Report: Brandon Taylor to have season-ending surgery

We now know why San Diego Chargers’ safety Brandon Taylor has been inactive all season. According to the U-T San Diego’s Michael Gehlken, Taylor will have season ending surgery on his right knee. Taylor, a third-round pick last year, initially tore his ACL while making his first start against the New York Jets in December of 2012. After being activated off the PUP list early...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers safety Brandon Taylor awaits knee surgery

Brandon Taylor says he isn't wired to be on the bench. But he looks built to handle and overcome it. A difficult season for the Chargers safety may pass without playing a snap. While still on the 53-man roster, he's been effectively shut down, sources said Wednesday, as the team operates in the best interests of a second-year player coming off January reconstructive knee...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers S Brandon Taylor returns to practice

San Diego Chargers safety Brandon Taylor has returned to practice after tearing his ACL in December. Taylor tore his ACL in a game against the New York Jets in his first career start when his foot got caught on the turf as a Jets linemen shoved the second-year player. Taylor, who hasn’t played a snap of football since December, knows he has to ease back into it. I know I just...
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August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers activate Taylor; Starks gets day off

The San Diego Chargers have activated safety Brandon Taylor from the physically unable to perform list. He sustained a knee injury last season. Also Friday, left tackle Max Starks, who is battling King Dunlap for the starting job, got the day off. Dunlap has been the starter in the offseason workouts and through the bulk of training camp. But a hip injury cut into his practice...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

SDBR's Training Camp Report: 8/2

The Chargers held practice in front of select season ticket holders on Friday and's Brian Ducoffe was there for an up-close look at the action. Get a drill-by-drill recap and a long-awaited update on Brandon Taylor in this camp report.
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Marcus Gilchrist’s transition to safety going has been “outstanding”

Going into training camp, the San Diego Chargers have been using cornerback Marcus Gilchrist to fill in at strong safety while Brandon Taylor rehabs a torn ACL. According to his defensive coordinator, John Pagano, Gilchrist has been doing much better than just filling in. On an interview with Darren Smith on the Mighty 1090, Pagano says Gilchrist’s “transformation to safety has...
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July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers add Melvin Ingram and Brandon Taylor to PUP

Photo from The San Diego Chargers have added linebacker Melvin Ingram and defensive back Brandon Taylor to the Physically Unable to Perform list, the team announced on twitter Wednesday afternoon. The Chargers placed Melvin Ingram and Brandon Taylor on the PUP list today. #ChargersCamp — San Diego Chargers (@chargers) July 24, 2013 Ingram injured his ACL during OTAs...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Chargers lose two more players to injuries

Defensive tackle Aubrayo Franklin and safety Brandon Taylor joined a long list of San Diego players on injured reserve Wednesday. Franklin has missed three of the Chargers' past six games because of a knee injury. He started eight of the team's first nine games this season. Taylor, a rookie, suffered a knee injury in his first career start last Sunday in the win over...
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December 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Chargers complete rookie signings

Safety Brandon Taylor agreed to a four-year deal, completing the contracts for all of the Chargers' draft picks. Financial terms weren't disclosed. Taylor was selected in the third round out of Louisiana State, and is expected to compete for the starting strong safety job. San Diego also signed defensive lineman Garrett Brown (one year) and rookie free agent cornerback...
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May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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