Taylor had no intention to reach deal with Steelers before CBA deadline

 

Steelers Free Agency Buzz The Pittsburgh Steelers, as expected, did not reach a deal with cornerback Ike Taylor before yesterday’s deadline and once a new CBA is in place, the Steelers No. 1 cornerback will become a free agent. Following a meeting between high powered agent Joel Segal and front office executive Omar Khan at the combine, what’s been relayed to me for over a week now is that Taylor expressed to the Steelers that he has all intentions on testing the free agent market. Those in the media calling Taylor re-signing with Pittsburgh a slam dunk due to Taylor wanting to stay in Pittsburgh, are said to be a “bit too optimistic” on that front. The cornerback position has become a premium in the NFL with over 8 cornerbacks making at least $9 million in 2010 (including all bonuses). So where does Taylors future in Pittsburgh stand? In 2006,Read More »