Jory Rand caught up with Steelers free agent cornerback Ike Taylor who is training down in Orlando with Tom Shaw and friends and got some reiterated thoughts from Taylor on his want to return to the Steelers next year. Taylor just wants whatever his market value is and you can\’t blame him. Video of the interview is below and you can see how great of shape Taylor is.
Former Steelers guard Alan Faneca announced his retirement yesterday after 13 seasons in the NFL. Jason Vida makes the case for Faneca to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 5 years when he is eligible.
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Troy Polamalu finished 6th on the Forbes Magazine 2011 list of America\’s most influential athletes. Polamalu joins Tom Brady, Peyton Manning and Tim Tebow as the only four NFL players to make the list.
Ryan Clark called in to 93.7 The Fan on Tuesday for his weekly radio appearance to discuss the Twitter comments made by Rashard Mendenhall as well as his own offseason workout program.
No real surprise that Hines Ward and dance partner Kym Johnson advanced to next week\’s final four on Dancing with the Stars. Ousted last night was Romeo. If you missed the two dances from Monday night, you can view the Foxtrot and Jive dances here.
Play-by-play announcer Gus Johnson is headed to Fox Sports after CBS Sports declined to match Fox\’s offer and he will call NFL and Pac-12 football games. To celebrate, NFL.com has a look back at some of Johnson\’s most memorable NFL game calls.