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  1. Tennessee Titans Must Get Marcus Mariota Under Contract Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Rant Sports

    ... he has just the man for the job in veteran WR Greg Jennings. What else can Jennings bring, though? Read More Cortez Allen is coming off of a miserable 2014 in which he was benched. Can he regain his old form and help resurrect the Pittsburgh ...

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  2. Cortez Allen is the Key to Success for the Pittsburgh Steelers' Defense in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Rant Sports

    ... the season had ended. No, the most important change made to the Steelers' defensive unit was the benching of Cortez Allen after his consistent subpar play. The secondary was a point of weakness all season long and losing Allen to what he described ...

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  3. 5 Dark-Horse Candidates to Make Pittsburgh Steelers' Final 53-Man RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BleacherReport

    ... done enough in the spring to show he has the talent to stick." Given that last year Blake was promoted because Cortez Allen was struggling and Ike Taylor was hurt, it's not far-fetched that a similar situation could play out this year. That's why ...

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  4. B.W. Webb and Kevin Fogg provide valuable depth for the Steelers at the cornerback positionRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers secondary is a hot-button topic, but could the team have some quality depth at the position in the form of B.W. Webb and Kevin Fogg? When discussing the Pittsburgh Steelers defensive backs, some might wonder exactly what the defensive secondary will look like when the team travels to the New England Patriots in Week 1 of the NFL regular season. William Gay , Cortez Allen and Antwon Blake are essentially locks to make the team this season, but who else will help bolster the team's depth at the cornerback position? Rookies Senquez Golson and Doran Grant will be the next names in the discussion, but as Chris Adamski of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review writes, don't forget about B.W. Webb and Kevin Fogg .

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  5. Steelers Mailbag: Why Mike Mitchell will take the biggest step forward in 2015Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... in the weekly mailbag segment. Answer: To me, this came down to two possible players: Mike Mitchell and Cortez Allen . Both played 2014 injured, but I have more faith in Mitchell being the player who bounces back and takes a step forward next ...

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  6. Pittsburgh Steelers: Biggest Weakness From All Three PhasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | NFLMocks

    Oct 20, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Houston Texans wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins runs after a pass reception against Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Cortez Allen during the second quarter at Heinz Field. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports No roster is without its weaknesses, even the best ones.

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  7. Key position No. 2: New faces will abound in secondaryRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... gives the Steelers something they haven't had in a long time a ball-hawking corner. The key will be whether Cortez Allen can bounce back after being benched for poor play to reclaim one of the starting corners. Veteran Willie Gay is back after a ...

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  8. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Pittsburgh Steelers RookieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | BleacherReport

    ... wideout, Antonio Brown , who described him as "smooth" earlier in the spring. But Golson will have to beat out Cortez Allen, William Gay and/or Antwon Blake in order to start right away. says got the best of the defense last season." But Fowler also ...

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  9. Predicting the Last 5 In, Last 5 Out for Steelers' Final 53-Man RosterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | BleacherReport

    ... candidate to make the final roster this year. Though the Steelers have a trio of experienced cornerbacks in Cortez Allen, William Gay and Antwon Blake, along with two rookies in Senquez Golson and Doran Grant, that doesn't mean the Steelers will be ...

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  10. 2015 Steelers season scenarios: Rookie DBs total 3 interceptions next seasonRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... backs don't necessarily wreak of confidence in terms of their ability to hold down the secondary in 2015. Cortez Allen , William Gay and Antwon Blake are the heir apparents to the top three defensive back positions heading into 2015, and if there ...

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  11. Pittsburgh Steelers offseason given a B-plus by ESPN.comRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... players were available. The Steelers are basically saying "we're good enough" with the maligned-but-talented Cortez Allen , Antwon Blake (one career start) and William Gay. If Allen cleans up his 2014 performance and Blake turns his offseason ...

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  12. Steelers have B-plus offseason after DeAngelo Williams signingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | ESPN

    ... players were available. The Steelers are basically saying "we're good enough" with the maligned-but-talented Cortez Allen , Antwon Blake (one career start) and William Gay . If Allen cleans up his 2014 performance and Blake turns his offseason ...

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  13. 2015 Steelers season scenarios: Mike Mitchell collects 4 interceptions in 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... of the secondary remains a gigantic question mark. William Gay is the best cornerback they have on the roster, Cortez Allen is as up-and-down as a yo-yo and Antwon Blake rounds out the cornerbacks with NFL experience. In 2014, many of the breakdowns ...

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  14. Rounding Up Pittsburgh Steelers' Offseason Buzz, Post-MinicampsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BleacherReport

    ... and plugged him into the starting defense, where played nickel cornerback in place of the disappointing Cortez Allen. And this year, he has the leg up to maintain that starting job, even though the Steelers drafted two rookies - Senquez Golson and ...

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  15. Top five defensive story lines entering training campRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... Through OTAs and minicamp, cornerbacks Senquez Golson and Doran Grant were working behind starters Will Gay an Cortez Allen and nickel back Antown Blake. They have five weeks of training camp to show what they have, and defensive backs coach Carnell ...

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  16. Fact or Fiction for Pittsburgh Steelers' Biggest Offseason Question MarksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | BleacherReport

    The Pittsburgh Steelers' secondary underwent two key changes this offseason, with cornerback Ike Taylor and safety Troy Polamalu retiring. The team also let cornerback Brice McCain leave in free agency, while the team chose to draft two more cornerbacks, Senquez Golson and Doran Grant, in May. They also drafted safety Gerod Holliman in Round 7. The new faces join veterans William Gay, Cortez Allen and Antwon Blake at cornerback and Mike Mitchell and Shamarko Thomas at safety.

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  17. Steelers CB Cortez Allen staying positive and ready to prove his worth in 2015Read the original story

    Sunday Jun 21 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers gave CB Cortez Allen a healthy new contract prior to the 2014 season. As Allen didn't prove worthy of such a deal, he remains positive and hopeful to prove his worth in 2015.

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  18. John Dudley: Burning questions to ponder over break for Bills, Browns and SteelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Erie Times News

    ... draft picks on Senquez Golson and Doran Grant. Both could be in the mix, but the real wild card is veteran Cortez Allen, whose ability to rebound from a forgettable 2014 season will go a long way toward answering questions about this group's overall ...

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  19. Steelers CB Allen working to regain form, make an impactRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | Erie Times News

    Steeles cornerback Cortez Allen is trying to fight his way back after an uneven 2014 season accentuated by a series of injuries and an inability to become the impact player the Steelers envisioned. Allen, who signed a five-year, $26 million extension nearly a year ago and is entering his fifth season, said he believes he finally has turned the corner.

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  20. Steelers CB Antwon Blake's forced fumble in Week 17 of 2014 was just the tip of the icebergRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... starting defense wasn't something Blake didn't have the pleasure of knowing too well as he was always behind Cortez Allen , Ike Taylor , William Gay and Brice McCain in terms of playing time. When Allen struggled and Taylor was injured Blake was ...

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