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Report: Steelers nix Phil Taylor signing due to knee issue

The Browns caught many observers off guard when they released defensive tackle and former first-round pick Phil Taylor on Tuesday, especially since his $5.5. million salary was already guaranteed.When they gave Taylor his walking papers, the Browns essentially gave Taylor free reign to play somewhere else while still receiving their checks. After Taylor's visit with the Steelers...
Via Fox Sports
September 03, 2015  |  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

Report: Steelers Not Interested In Signing Former Browns DT Phil Taylor

If you are one of the many who were hoping the Pittsburgh Steelers would sign former Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Phil Taylor, you are about to be very disappointed. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers are not interested in signing Taylor now that they’ve had him... The post Report: Steelers Not Interested In Signing Former Browns DT Phil...
Via Steelers Depot
September 02, 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

Report: Former Browns DT Phil Taylor Visited With Steelers On Wednesday

On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns parted ways with defensive tackle Phil Taylor and on Wednesday, the former first-round draft pick reportedly visited with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Cut by Browns on Tuesday, Phil Taylor visited the Steelers on Wednesday, per league source. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) September 2, 2015 Taylor, 27, underwent... The post Report: Former Browns...
Via Steelers Depot
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

Browns terminate contract of Phil Taylor

Tuesday afternoon marks the end of the Phil Taylor era in Cleveland. With the Browns needing to reduce their roster to 75 players by 4 p.m., the team announced that they have terminated the contract of the 2011 first-round selection. The 2011 NFL Draft was one where the Browns’ fortunes were changed during a Week 4 win the previous year. The team would go 5-11 that season, but...
Via Waiting For Next Year
September 01, 2015  |  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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