DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Miami Dolphins cornerback Jamar Taylor had a frustrating time as a rookie last season after a painful groin injury prevented him from being able to play at his best.
Now healthy, Taylor has his sights set on earning a starting spot opposite Pro Bowl cornerback Brent Grimes.
The former Boise State standout, taken in the second round of the 2013 draft, continued to get the bulk of the snaps with the first-team defense Wednesday with veteran free agent Cortland Finnegan sitting out again. Taylor looked pretty sharp covering starting receivers Mike Wallace and Brian Hartline.
"I think once I realized I was healthy my confidence just came back up," said Taylor, who had an acrobatic pass breakup of a deep pass thrown by starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill during team drills.
"Keeping my faith and maintaining my body weight, that's what kept me level-headed and that taught me never to take anything for granted."
Taylor was dealing with a sports hernia and an abductor te...