Steelers 2012 Position Battles: Cornerback

The Steelers have 2 open Cornerback positions at the moment.  They need a starting CB across from Ike Taylor and they need a nickel cornerback.  This could be a very heated battle this year.  There are three young up and coming players who have shown promise and will fight it out for these spots.
This will be a big year for the Steelers.  They went from William Gay and Bryant McFadden who are guys that have started in this league to guys who have rarely seen the field.  Keenan Lewis has absorbed the most playing time but still is an untested youngster.  Cortez Allen played off and on before his injury and Curtis Brown while a special teams demon did not play defense this past season.  These guys will be tested this year and we will see if the Steelers are ready for the future or if the team will need to look at the secondary heading into next offseason.
All three of these guys will have a role on this team.  There are 3 of them and there is a starter, nickel and dime position to be ...

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