Ike Taylor Named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week

Cornerback Ike Taylor has been named as the AFC Defensive Player of the Week after his super outing Sunday in the Steelers 24-20 win in NJ over the Giants.

Taylor had an interception and five tackles vs the Giants in the win that gets the Steelers to 5-3.

The Steelers boast the No. 1-ranked pass defense. Against the Giants they held Eli Manning to 125 passing yards, his lowest total in 57 games

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