Steelers CB Cortez Allen broke his thumb at practice and had it surgically-repaired Tuesday.
The Steelers have benched LCB Cortez Allen.
Steelers signed CB Cortez Allen to a five-year contract with a base value of more than $26 million.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the Steelers are still working on an extension with walk-year CB Cortez Allen.
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review expects LCB Cortez Allen to get a contract extension before the start of the season.
ESPN Steelers reporter Scott Brown believes LCB Cortez Allen will get a new contract.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen is a candidate for a contract extension.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen is hoping the team allows him to shadow opposing No. 1 wide receivers in 2014.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen (ankle) has been ruled out for Monday night's Week 2 game against the Bengals.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen (ankle) remained out of practice Friday.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen has resumed practicing in training camp.
Steelers LCB Cortez Allen will miss at least "a couple of weeks" after undergoing "minor" surgery on his right knee.
The Steelers plan to use LCB Cortez Allen in the slot on nickel downs, and bring in William Gay to man the outside opposite Ike Taylor.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers have "high hopes" for CB Cortez Allen, and believe he "(may) even surpass" the play of Keenan Lewis.