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Old 02-24-2014, 10:45 AM   #113
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Default Re: Ike Taylor's future with Pittsburgh Steelers

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Originally Posted by SH-Rock View Post
It's not a long term fix but if we want to address other needs we'll have to make a sacrifice some place else. Though a lot of teams now have two number one receivers or one number one and one on the cusp of getting there, the majority of them still don't have that versatility. It'll really have to be scheme change depending on who we're playing.
Which is fair, but we're still staring his cap hit right in the face. Even if he cuts it in half (which still isn't enough) his obvious and rapid decrease in play was startling. I keep harping on this, but Cortez held Gordon without a catch in the last game. Ike and Gay allowed 6 catches for over 60 yards. Not to mention the first game when Ike allowed 200+ yards to Gordon.

Even if he is our number two corner, what price tag would anyone be comfortable bringing him back with?
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