Steelers CB Taylor to miss 3rd straight game

BY foxsports • December 18, 2012

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Cincinnati Bengals don't have to worry about facing Steelers cornerback Ike Taylor on Sunday.

Coach Mike Tomlin says Taylor will miss his third straight game while recovering from a fractured ankle. The Steelers also placed cornerback DeMarcus Van Dyke on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Pittsburgh signed former Penn State cornerback and Pittsburgh native Justin King to take Van Dyke's place on the roster. King was a fourth-round selection by the St. Louis Rams in 2008 and played five games this season in Indianapolis before being released.

The Steelers (7-7) need to win each of their final two games -- vs. Cincinnati (8-6) and Cleveland (5-9) -- to advance to the playoffs for the third straight season. Pittsburgh beat the Bengals 24-17 in the teams' first meeting on Oct. 21.


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