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Pittsburgh Steelers

Ike Taylor

Ike Taylor - #24 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 195 lbs.
Birthday 05/05/1980
Birthplace New Orleans, LA
College Louisiana-Lafayette
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 4th round, 28th pick by Steelers


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Steelers place Miller, Taylor, Batch on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 11:51 a.m. ET
The Steelers placed TE Heath Miller, CB Ike Taylor and RB Baron Batch on injured reserve on Wednesday.

Steelers add CB King, place CB Van Dyke on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
The Steelers added CB Justin King to the active roster and placed CB DeMarcus Van Dyke on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Steelers CB Taylor out at least two weeks

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed that CB Ike Taylor has a right ankle fracture and will be out at least two weeks.

Once again, Steelers' defense in strong form

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
The Steelers' defense is again one of the NFL's best, and there are many reasons for Pittsburgh's success, the way we hear it. 

Luck, Taylor, Holliday named AFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Colts QB Andrew Luck, Steelers CB Ike Taylor and Broncos RS Trindon Holliday were named the AFC Players of the Week for Week Nine.

Steelers' pass defense not as sharp

Posted Oct. 12, 2012 @ 5:53 p.m. ET
The Steelers' pass defense, though not allowing many yards overall, hasn't been as solid as a season ago. 

Key matchup: Steelers CB Ike Taylor vs. Broncos WR Demaryius Thomas

Posted Sept. 08, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Saturday's key matchup, we revisit a one-on-one battle that played a key role in Denver beating Pittsburgh in last season's wild-card round.

Reports: Steelers restructure contracts, expected to cut Ward

Posted Feb. 11, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
The Steelers spent the week cutting their 2012 salary-cap numbers and appear ready to part ways with veteran WR Hines Ward.

Steelers' Taylor has club's respect

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 9:30 p.m. ET
CB Ike Taylor didn't get the club's MVP nod, nor was he voted to the Pro Bowl. But it's clear that the Steelers believe he merits recognition for a job very well done this season.

Steelers fined once again for Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2011 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
The NFL has handed out fines for violators of the rules in Week One.

Steelers CB Taylor suffers broken thumb

Posted Aug. 12, 2011 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
Steelers CB Ike Taylor broke his left thumb in Friday's game at Washington, Steelers president Art Rooney II told Pittsburgh's KDKA-TV.

Steelers keep Taylor, Colon in Pittsburgh

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Ike Taylor was Pittsburgh's No. 1 free-agent priority, but it appears Willie Colon was a close second.

Steelers, CB Taylor agree to four-year deal

Posted July 26, 2011 @ 11:24 p.m. ET
The Steelers kept their top cornerback from leaving town by agreeing to a four-year deal with Ike Taylor, according to multiple reports.

Colon, Taylor are Steelers' free agents to watch

Posted Feb. 25, 2011 @ 2:53 p.m. ET
With LOLB LaMarr Woodley receiving and signing his franchise tender, the Steelers now can focus on their other prospective free agents, like ORT Willie Colon.

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between the Packers' wide receivers and the Steelers' cornerbacks in the second of six Super Bowl matchups.

Steelers' Taylor excelling in contract year

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
Steelers CB Ike Taylor could be part of an absolutely loaded free-agent class at his position.   

Taylor, Hicks fined for Saturday's scuffle

Posted Aug. 27, 2010 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
The NFL fined Giants WR Hakeem Nicks and Steelers CB Ike Taylor $10,000 each for their fight during last Saturday's preseason game.


Posted Dec. 04, 2012
Taylor is on injured reserve with an ankle injury.||||||| Second-year defensive back Cortez Allen will start.
Posted Aug. 12, 2011
Taylor broke his left thumb in the first quarter of the 16-7 exhibition loss to the Washington Redskins on Friday night.||||||| Coach Mike Tomlin said Taylor "could be out for a couple of weeks or so." The coach says he's not sure whether the thumb will require surgery. Taylor was injured on the game's second play and left later during the Redskins opening drive.
Posted Aug. 21, 2010
Taylor and New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks were ejected in the opening minutes of their preseason game on Saturday night for throwing punches.||||||| Nicks was blocking Taylor downfield when tempers flared and a number of punches were exchanged. At least three officials tossed flags. Referee Scott Green called coincidental personal fouls and ejected both players.
Posted Sept. 03, 2006
The Pittsburgh Steelers signed Taylor Sunday to a four-year contract extension, assuring the team won't have any unrestricted free agents after this season. Taylor's deal runs through 2010 and would be worth $22.5 million if he plays through the final season, plus incentives. The Steelers cornerback will receive $6.4 million in guaranteed money.||||||| Taylor was a fourth round pick in the 2003 NFL draft, has played in two AFC championship games and one Super Bowl with the Steelers.