Oakland Raiders sign safety Taylor Mays

The Oakland Raiders announced on Wednesday that they have signed free agent safety Taylor Mays. Mays, who was a star safety at USC from 2006 through 2009, should add depth to a Raiders defensive backfield that has struggled in recent years. Taylor Mays reunites with Raiders defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr., who was an assistant coach at USC while Mays was there.  This familiarity...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Taylor Mays could make the Raiders roster and whose spot he’d take

According to multiple media sources, the Oakland Raiders are going to sign free agent safety Taylor Mays. After having an outstanding career at USC, Mays has shown himself to be no more than a backup and special teamer in the NFL. He has played on a few different teams with his most recent stop being in Detroit with the Lions. After he did not get any playing time in their first...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor Mays to sign with the Lions, per reports

Taylor Mays has latched on with a new team in the NFC North according to reports. The veteran safety who had played for the 49ers and Bengals before briefly signing with the Vikings in the off-season, will join the Detroit Lions. ESPN‘s Adam Schefter tweeted about Taylor Mays signing with the Lions earlier on Saturday. Former USC safety Taylor Mays, whom Minnesota released...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

The Lions sign former Bengals safety Taylor Mays

The Lions will get a look at former Bengals safety Taylor Mays after signing a deal with Detroit. Former USC safety Taylor Mays, whom Minnesota released this week, is staying in NFC North and signing with Detroit Lions, @fadde confirmed. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) June 20, 2015 Mays was recently released by the Minnesota Vikings after signing with them back in March. Last...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Roster Moves: Vikings Sign A Shirtless Taylor Mays

The Minnesota Vikings continued their slow burn through free agency last week by making a couple of small peanut signings. Small in dollar amount and likely impact, but BIG in shirtlessness! We’ll be breaking those down this week and slowly but surely getting prepped for the 2015 NFL Draft. That’s still coming up, right? WE DID WHO? Taylor Mays is a 26 year old safety that went...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

What should the Vikings do about the Taylor Mays and Casey Matthews offer?

The Minnesota Vikings are beginning to fill in the missing pieces of their roster as we move further into the 2015 off-season. Casey Matthews (middle linebacker), and Taylor Mays (free safety) have recently signed with the Vikings, both hoping to add more depth and experience to the Vikings’ defense. Matthews and Mays, however, offer more than just depth in the Vikings’ situation...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Taylor Mays

Based off the headline alone I would give this signing an “A” simply because Mays was one of my favorite safeties coming out of college in 2010. Unfortunately he hasn’t proven to be much more than a role player on special teams and a depth at both linebacker and safety. During his NFL career between the 49ers and Bengals Mays has yet to get an INT and has not broken 100 tackles...
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March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Bengals Injury Update: Taylor Mays speaks on shoulder injury and return to football

The Cincinnati Bengals were serious playoff contenders in 2013, yet fell early in the beginning stages of the Super Bowl XLVIII quest.  Having holes in their roster due to injuries didn't help, but perhaps one of the biggest gap that Cincinnati missed was safety-turned-linebacker Taylor Mays.  Mays suffered a dislocated shoulder and torn labrum in an October 27th game versus the...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bengals re-sign Taylor Mays

CINCINNATI -- Taylor Mays has re-signed with the Bengals, the club announced on Monday. Mays, who will be a fifth-year player in 2014, is a safety by trade but was converting to a hybrid linebacker/safety spot last season when he dislocated his shoulder in a 49-9 win against the New York Jets. He was a second-round pick of San Francisco in 2010 out of Southern California. The Bengals...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cincinnati Bengals re-sign S Taylor Mays

Late Tuesday evening the Cincinnati Bengals announced, they’ve reached an agreement with safety Taylor Mays. Though the details of the contract are unclear at the moment, this move falls right in line with everything Cincinnati has done this off-season. The front office has chosen to keep most of the pieces they have in place, and fills some holes without making free agent headlines...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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