Cortez Allen

Steelers cut CB Cortez Allen
April 15, 2016
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Steelers cut CB Cortez Allen

The Steelers released veteran cornerback Cortez Allen on Friday. Allen was due to make $4.4 million in 2016 and was signed through 2018 after the Steelers signed him to a five-year deal worth almost $25 million in 2014. A knee injury limited Allen, 27, to one game last season, and the team asked him to take a pay cut last...

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Who’s Stepping Up For Steelers in 2015?
March 23, 2015
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Who’s Stepping Up For Steelers in 2015?

Once again Pittsburgh takes a lackadaisical approach to free agency this year. And while others around the league have shown little regard for their cap room, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert has taken a more constructive approach and decided to build depth through the draft and existing members of the team. Pittsburgh has always been...

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Cortez Allen Looks to Rebound and be Ready for Next Year
January 08, 2015
Pittsburgh Steelers

Cortez Allen Looks to Rebound and be Ready for Next Year

Cortez Allen had yet to prove himself over a full season, but the Steelers gave him a five-year, $ 26 million contract the day before the season started. You could suggest the secondary is the Steelers’ biggest concern heading into the offseason, and it would be a fair point. “You could (suggest) it,”€...

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Mike Tomlin Uses News Conference to Challenge Steelers
October 15, 2014
Coach Speak

Mike Tomlin Uses News Conference to Challenge Steelers

Steelers coach Mike Tomlin uses his weekly news conference to send motivating messages to players, to massage their egos, to give them confidence, to lay out the theme of the week. This time, he’s doing something he rarely does: He’s calling them out. Tomlin almost never singles out players publicly for pointed...

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Mike Tomlin: 4 Things About the Browns You Must Know
October 07, 2014
Coach Speak

Mike Tomlin: 4 Things About the Browns You Must Know

Coach Mike Tomlin talks Troy, AB and more. Troy being Troy: It’s something those who watch the Steelers have become accustomed to, seeing Troy Polamalu leap over the line and try to beat the snap count to make a crucial stop. It’s worked at times, but at times he has been called for an offside penalty, which was the case...

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