez Allen Looking...
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June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Wolfley Podcast | OJ Simpson, Steelers OTAs & Guest Ike Taylor | 06-13-14

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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harrison coming back to Pittsburgh?

Scott Brown of ESPN.com doesn’t believe the Pittsburgh Steelers have ruled out the possibility of bringing back linebacker James Harrison. James Harrison’s strength has never been an issue with the Steelers, but cornerback Ike Taylor has said several times he has never seen the five-time Pro Bowler in better shape. Harrison clearly is intent on still playing and he’s made...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers Fulfilled The Need For Defensive Speed This Offseason

Once unanimously regarded as the fastest player on the team, even veteran cornerback Ike Taylor was surprised by the collective team speed on display when he returned to Latrobe for the second set of OTAs for the Pittsburgh Steelers. The 12th-year veteran believes this team will be “super-duper fast” in 2014 with the combination of […] Steelers Fulfilled The Need For Defensive...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

“Speed” on Display as Steelers’ OTAs Roll On

Prior to the start of the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Organized Team Activities (OTAs) I gave you three buzz words to listen for a lot as coaches and players spoke after each session. One of those words was “speed.” I don’t deserve a pat on the back for that nor do I want one because it was pretty common to expect the term to be used a lot considering the infusion of it during the...
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June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ike Taylor: I had a “so-so” season last year

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor admitted to reporters on Tuesday that he didn’t have a very good season in 2013. “It was a so-so year,” Taylor told reporters Tuesday, according to a transcript from the club. “But when you play long enough, you are going to have a so-so year or two. But I didn’t like that. I understood that. I had to be honest with myself. Regardless of...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Steelers CB Ike Taylor Looks Forward To Jesus Polamalu Playing Safety In 2014

While veteran Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor managed to finally arrive for OTA practices on Tuesday, safety Troy Polamalu remains absent as he’s continuing to train back home in California. Taylor was asked about his longtime teammates absence on Tuesday and he predictably said he’s not worried one bit about Polamalu being away. “He’s probably […] Steelers CB...
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June 03, 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

Ike Taylor reports to Steelers OTA’s

Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor reported to OTA’s on Tuesday, according to Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Ike Taylor reports for his first Steelers OTA, rookie Dri Archer back after mandatory Rookie Premier appearance. Ben R out for family matter — Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) June 3, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss
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