While this one won’t draw the attention of the last one, the Steelers are dealing with the retirement of another longtime member of their secondary.
The team announced that veteran cornerback Ike Taylor was retiring.
Of course, unlike safety Troy Polamalu, Taylor was a free agent and had a chance to go elsewhere, but didn’t.
Longtime safety Ryan Clark also announced his retirement in March, starting the parade to the door.
Taylor was drafted by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2003 NFL Draft, and stayed there his entire career, helping them win a pair of Super Bowl titles.
While his 2014 season wasn’t one to remember (he was eventually benched after coming back from a broken arm), Taylor’s long and productive career with the Steelers is still worth remembering fondly.