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Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Multiple Cornerbacks in the Draft
March 22nd, 2014 at 11:33 PM
Lost in the news of Jerricho Cotchery signing with the Carolina Panthers and the Pittsburgh Steelers signing Lance Moore was the fact that the team played host to an unrestricted free agent cornerback. Yes, the Chris Owens eventually decided to sign with the Kansas City Chiefs, his visit continues to...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Clear More Cap Space by Releasing LaMarr Woodley and Restructuring Ike Taylor
March 10th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
On Monday, the Pittsburgh Steelers were pre-free agency roster moves. In the process, they seemed to have finished tweaking their salary cap, at least for the moment.***PHOTO1*** The first move was almost a foregone conclusion; they released linebacker LaMarr Woodley, designating him a June 1 cut for cap purposes. This...

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Interested in Cornerback Alterraun Verner
March 9th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
With the NFL in the midst of their pre-free agency legalized tampering period, social media is full of some interesting tidbits. Of course, fans should temper their excitement when reading about these rumors, as the information (or misinformation) cannot be verified until the official signing period begins. ***PHOTO1***  On Saturday,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Restructure Antonio Brown to Meet NFL Salary Cap
March 7th, 2014 at 10:35 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers spent most of the week maneuvering to get under the 2014 NFL salary cap. On Friday, they finished the process. However, the way they accomplished it was different than what many expected.   ***PHOTO1*** While many expected the release of LaMarr Woodley or the reworking of Ike...

Oklahoma State Cornerback Justin Gilbert Could Catch the Pittsburgh Steelers Eye at Number 15
February 15th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
Many fans of the Pittsburgh Steelers have been outspoken with their thoughts on what positions they believe to team should take in the 2014 NFL Draft. Defense, defense, defense, that is all they want, defense. In a perfect world it would be that easy. ***PHOTO1*** There is no doubt the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Could Look at Cornerback Darqueze Dennard at Number 15
February 8th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have more questions than answers in 2014. In many ways, that is a dream scenario, as there is really no wrong way for them to attack the draft. That is why there have been no real consensus name attached to them early in the process. ***PHOTO1*** One...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Cornerback Cortez Allen Reaches 2013 League Incentives
January 18th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
Every season some players across the NFL reach league mandated  incentives based on a combination of playing time and draft positioning. This season the Pittsburgh Steelers watched one of their young defenders reach those points.***PHOTO1*** While cornerback Cortez Allen did not have the season many had expected once the team...

Le’Veon Bell and Ike Taylor Receive End of Season Pittsburgh Pro Football Writers Association Awards
December 25th, 2013 at 12:05 AM
The Pittsburgh Steelers wrapped up practice on Tuesday before breaking for the Christmas Holiday. During the session, they welcomed back linebacker Jarvis Jones to the field for the first time since being a late scratch for the game against the Green Bay Packers with a virus With Jones returning, the...

Pittsburgh Steelers Defense Will Have Their Hands Full with the Detroit Lions
November 16th, 2013 at 6:41 PM
The big injury news has been centered around the Pittsburgh Steelers battered offensive line and for good reason. The unit, which has not been the same since losing center Maurkice Pouncey in Week 1, has failed to offer consistent protection for quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and open holes in the running...

Another Week, Another Set of Injury Questions for the Pittsburgh Steelers
November 8th, 2013 at 8:29 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers are readying themselves for their Sunday battle against the Buffalo Bills, and as has been the theme of the season have plenty of injury questions. While they should be able to get wide receiver Markus Wheaton back in the fold, their patchwork offensive line faces even more...

Pittsburgh Steelers Exit New England with More Injury Questions
November 4th, 2013 at 8:59 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers were not only embarrassed by the New England Patriots, they were physically battered. In all, the team saw three more starters leave the game due to injury and their status remains unclear.***PHOTO1***At this point, the two biggest injury concerns would likely be Vince Williams and Ike Taylor,...

Pittsburgh Steelers Restructure Cornerback Ike Taylor
October 25th, 2013 at 10:31 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers also made some noise inside the front office on Friday, when multiple sources reported that the team and veteran cornerback Ike Taylor agree to restructure his contract. While this may not be huge news, it does help the Steelers as they navigate through injuries and are forced...

Pittsburgh Steelers Vs Chicago Bears to Close Sunday Action
September 22nd, 2013 at 12:01 AM
The time is now for the 0-1 Pittsburgh Steelers to stop the bleeding. Yes, they enter Week 3 with turmoil on offense and face a 2-0 Chicago Bears franchise that has an opportunistic defense that could cause even more problems for that struggling unit. The Steelers should see the return...

Cortez Allen, Heath Miller, and Le’Veon Bell Ruled Out by the Pittsburgh Steelers
September 14th, 2013 at 9:52 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers have an extra day to prepare for their Monday Night Football match-up against the Cincinnati Bengals. In many ways, that extra day could not come at a better time as they are already a battered football team. In fact, there will likely be three new starters when...

Could Cornerback See One of the Best Battles at Pittsburgh Steelers’ Training Camp?
July 4th, 2013 at 11:55 PM
With the family parties and local celebrations of the Fourth of July in the rear view, it is time to start the home stretch to the opening of Pittsburgh Steelers' training camp. This preseason should be one of the most competitive and entertaining Steelers' fans have seen in some time...

Cortez Allen Poised for a Breakout Season Opposite Ike Taylor in the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Secondary
June 24th, 2013 at 10:43 PM
Last season, the Pittsburgh Steelers defense saw former cornerback Keenan Lewis (New Orleans Saints) have a breakout season for their secondary.  This season, many expect Cortez Allen to have that same type of year opposite Ike Taylor.***PHOTO1***Last year, Allen seemed poised to break into the starting line-up during training camp...

Ike Taylor Hosts the 10th Annual Face Me Ike Football Camp
June 23rd, 2013 at 10:18 PM
Ike Taylor is the Pittsburgh Steelers top cornerback and one of the most underrated in the league. While this physical shutdown corner gets overlooked by the masses because of his lack of interceptions, there is no mistaking his importance to the Steelers defense.***PHOTO1***Taylor also is well aware of his position...

Breaking Down the Cornerbacks for the 2013 Pittsburgh Steelers Roster
May 31st, 2013 at 10:17 PM
The Pittsburgh Steelers finished another week of OTAs and knock on wood, there were no major injuries. For coaches and fans alike, that is one of the biggest concerns during this period. Ironically, here in Pittsburgh, for the first time in years, these OTAs are taking a backseat to the...

Pittsburgh Steelers to Meet with Cornerback William Gay About a Possible Return
March 3rd, 2013 at 10:18 PM
Last week the Arizona Cardinals cleared some salary cap room by releasing former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback William Gay. Sunday, it appears that Gays’ search for a new team may be a short one.***PHOTO1***Reports on twitter and other sources have Gay and the Steelers meeting to discuss a potential return to...

Just How Bad is the Pittsburgh Steelers Salary Cap Situation?
February 17th, 2013 at 9:36 PM
Over the past month, the major talk around the city has been the Pittsburgh Steelers salary cap and how it will influence this offseason. Some fans wonder if it is that bad. It is! At this point, it appears that the Steelers have $133,498,298 in adjusted salary cap salary on...