Found January 01, 2012 on Seattle Times:
PLAYERS: Jason Taylor
TEAMS: Miami Dolphins
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.

Taylor thanks Dolphins fans with billboard

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 Struggles to Hold Back Tears During Farewell Speech in Dolphins Locker Room (Video)

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...

Retiring Dolphins LB Taylor carried off field in his final game

Veteran LB Jason Taylor left the field a winner, contributing to a 19-17 Dolphins victory that knocked the Jets out of playoff contention and ended his 15-year career in style.

Sack artist Jason Taylor plays offense, caps career

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.

Emotional farewell for Miami Dolphins’ Jason Taylor

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.

Jason Taylor fights through tears to say goodbye to football

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...

The Fifth Down: Jason Taylor on Being Carried Off the Field

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."

Footnote to a Rivalry

While the heated rivalry will continue on infinitely, some of the main fuel on that fire will end after tomorrow’s game between the Jets and Dolphins once Jason Taylor retires. Rich Cimini wrote about the relationship between D’Brickashaw Ferguson and Jason Taylor for ESPN NY, noting that they’ve had one of the more unique relationships as rivals, then teammates, then rivals...

Miami Dolphins end season on a high note, defeat New York Jets

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.

Patriots QB Tom Brady says he looks forward to seeing Jason Taylor again… “off the field”

On Sunday, Dolphins pass-rusher Jason Taylor retired, ending an illustrious 15-year career. After years of tormenting QB Tom Brady, sacking him more than any other player, Taylor is finally done. Yet Taylor gained so much respect that both coach Bill Belichick and Brady released statements honoring his work. And both were actually kinda funny. Want to see? (more…)

I Know It's Only Rock N Roll But I Like It! NFL Week 17 Recap

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...

The ‘Fins end the Jets season, leave exciting prospects for 2012

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...
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