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By Dale Lolley
Courtesy of the Observer-Reporter
Date: Mar 22, 2006
Ike Taylor tied for the NFL lead with 25 pass defenses last season.
The New York Jets have been a thorn in the side of the Pittsburgh Steelers thus far in the offseason, first signing former Steelers defensive end Kimo von Oelhoffen and then outbidding them for the services of wide receiver Tim Dwight.
Now, the Jets may have cornerback Ike Taylor on their radar.
With their trade of digruntled defensive end John Abraham to Atlanta Tuesday, the Jets now own two first round picks in next month's draft, their own pick (fourth overall) and the 29th thanks to the Abraham trade.
Negotiations between the Steelers and restricted free agent cornerback Ike Taylor have been sparse, leading the team to re-sign cornerback Deshea Townsend to a four-year contract earlier this week.
The 25-year-old Taylor has received some interest on the open market, according to agent Scott Smith, but the Steelers