The Pittsburgh Steelers and defensive back Cortez Allen have agreed to a new five-year contract extension according to the teams official website.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 7, 2014
Steelers dont do "extensions". New 5-year deal entirely for Cortez Allen. 2014 under old deal torn up. $26 M total over 5
— Ed Bouchette (@EdBouchette) September 7, 2014
Allen is a fourth-year veteran taken by the Steelers in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL draft. Pittsburgh made room for Allen by pushing Ben Rothlisberger’s contract back until 2015.