Steeler Nation , cornerback Ike Tayor has taken one for the team … a pay cut that is. Ed Bouchette / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting that Ike Taylor entering his 12th season and final year of his contract has taken a hefty $4.25 million pay cut.
Taylor was scheduled to make $7 million salary in 2014 but accepted a cut to $2.75 million.
Ed Bouchette also reports the Steelers are now about $7 million below their salary cap as free agency is set to begin March 11th at 4pm.
Taylor tweeted about the renegotiated contract…
The INK is about to dry on this paper…im a LIFER…#6BURGHfoalldemhatas…will retire as a ROONEY and a LEBEAU…✌️