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Ike Taylor

34-Year-Old Cornerback – Pittsburgh Steelers

2013 Defensive Stats

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2014 Defensive Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Taylor had a pedestrian 2013 season, as did most of the Steelers. He will return to start at cornerback this season after finishing the 2013 campaign with 63 tackles (52 solo)....

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2014 ADP:

Bye Week:  12

HT: 6' 2"   WT: 195   DOB: 5/5/1980  College: Louisiana-Lafayette  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ike Taylor Contract Information:

Agreed to a four-year contract with the Steelers in July 2011.

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Taylor has expressed disappointment in having to take a pay cut to remain with the Steelers, ESPN.com reports.

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Ike Taylor NFL Stats
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  Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Year Age Team G Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
2007 27 16 - 79 - 1 - 3 1 - 1 - - - -
2008 28 16 - 63 - 0 - 1 0 - 0 - - - -
2009 29 16 - 60 - 1 - 1 0 - 1 - - - -
2010 30 Pit 16 59 46 13 1 11 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2011 31 Pit 16 42 33 9 0 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 32 Pit 12 32 25 7 0 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013 33 Pit 16 63 52 11 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Ike Taylor – Playing Time Overview

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#1 Cornerback
  1. Ike Taylor
  2. Brice McCain
  3. B.W. Webb
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Snap Count Stats

979

Defensive Snaps in 2013

Ike Taylor was on the field for 979 of his team's snaps on defense in 2013.

93

Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Ike Taylor was on the field for 93 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Def ST
2011 - -
2012 647 27
2013 979 93
Ike Taylor 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Tackles Defensive Stats Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret
Week Opp Def ST Tackles Solo Assist Sacks PDef Int TD Forced Recovered Yds TD Yds TD
1 Ten 67 7 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 @Cin 82 8 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Chi 58 11 6 6 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 @Min 52 12 5 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 BYE Bye Week
6 @NYJ 58 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Bal 59 6 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 @Oak 59 5 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @NE 71 9 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Buf 66 3 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Det 73 5 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Cle 74 2 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Bal 61 6 3 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Mia 59 7 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Cin 65 2 7 5 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 @GB 75 6 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 Cle 0 0 5 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Ike Taylor
As Compared To Other Cornerbacks
Height:   6' 2"
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Weight:   195 lbs
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Ike Taylor: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Tayor totaled five tackles (all solo) in the Steelersí 20-7 win over the Browns on Sunday.

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Taylor finished the season with 63 tackles (52 solo), but failed to record an interception for the first time since his rookie 2003 season. As a team, only Oakland and Houston had fewer interceptions on the year.
Taylor (concussion) is active for Sunday's game against the Bills.

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Taylor (concussion) practiced fully Friday and is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Bills, ESPN.com reports.

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Taylor (concussion) practiced fully Thursday.

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Taylor (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Triblive.com reports.

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Taylor suffered a concussion in Sunday's loss to the Patriots, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

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Taylor is not listed on the Steelers' injury report Wednesday, NFL.com reports.

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Taylor (leg), who finished the 2012 season on IR, collected 32 tackles (25 solo) and one interception.

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The Steelers have placed Taylor (leg) on IR, the team's official site reports.

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Taylor (leg) will not play Sunday against the Bengals, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette reports.

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Taylor (leg) has been ruled out of Sunday's game against the Cowboys, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Ed Bouchette reports.

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2013

Taylor returns fully recovered from the leg fracture that cut his 2012 season short.

2012

The image of Demaryius Thomas stiff-arming Taylor to the ground on his way to an 80-yard touchdown reception in the 2011 playoffs is hard to forget. Taylor is coming off of the worst season of his career, having recorded just 42 tackles and two interceptions. He could lose some playing time in 2012 to Curtis Brown or Cortez Allen.

2010

Taylor is a terrific, physical corner but has seen a drop in his fantasy stock due to consecutive seasons with no more than 62 tackles. Low tackles and interceptions don't make for a strong IDP candidate. He is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season, so 2010 will be an important year for him.

2009

Taylor takes on the oppositionís top wideouts week after week, but that doesnít always translate into prime fantasy numbers. This was the case in 2008 as his 65 tackles (down from 80 in 2007) didnít even crack the top 50 among defensive backs and was his lowest output since becoming a starter in 2005. He should bounce back in 2009, but not necessarily enough to be more than a middle of the pack IDP option.

2008

Taylor showed improvement in his second season as the Steelers' starting cornerback with 79 tackles, a sack and three INTs. His growth should continue in 2008 as he develops into a solid IDP option.

2007

Taylor was beaten into submission by wide receivers after signing a huge contract prior to the start of the 2006 campaign. Pittsburgh is hoping that Taylor simply had an off year and will return to his 2005 form when he defended 23 passes (as compared to 15 in 2006). Taylor has little IDP value because of his hands of stone.

2006

Taylor became the Steelers' shutdown cornerback in 2005. He held Cincinnati standout receiver, Chad Johnson, scoreless in three contests. A big hitter, Taylor intercepted one regular-season pass and two in the post-season. He could easily have finished with another half-dozen picks with better hands. Should he discover how to use his hands, Taylor could become a valuable IDP pick in 2006.

2005

Taylor is at an important juncture in his career. Either he steps up as a starter at cornerback, or is relegated to backup duty. The Steelers used a second-round pick on him in 2003, with the intention of him taking over the starting role in a couple years. That time is now, and it's up to Taylor to prove his wares.

2003