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2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Temple CB Tavon Young

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be…



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Mike Tomlin Cites Health As Source Of Pessimism Around Cortez Allen

When Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin was asked about the future of former fourth-round cornerback Cortez Allen after the team’s season had concluded, and whether or not he was confident that he would be able to return in 2016 as a contributor, he responded rather simply with, “I’m not….


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Tomlin, Steelers Don’t Plan To Sign CB In Free Agency

Mike Tomlin spoke to the media down at the NFL Owner Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida, talking for the first time since his season-ending press conference. Information from his media session is just now trickling in. Tomlin indicated the Pittsburgh Steelers are unlikely to sign a cornerback in free agency, according to…



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The Pessimist’s Take: Ross Cockrell’s Ceiling

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…



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The Optimist’s Take: Ross Cockrell’s Ceiling

The Pittsburgh Steelers have, by and large, been on an upward swing over the course of the past two and a half seasons after they missed the playoffs for two straight seasons, and failed to win a postseason game in four straight years. Last season saw them gain that elusive…


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Why CB Brandon Boykin Should Really Consider Re-signing With Steelers

If I would have told you a few weeks ago that linebacker Sean Spence, linebacker Terence Garvin, cornerback Antwon Blake and running back Jordan Todman would all sign free agent contracts with other teams before cornerback Brandon Boykin would, you would have laughed me right off of this site. Well,…


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2015 Player Exit Meetings – CB Cortez Allen

The Pittsburgh Steelers’ season ended a few weeks earlier that they had planned it to, but now that their 2015 campaign has drawn to a conclusion, it’s time to wrap things up and take stock of where they are and how they got there. Part of that process involves holding…


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Pay Cut Would Give Cortez Allen A Chance, And Steelers Options

If the report yesterday is true that the Pittsburgh Steelers are asking sixth-year cornerback Cortez Allen to accept a pay cut from the over $4 million that he is scheduled to earn in base salary this season, then perhaps his saga—which has been a rough one over the past three…


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Report: Steelers Ask Cortez Allen To Take Pay Cut

The Pittsburgh Steelers are reportedly asking cornerback Cortez Allen to take a paycut from his 2016 salary, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler. Steelers have asked cornerback Cortez Allen to take a pay reduction, according to a source. Allen is due $4.4… https://t.co/K4pu0Xu1CZ — Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) March 9, 2016 As…


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2016 Steelers Pre-Free Agency Positional Review: Cornerback

We’re now into March, and that means that the new league year will be upon us shortly, and when that time comes, the floodgates to free agency will open—not that the Pittsburgh Steelers will be major players when it comes to signing outside free agents, as they tend to keep…



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Steelers Have Very Quiet Week Ahead Of Start Of New League Year

There certainly was quite a few transactions around the NFL this past week that included taggings, tenderings, cuttings, restructurings and extensions, and that certainly was par for the course for this time of year. Outside of them waiving tackle Micah Hatchie, who spent all of last season on the Reserve/Injured list,…