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Ravens Tried Out Former Browns First-Round DL Phil Taylor

Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Baltimore Ravens recently tried out former Browns first-round pick DL Phil Taylor. This is the first reported interest in Taylor since he worked out for the Steelers a few months ago. Taylor, 27, was taken with the No. 21 overall pick by the Browns back in 2011, but was one of the more notable roster cuts at start of the season. Cleveland wound...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Taylor’s knee kept Steelers from signing him

It was a bit surprising to see the Cleveland Browns cut Phil Taylor knowing that they would have to pay him anyway. Speculation among Browns fans was that the team just thought one of the younger guys could help them. After the defensive tackle visited the Pittsburgh Steelers, who decided not to sign him, we might know a bit more as to why the Browns were so convinced. Phil Taylor’s...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Taylor visits Steelers day after being cut by Browns

    Phil Taylor may be on his way to playing for a rival. A day after the former first-round pick was cut by the Cleveland Browns, Taylor visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers. CBS Sports’ Jason La Canfora reports that as many as eight teams have interest in the Baylor product. Taylor was the No. 21 overall pick in 2011 and signed for $4.38 million bonus. His base salary...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Phil Taylor thanks Browns fans after release

It’s true that Phil Taylor had some difficulties staying on the field for the Browns, but whenever he was there Browns fans seemed to appreciate his effort and nasty streak. Taylor brought a meanness to the Browns defense that wasn’t there before he arrived. It appears that the appreciation wasn’t just pointed on way as Phil Taylor used his Instagram to send Browns fans a positive...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns release Phil Taylor, Roster Now at 75

People say the NFL stands for “Not For Long,” and 2011 first-round pick Phil Taylor’s release is testament to their accuracy. The writing was on the wall for Taylor after the Cleveland Browns snagged Danny Shelton, his replacement with the 12th pick of the 2015 draft. But not many thought the rehabbing Taylor would be cast […] The post Cleveland Browns release Phil Taylor...
Via Browns Beat
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns Release DT Phil Taylor

The Cleveland Browns have released defensive tackle Phil Taylor per Taylor was the last player still with the team from its awful 2011 draft class. Taylor was also released despite the fact that he was owed more than $5 million in guaranteed money, according to Steve Doerschuk of The Browns used their first-round pick on defensive tackle Danny Shelton, who...
Via The Sports Daily
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Browns: Opinion – Draft ends Phil Taylor’s Tenure?

Upon drafting defensive tackle Danny Shelton with the 12th pick in the 2015 NFL Draft, it goes without much question the Cleveland Browns are trying to get better in stopping the run. Ranked last in the NFL during the 2014-15 season in rush defense, the team let defensive tackle Ahtyba Rubin walk in free agency, and could possibly do the same with defensive tackle Phil Taylor, who...
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Santa Claus Came to Town: Phil Taylor provides a Christmas for local children

On a cold night in December, there’s a jolly man riding around town in a matching suit with an epic beard and a cap placed upon his head. He has a few toys at his disposal—your standard juvenile arsenal of foam-launching equipment. But instead of a sleigh, boots with bells and reindeer leading the way, that man is Phil Taylor, the Browns’ 350-pound defensive tackle, and he’s riding...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Taylor undergoes minor surgery, expected to miss time

Cleveland Browns defensive tackle and amateur film maker Phil Taylor will miss what looks to be at least the next several weeks after undergoing surgery to repair an injured right knee.’s Mary Kay Cabot reports that the procedure was a “minor scope.” #Browns Phil Taylor underwent a minor scope on his knee today, a source tells — Mary...
Via Waiting For Next Year
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Team Needs – DT: Depth for Phil Taylor

Like most of Cleveland’s front-seven, the defensive tackle position is in fairly good hands. Phil Taylor, a first round selection entering his fourth season, is the man whom Browns fans will be trusting to dictate the center of the line of scrimmage, and by all accounts he is the right man for the job. When Taylor put up four sacks and 59 total tackles during his rookie season...
Via cover32 - Browns
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

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