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57 Adarius Taylor OLB

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Player Updates

December 27, 2020 03:08 PM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Ready for Week 16
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against Washington, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official site reports.

Taylor was added to the injury report Thursday with the ankle injury and was considered questionable, but he'll suit up for Sunday's contest. The 30-year-old has mostly played special teams over the past two games and should fill a similar role versus Washington.

December 12, 2020 01:00 PM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Activated for Week 14
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (groin) was activated off the Panthers' injured reserve Saturday, Will Bryan of the team's official website reports.

Taylor was placed on IR on Nov. 11 after suffering a groin injury. Prior to that, he recorded 11 tackles on defense and one on special teams. He is once again expected to help provide depth at linebacker.

December 10, 2020 06:52 PM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Designated for return
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (undisclosed) was designated to return from injured reserve Wednesday, Bill Voth of the Panthers' official site reports.

The Florida Atlantic product was placed on injured reserve Nov. 11, but it appears his return may be on the horizon. Carolina now has 21 days to either move Taylor back onto the active roster or designate him for season-ending IR. In nine 2020 appearances pre-injury, Taylor compiled 14 tackles and one tackle for loss in a role that consisted primarily of special-teams work.

November 12, 2020 03:52 PM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Hits reserve list
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Panthers placed Taylor (undisclosed) on injured reserve Wednesday, Will Bryan of the team's official site reports.

The reason for his placement on IR is unclear, but Taylor has accumulated 14 tackles (nine solo) in nine games while being limited to mostly a special teams role. Taylor will need to reside on IR for at least three weeks, which leaves Jermaine Carter and Julian Stanford as the team's only healthy depth linebackers on the roster.

November 8, 2020 11:56 AM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Set to start Sunday
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor is slated to start at outside linebacker Sunday against the Chiefs following news that Jeremy Chinn (knee) has been ruled out, David Newton of ESPN.com reports.

While Taylor is the formal starter, coach Matt Rhule relayed Sunday that it will take a group effort to replace Chinn's contributions. Chinn consistently lines up at strong-side linebacker and strong safety, and he's in the mix for Defensive Rookie of the Year. Taylor likely will play a majority of the defensive snaps still, but Julian Stanford and Jermaine Carter could rotate in, too.

July 29, 2020 12:00 AM
Panthers' Adarius Taylor: Back in Carolina
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor signed a contract with the Panthers on Monday, Myles Simmons of the team's official site reports.

Taylor previously signed with Carolina as an undrafted free agent back in 2014, making this his second stint with the team. The 29-year-old will provide the Panthers with linebacker depth and he could contribute on special teams.

February 17, 2020 12:20 PM
Adarius Taylor: Let go by Browns
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

The Browns released Taylor on Monday, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

The Browns will save nearly $2.5 million against the salary cap in 2020, and Taylor will be immediately available to sign with a new team. The 29-year-old linebacker played just 54 defensive snaps in 2019, but he did contribute on special teams. He'll likely seek a similar role with another franchise.

January 30, 2020 11:44 AM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Contributed little in 2019
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor appeared in 15 games and played just 54 snaps on defense in 2019.

Taylor was thought to be a significant addition after signing a two-year deal during the offseason. He had come off a nice season with Tampa Bay, for whom he made 10 starts in 2018, but the Browns often went with a 4-2-5 look, limiting the need for a third linebacker. When Christian Kirksey (pectoral) went down in Week 2, they used rookie Mack Wilson as a starter along with Joe Schobert. Taylor's currently the second-highest paid linebacker on the roster. A new coaching regime could result in a bigger role for Taylor, but there's a better chance the Browns cut him, which would save them $2.4 million in cap space in 2020.

September 28, 2019 10:56 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Absent from injury report
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) is ready to go for Sunday's matchup with the Ravens, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Taylor logged a full practice Friday after being limited earlier in the week. Look for him to take on his usual workload at strong-side linebacker assuming he avoids any setbacks.

September 25, 2019 05:28 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Still battling ankle issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) was a limited participant at practice Wednesday, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Taylor was questionable for Sunday's loss to the Rams but was active and exclusively played special teams. The 29-year-old has played only three defensive snaps in his two games this season, so his availability is unlikely to impact Cleveland's starting defense.

September 22, 2019 07:08 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Ready to rock
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) is active for Sunday's game versus the Rams.

Taylor's absence only lasted one game, and he'll be back in the lineup to start at strongside safety. The 29-year-old linebacker has yet to make a tackle this season, but he'll need to be on top of his game since the Browns' secondary is so depleted.

