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Ike Taylor to his son: “Daddy had a bad game”

Ike Taylor headed home this week after the devastating loss the Steelers suffered in overtime to the Broncos. He still called in to do his weekly “Ike Taylor Show” on TribLive Radio. Some key thoughts that came out of Ike’s show today were tweeted by the Trib’s Mark Kaboly.  Before you read on though just remember before you start calling for Ike’s head on a platter because of this game or that game, think about what the Steelers secondary would have been like without him this season.

Ike: They crucified Jesus so you know that they would do same to me. HAHAHAA. 

It wasn’t a good time to have your worst game of the year.

As a professional, you don’t want to go out like that. You know days like that are coming.

I take a lot of pride in what I do. As bad as I feel, I have great people around me.

This was the second best season since 2005.

You know you are going to get the critiscism. That comes along with being successful.

I take a lot of pride in what I do. As bad as I feel, I have great people around me.

I’m getting nothing but love from my twitter followers.

Ike told his son “daddy had a bad game.

He ended his show by saying:  You have your good days, you have your bad days.

If you look at his stats this year, with the exception of Demaryius Thomas and AJ Green; Ike Taylor shut down every receiver he played against.

Ike Taylor’s 2011 season by receiver
A.J. Green, Cincinnati 6-87 yards, TD
Demaryius Thomas, Denver 4-204 yards, TD
Wes Welker, New England 4-23 yards
Larry Fitzgerald, Arizona 3-58 yards
Brandon Lloyd, St. Louis 3-39 yards
Anquan Boldin, Baltimore 3-35 yards
Andre Johnson, Houston 3-23 yards
Michael Crabtree, SF 3-23 yards
Jonathan Baldwin, KC 2-26 yards
Nate Washington, Tenn 2-11 yards
Dwayne Bowe, KC 1-25 yards
Mohamed Massaquoi, Clev 1-25 yards
Rob Housler, Arizona 1-20 yards
Steve Breaston, KC 1-18 yards
Jason Hill, Jacksonville 1-18 yards, TD
Reggie Wayne, Indianapolis 1-11 yards
Deion Branch, New England 1-10 yards
Josh Cribbs, Cleveland 1-10 yards
Mike Williams, Seattle 1-9 yards
Damian Williams, Tennessee 1-8 yards
Mike Thomas, Jacksonville 1-3 yards
Torrey Smith, Baltimore 1-2 yards
Pierre Garcon, Indianapolis 1-(-2) yards
46 catches-686 yds. -3 TD’s.

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