Ike Taylor dismisses the idea that age is affecting the Steelers’ defense
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Both CB Dwight Bentley and TE Ladarius Green were integral to the Ragin’ Cajuns’ success last year, and now each one is poised to reap the rewards of a strong season.
One of biggest fines handed down from the league office for Week 1 went to Giants S Antrel Rolle, who has been fined $20,000 for unnecessary roughness.
The Pittsburgh Steelers had defensive backs Kevin Dockery and Roderick Hood in for visits on Wednesday, according to a league source.
Posted: Thursday, July 21st, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: First and 10, Arizona Cardinals, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Ike Taylor, Joe Buck, Ken Whisenhunt, Kevin Kolb, Kurt Warner, Marshall Faulk, Matt Hasselbeck, Nnamdi Asomugha, Oakland Raiders, Peyton Hillis, Peyton Manning, San Francisco 49ers, Sidney Rice, Torry Holt
Reports of an imminent labor deal between NFL owners and players might have been exaggerated. Or maybe not. The players — or, more accurately, the NFLPA’s executive committee — are in Washington, where they could vote on a proposed labor deal Thursday. The owners are meeting in Atlanta, examining the deal on their end. Keeping it all straight for you are NFL Network reporter Albert Breer and NFL Network insider Jason La Canfora.
There aren’t many true “shutdown” corners in the game anymore, especially considering so few teams play man-to-man with any regularity. Still, there are some good players expected to be on the free-agent market who can be acquired for the right price.
Dolphins rookie backup QB Pat White, playing in place of injured starter Chad Henne, was seriously injured late during the third quarter against the Steelers and carted off the field.
The morning session was closed, but this afternoon it is open. More than 7,000 fans are here. They sit in bleachers, on hills and some bring their own chairs and blankets. A sea of black and gold on green.
Steelers starting cornerback Ike Taylor has restructured his contract to create more salary cap space.
NFL players, by and large, often feel disrespected. A new group of players emerge every season, claiming that they don’t get enough respect, almost reaching epidemic levels. The latest to join this expanding group? The Steelers defensive backs. Pittsburgh will be playing the high-scoring Patriots this week, and the defensive backs feel like they are being overlooked.