I wrote Friday about the possibility that free agents Ike Taylor and William Gay could land with the Arizona Cardinals, should they trade cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to the Philadelphia Eagles for Kevin Kolb. Ron Wolfley of 620 KTAR said yesterday thinks Ike would be the perfect guy in the Cardinals system. Pick up the talk on Taylor at around the 13 minute mark below. Ron is the brother of Steelers radio man, Craig Wolfley.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporter John Harris thinks like many of us that a return of wide receiver Plaxico Burress to Pittsburgh is unlikely to happen.
Players involved in the ongoing labor negotiations with the NFL were in Minnesota on Monday for a fifth round of “secret talks” with the league.
Pete Prisco has put together his list of the top 50 free agents available when free agency opens. He has Ike Taylor ranked 34th and Willie Colon ranked 41st. I am sure if Troy Polamalu were a free agent, Prisco would not even have him on the list though as he thinks Troy is overrated. The quality of the CBSSports.com football insights has really gone down over the years.
It is not the type of parade we hoped for, but Thursday, June 30th will now be known as Hines Ward and Kym Johnson Day in the city of Pittsburgh. The Dancing with the Stars winners will be celebrated with a small parade and event downtown this Thursday.
Ray Fittipaldo reports that the Steelers plans for training camp have not changed, but did confirm Monday that there is not a drop-dead date for the team to make a decision as the town of Latrobe eagerly awaits word.