Found January 02, 2012 on
Jason Taylor played football with plenty of passion in his 15-year career. So when he received the game ball following the Dolphins' victory over the Jets on Sunday in what was his final game before retiring, he had to battle to hold back tears. Taylor delivered an emotional speech in the Miami locker room following the game. He referred to a football locker room as the best fraternity in the world, and one that he appreciates greatly. The six-time Pro Bowler had one small request for his teammates, though. He asked that they cherish the game because one day their...
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After today’s game Jason Taylor will take off the pads one last time, ending a career that began in 1997 and would see him become one of the best pass rushers of his time. Taylor recorded 10+ sacks in a season 6 times between 2000-20007, including a career high 18.5 in 2002. He [...]
Jason Taylor stood at his 10-yard line, motioning with both arms to coax more noise from the crowd as the Miami Dolphins tried to hang on to a late lead.
Yesterday's Dolphins win against the Jets was the last time Jason Taylor will step on an NFL field as a player. He knew this ahead of time and had already enthusiastically thanked the fans who supported him throughout his career, but that didn't make it any easier. Here he is, saying goodbye to his teammates and to the game.
I'm in full agreement with whoever shouted...
Jason Taylor carried slowly off the field up on the shoulders of teammates Sunday afternoon was the last snapshot Dolphins fans would see of their all-time great defender. Taylor waved at the fans’ appreciative cheering but he was shaking his head, embarrassed by the attention, by the royal treatment.
The Dolphins' Taylor, who is retiring, said: "I don't deserve it. You know Don Shula deserves to be carried off this field, Dan Marino does, Zach Thomas deserved to be carried off this field."
In Sunday’s final game for the Dolphins Jason Taylor, a defensive end-turned-linebacker known for interceptions, another Dolphins defensive end and linebacker provided the pivotal interceptions against the Jets.
Miami Dolphins 19,New York Jets 17 – The End by the Beatles
This game was the end of a great career and the end of one team's playoffs hopes. While Jason Taylor will be remembered as one of the greatest Miami Dolphins of all time and a potential hall of famer, Rex Ryan will be remembered as a person who talks too much. The Jets had their loud mouths closed as the Dolphins...
What better way to end it all and leave fans excited for a new year.
New Years Day is the beginning of resolutions, a fresh start, healing wounds and expanding on prior successes. After an 0-7 start, the Miami Dolphins finished the season 6-3 with a close win against the New York Jets, sending longtime pass rusher Jason Taylor into the sunset with a win against the...