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The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Cornerbacks Of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 3.7k votes 402 voters 6.7k views35 items

Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers cornerbacks with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting cornerback from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers history, including current cornerbacks and past ones. An important part of the Pittsburgh defensive backfield, the CB position requires fast players to cover receivers, defend against pass offenses, and make tackles. Featuring 2018-2019 Steelers and some of the greatest NFL cornerbacks of all time, the best Steelers CBs include William Gay, Ike Taylor, Bryant McFadden, Rod Woodson, and Dewayne Washington.

Who are the best cornerbacks in Pittsburgh Steelers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Pittsburgh Steelers starting cornerback.

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  • 1
    Rod Woodson
    300
    39

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

  • 2
    Mel Blount
    280
    32

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

  • 3
    Joe Haden
    178
    61

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

  • 4
    Carnell Lake
    163
    53

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1995

  • 5
    Ike Taylor
    184
    70

    Ike Taylor

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 6
    Dwayne Woodruff
    113
    43

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

  • 7
    Deshea Townsend
    107
    41

    Deshea Townsend

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

  • 8
    William Gay
    134
    67

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

  • 9
    Bryant McFadden
    91
    41

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

  • 10
    J. T. Thomas
    69
    35

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

  • 11
    Chad Scott
    73
    50

    Chad Scott

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • 12
    Dewayne Washington
    69
    47

    Dewayne Washington

    Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

  • 13
    Ron Johnson
    56
    37

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978

  • 14
    D. J. Johnson
    50
    32

    D. J. Johnson

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

  • 15
    Willie Williams
    50
    35

    Seasons: 1996, 1995

  • 16
    Keenan Lewis
    42
    41

    Seasons: 2012, 2011

  • 17
    Brady Keys
    33
    32

    Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

  • 18
    Delton Hall
    29
    37

    Delton Hall

    Seasons: 1987

  • 19
    Dick Haley
    21
    29

    Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962

  • 20
    Antwon Blake
    40
    58

    Antwon Blake

    Seasons: 2015, 2014

  • 21
    Ross Cockrell
    39
    57

    Ross Cockrell

    Seasons: 2016, 2015

  • 22
    Marv Woodson
    22
    34

    Marv Woodson

    Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

  • 23
    Brice McCain
    27
    42

    Brice McCain

    Seasons: 2014

  • 24
    Harvey Clayton
    10
    23

    Harvey Clayton

    Seasons: 1986, 1985

  • 25
    Junior Wren
    14
    30

    Seasons: 1960