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Ike Taylor

Ike Taylor


Ivan "Ike" Taylor joined the NFL Media Group in 2015 prior to the start of the season. This two-time Super Bowl winner and 12-year NFL cornerback impressed several TV producers during his appearance at the summer 2015 NFL Broadcast Bootcamp, which came only months after his official retirement as a player from the NFL.

Taylor played collegiately at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. His dedication and effort earned him a spot on the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2003 NFL Draft. Taylor continued along his relentless path to glory throughout his journey in the NFL. As serious as they come on the gridiron, off the field, there are few guys who can make you laugh and put a smile on your face the way Taylor can. His charm, wit and outright hilarious personality afforded him a plethora of on-camera, radio, live hosting and print opportunities during his playing days. Taylor can now be prominently seen analyzing football content on NFL Now.

Aside from his enthusiasm for all things football and media related, Taylor is passionate about giving back to the community, especially when it comes to helping youth. Since 2005, Taylor has hosted his annual "FaceMeIke" youth football camp in his hometown, New Orleans. He also finds time to give back during the holiday season through his annual "Shop with A Jock" event, where he hosts 50 local children in need to a night of shopping, dinner and fun with Taylor and their favorite Pittsburgh Steelers athletes.
November

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature a pertinent player or situation, where... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

October

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

September

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. For the second straight year, Taylor's weekly series will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Isla... more

July

BREAKOUT CORNERBACKS LINEBACKERS RUNNING BACKS QUARTERBACKS PASS CATCHERS With the 2017 NFL season on the horizon, a number of talented guys are still playing under rookie contracts. Now is the time to make some future loot! With tha... more

After selecting his top-five cornerback tandems earlier this offseason, NFL.com analyst and former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor takes a look at the entire secondary. Here are his top-five secondaries in the NFL heading into the 2017 sea... more

June

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

May

The league's best cornerback tandems possess rare athleticism and great chemistry. NFL.com analyst and former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor examines CB tandems heading into the 2017 season. Here are his top five: 1) A.J. Bouye and Jale... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

TOP 100-81 80-71 70-61 60-51 50-41 40-31 30-21 20-11 10-1 "The Top 100 Players of 2017" reaches its finale on Monday, June 26, with the final 10 names revealed in a two-hour special beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The conversati... more

April

I was born and raised in New Orleans, a city that celebrates a person's life after death with a second-line parade rather than gathering around a casket and mourning at a funeral. These gatherings feature brass bands, dancing in the street and folks... more

March

It's no secret that the 2017 NFL Draft class has great depth at the cornerback and safety positions. We're all familiar with the top defensive back prospects ... But let's look at some of the lesser-known guys. NFL Network analyst and former pro... more

On Wednesday, a judge dismissed all charges against Darrelle Revis stemming from an alleged assault in Pittsburgh last month. And despite a trying season in 2016, Revis claimed after the court hearing that he's still hungry to play . But I don't w... more

January

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. After tracking the best CBs throughout this season, Taylor supplies his final top 10 of the 2016 campaign... more

December

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

November

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

October

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

September

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

Ike Taylor is no stranger to being on an island. The former Steelers cornerback helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls during his 12-year career. In this series, Taylor will feature one pertinent cornerback on "Ike's Island," where he breaks down the... more

July

Playing cornerback is the most challenging position to play in the NFL. And often times, in a pass-heavy league, a defense lives and dies by its players on the island. Most teams have one tough corner -- with great athletic ability and good instin... more

May

When it comes to NFL Network's "Top 100 Players of 2016," there's plenty of room for argument. So as the list is unveiled, NFL Media's Gregg Rosenthal, Chris Wesseling, Maurice Jones-Drew and Ike Taylor will be sharing their own takes on the top 100... more

April

Defensive backs are of such high value in the NFL -- now more than ever. In the past three seasons, we've seen secondaries help lead their respective teams to Super Bowl championships. Seattle's "Legion of Boom" put on a dominating performance agains... more

March

Laremy Tunsil - OT, Ole Miss: With a young quarterback in Mariota to build around, the Titans now need to protect him. Needs still exist on defense, but Tunsil is the best fit here. Jared Goff - QB, Cal: The RGIII signing is a short-term fix. Gof... more

January

Let's face it: Antonio Brown is a freak. We saw it back in the 2010 AFC Divisional Round game against the Baltimore Ravens, on a catch that sparked his star-turn . Late in the fourth quarter of a tie game, on a third-and-19 pass from Ben Roethlisbe... more

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