27-Year-Old Cornerback – Free Agent
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Cortez Allen in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
2016 ADP: –
Cortez Allen Contract Information:
Released by the Steelers in April of 2016.
Allen (knee) has been released by the Steelers.
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Cortez Allen: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Cortez Allen.
Allen struggled last year before succumbing to a season-ending thumb injury. He will compete for a starting role with second round draft pick Senquez Golson opposite William Gay.
A solid 2013 season might have propelled Allen, who is in the final year of his contract, ahead of William Gay on the depth chart.
Allen seems to have a nose for the football, recording two interceptions and one fumble recovery, while leading the Steelers' defense in 2012 with three forced fumbles. His performance earns him the second starting corner position in 2013.
Prior to the 2011 NFL Draft, Allen was considered a 'sleeper' by draft analyst Mel Kiper. The Steelers were thrilled when they had the opportunity to select Allen in the 4th round, and have plans to insert him in place of William Gay, who left the team this off-season via free agency. He'll be in the mix along with Keenan Lewis and Curtis Brown.