Cortez Allen

Pittsburgh Steelers #28 -

  • Born: 10/29/88
  • Age: 25
  • Height: 6-1
  • Weight: 196

Steelers finally pick up Cam Heyward's option

Initially reported (incorrectly) to have happened Monday, the Steelers officially exercised the fifth year option on 2011 draft pick defensive end Cam Heyward.

Decision Cam Heyward's contract option due May 3rd

The Steelers have less than three weeks to decide if they want to exercise their option on Cam Heyward's contract or risk losing him in 2015

Steelers won't lose pick due to sideline gaffe

The Steelers won't be penalized any further for Mike Tomlin's sideline gaffe against the Ravens.

Taylor at $2.75 million, cuts cap $4.25 million

Pittsburgh continued to reduce salary for the 2014 season, coming to terms with veteran cornerback Ike Taylor on a restructured contract that will pay him $2.75 million for the 2014 season. The move saved the team $4.25 million against the salary cap

Mock Draft: Steelers grab a 'Steelers cornerback'

SB Nation's Matthew Fairburn provides his final pre-Combine mock draft, and sends a familiar name at a position of need to Pittsburgh.

Mock Draft: Steelers select OT Zach Martin

A new name hits the Featured Mock Draft series, this one proposed by scout Russ Lande.

Cortez Allen the new No. 1 CB in Pittsburgh?

A change of the guard in the secondary could be on the way in Pittsburgh.

Steelers Cortez Allen wants to be like Ike

A future shadow of the opponent's best receiver? Maybe, says Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen.

Ike needs to take paycut, team needs to keep him

Ike Taylor's nearly $12 million cap number is too big but the Steelers' cornerback depth is too low. Something has to give between the two sides, who will likely have to come to terms on a new deal.

Allen earns Proven Performance Escalator raise

The third-year cornerback didn't quite have the 2013 season many expected, but the door is still open for him in 2014 to earn a long-term extension with the Steelers.

Matt Flynn throws pick-6 against Pittsburgh

The Packers are trying to catch the Bears, but instead Cortez Allen caught Flynn.

Steelers were preparing for Rodgers

They almost seem disappointed with the fact he won't be, but that didn't change the way they prepared this week, said one player.

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