Long-time Steelers CB Ike Taylor mentioned Sunday during an interview with Sirius XM NFL Radio. that he would be willing to follow defensive coordinator Dick LeBeau to Tennessee if the opportunity presented itself.
“If there’s anybody I would follow, it would be him and him only,” Taylor said of LeBeau.
Taylor mentioned that he would consider other opportunities in either broadcasting or as an NFL scout this offseason if things didn’t work out in free agency.
In a previous interview with Pro Football Talk, Taylor said eh would consider switching positions from cornerback to safety, if necessary.
Taylor, 34, agreed to a one-year contract worth $2.75 million with the Steelers last year. However, he sustained a broken forearm that kept him out for two and half months, and later suffered a knee contusion.
There has been a lot of talk that Taylor is unlikely to be back with the Steelers next season, so it wouldn’t be a surprise to see him move on.
In 2014, he recorded 16 tackles and two pass defenses over the course of five games. Pro Football Focus has him down for playing just 263 total snaps last season.
While Taylor would easily be able to make the transition to playing for the Titans, it would probably be best for them to target some younger options at cornerback to develop in the coming years.