September 20, 2019 02:08 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Status for Sunday uncertain
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) is listed as questionable for Sunday's contest versus the Rams, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Unable to play or practice since Week 1, Taylor's ankle injury continues to keep him off the field. While the questionable designation leaves the door open for a Week 3 return, the 28-year-old linebacker will need to show major progress in his recovery over the next few days if he hopes to face the Rams on Sunday.

September 18, 2019 01:04 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Watching practice from sidelines
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) didn't participate in Wednesday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Taylor hasn't played or practiced since Week 1 versus the Titans when he played just three defensive snaps. He'll need to get on the field in some capacity before he has a chance to play Sunday versus the Rams, but the initial chances don't look favorable.

September 14, 2019 04:52 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Out for Week 2
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (ankle) won't play in Monday's game versus the Jets, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

Taylor sat out of every practice this week, so he'll need better fortune ahead of Week 3's game versus the Rams. This news won't be as damaging if Jets RB Le'Veon Bell (shoulder) also sits out. In Taylor's place, Mack Wilson -- a fifth-round pick out of Alabama -- will make his first career start.

September 10, 2019 02:12 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Battling ankle injury
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor is dealing with a high-ankle sprain, Mary Kay Cabot of The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Concern was sparked when Taylor missed Tuesday's practice, and now that worry is legitimized. Coach Freddie Kitchens said he hopes Taylor is a quick healer, but it's likely he sits out a few weeks. Taylor was rarely used in the defensive equation in Week 1, so the Browns' defense won't take a major hit in his absence.

September 10, 2019 12:36 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Dealing with undisclosed issue
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor missed Tuesday's practice with an undisclosed injury, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Taylor's injury is unclear in both nature and severity. The 28-year-old only saw three snaps on defense in Sunday's loss to Tennessee. With Cleveland's next game falling on Monday night, Taylor will have an extra day this week to deal with his undisclosed issue.

August 18, 2019 11:04 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Shakes off concussion
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (concussion) made three tackles (one solo) in Saturday's preseason game against the Colts.

The linebacker saw a total of 38 snaps in the game, suggesting he's back to full health and clear of any lingering concussion symptoms. Expect Taylor to be inserted back into a key role in Cleveland's defense as Week 1 fast approaches.

August 9, 2019 03:24 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Ramping up workload
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor (concussion) took the field during Friday's practice, Scott Petrak of the Elyria Chronicle-Telegram reports.

Taylor has yet to be officially cleared from the league-mandated concussion protocol, but his appearance Friday is a positive step. The veteran appears set for a key role in Cleveland's defense when fully healthy.

August 4, 2019 04:40 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: In concussion protocol
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor is dealing with a concussion, Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal reports.

It's unclear when Taylor sustained the injury or how long he'll remain in concussion protocol. When healthy, the 28-year-old is slated for a large role in Cleveland's linebacking corps.

March 14, 2019 03:52 PM
Browns' Adarius Taylor: Moving to Cleveland
by RotoWire Staff | RotoWire

Taylor agreed to a two-year contract with the Browns on Wednesday, Jordan Schultz of ESPN.com reports.

Coming off a career-best year with Tampa Bay in which Taylor racked up 60 tackles, one sack and five pass breakups, the Florida Atlantic product will beef up a Browns linebacking corps that recently parted ways with Jamie Collins.

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Game Log
DateOpponentResultTKLASTTOTSCKINTPDEFFFSTY
Sun 09/13vs LVL 30-3400000000
Sun 09/20@ TBL 17-3111200000
Sun 09/27@ LACW 21-1600000000
Sun 10/04vs ARIW 31-2110100000
Sun 10/11@ ATLW 23-1600000000
Sun 10/18vs CHIL 16-2301100000
Sun 10/25@ NOL 24-2750500000
Thu 10/29vs ATLL 17-2511200000
Sun 11/08@ KCL 31-3300000000
Sun 12/13vs DENL 27-3200000000
Sat 12/19@ GBL 16-2400000000
Sun 12/27@ WASW 20-1312300000
Sun 01/03vs NOL 7-3302200000
Career Defensive Stats
SeasonTeamGGSTKLTLKASTSACKSINTYDSLGDTDPASS DEF
2021CAR00000000000
2020CAR13219109000000
2019CLE150945000000
2018TB1510604119117705
2017TB14431229100011
2016TB16013112000000
2015TB50000000000
2014CAR1021284000000
Total8818144 96.048 217716
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-0/230
Birthdate:
09/21/1990
Age:
31
Hometown:
Bartow, FL
School:
Florida Atlantic
NFL Experience:
7
Awards: