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Jadeveon Clowney is Just Filthy

If his performances thus far this preseason is any indication, Houston Texans No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney will live up to the hype early in his career. After blowing up Arizona Cardinals running back Stepfan Taylor in his preseason debut… Clowney is back dominating on a NFL stage once again Saturday night against the Atlanta Falcons. This play led one unnamed scribe to...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texans will have the league’s worst quarterbacks

The early returns on Jadeveon Clowney in Houston are about what we expected. He’s going to plant opposing humans in the ground, and often. We saw that immediately when he stuffed Stepfan Taylor for a five-yard loss after using his incredible speed to bust through the line. But Clowney and the downright unfair tandem he’ll form with J.J. Watt came at a cost: the Texans have the...
Via This Given Sunday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Texans will have the league’s worst quarterbacks

The early returns on Jadeveon Clowney in Houston are about what we expected. He’s going to plant opposing humans in the ground, and often. We saw that immediately when he stuffed Stepfan Taylor for a five-yard loss after using his incredible speed to bust through the line. But Clowney and the downright unfair tandem he’ll form with J.J. Watt came at a cost: the Texans have the...
Via Bloguin Best
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things to watch for: Houston Texans vs Atlanta Falcons

The Houston Texans are coming off an embarrassing 32-0 defeat at the hands of the Arizona Cardinals from the preseason opener. Now, they’ll host the Atlanta Falcons in hopes of putting an ugly performance behind them. Here are five things to watch for in their second preseason game. 5. Jadeveon Clowney Clowney saw very limited action against the Cardinals, but he should see a few...
Via cover32 - Texans
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from preseason loss to Arizona Cardinals

The Houston Texans had a terrible outing against the Arizona Cardinals, losing 32-0. There were some key lessons learned, however. Let’s have an early look at the five things we learned from the beatdown. 5. Jadeveon Clowney looked good in limited action The first overall pick in the NFL draft was used as an outside linebacker in the preseason game. Although Clowney finished with...
Via cover32 - Texans
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stanford, Notre Dame ready for another tough game

One play. One yard. One disputed video review. More than 60 minutes of tough, physical football in South Bend last season ended when a wall of Notre Dame defenders stopped Stanford's Stepfan Taylor inches short of the end zone in overtime. Cardinal coach David Shaw and his players believed the ball crossed the goal line on Taylor's second effort, but officials had already...
Via AP on Fox
November 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookies Ellington, Taylor give Cardinals 1-2 punch

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By BOB BAUM AP Sports Writer Andre Ellington had the breakout game for Arizona, but he's only half of what promises to be a solid rookie 1-2 punch at running back for the Cardinals. The dynamic Ellington broke free on an 80-yard touchdown run in Arizona's 27-13 victory over Atlanta, while Stepfan Taylor did more of the dirty...
Via AP on Fox
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals: Rookie RB Stepfan Taylor off to an Impressive Start

Rookie running back Stepfan Taylor of the Arizona Cardinals is off and running in his NFL career. The University of Stanford product, the school’s all-time touchdown leader with 45 TD’s, had an impressive pro debut last Friday in Arizona’s 17-0 triumph over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field. Taylor rushed for a team high 64 yards and looked good in both long and short...
Via PPR Fantasy Football
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals 17, Packers 0

Stepfan Taylor can run with the big boys. Stanford's career rusher leader ran for 64 yards in his NFL debut, and the Arizona Cardinals exposed several trouble spots for the Green Bay Packers in a 17-0 preseason win Friday night. Carson Palmer and Drew Stanton each threw for a touchdown against a Packers secondary that had trouble containing anybody, and Arizona's aggressive...
Via Fox Sports
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals handle Packers in preseason opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Stepfan Taylor rushed for 64 yards on 20 carries in his rookie debut and the Cardinals picked apart the Packers on both sides of the ball on their way to a 17-0 preseason victory Friday night. Tyrann Mathieu had a sack in his first game in two years and also returned two punts for Arizona, which was playing its first game under new coach Bruce Arians. Aaron...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Packers shut out by Cardinals in preseason opener

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) --Stepfan Taylor rushed for 63 yards on 21 carries in his rookie debut, and the Arizona Cardinals picked apart the Green Bay Packers on both sides of the ball on their way to a 17-0 preseason victory Friday night. Tyrann Mathieu had a sack in his first game in two years, and also returned two punts for Arizona, which was playing its first game under new coach...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Rookie Report: Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor

As a fantasy football owner, you have to like Stepfan Taylor's college stats.Taylor is Stanford's all-time leader in career rushing yards with 4,300 yards.He is also Stanford's all-time leader in career touchdowns with 45. And remember, Stanford was on a team that was widely recognized as a pass-first offense in the Pac-10.Now comes the hard part of making the transition...
Via Football Nation
July 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona Cardinals Have a Secret Weapon

The Cardinals were in the Super Bowl not too long ago, but it no time at all the team went from being a contender to bottoming out and becoming a door mat for the rest of the league. That is all going to change this season. Not only do they have a new head coach in Bruce Airians, a new running back in Rashad Mendhall (and more importantly his replacement in Stepfan Taylor), and...
Via FatManWriting
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Cards' Taylor to miss most of OTAs due to exam rule

Thanks to an obscure NFL rule, Cardinals rookie running back Stepfan Taylor will miss almost all of the team's organized team activities in the coming month. Taylor, the team's fifth-round pick out of Stanford, will take part in the team's rookie minicamp this weekend, but a rule prohibits rookies from taking part in any other team activities until their school has...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinals take Clemson RB Ellington in sixth round

The Arizona Cardinals have added a second running back in the draft, selecting Clemson's Andre Ellington in the sixth round. Arizona used its fifth-round pick on Stanford's Stepfan Taylor and followed up by getting Ellington with the 187th overall pick. The 5-foot-9, 199-pound Ellington was first-team All-ACC after finishing with 1,081 yards rushing, 232 more receiving...
Via AP on Fox
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Possible 4th-6th Round Targets

The Cowboys need to find some gems on this last day of the draft, the Cowboys have been able to find some late round gems in the past, so lets hope they can duplicate some of that magic. The Cowboys will be drafting 4th (17th pick), 5th (18th pick), and 6th (17th pick) Outside of TE Gavin Escobar, the Cowboys have drafted players they brought in for pre-draft visits, so if the trend...
Via CowboysBlog.Net
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: RB Stepfan Taylor Scouting Report

I don't know what it is.I don't watch much college football, but during the run up to bowl season, one of the backs that jumped out at me was Stepfan Taylor.It seemed like every time I watched, he was playing with a blend of speed and power.  He has a level of talent that makes me believe he can perform as an NFL running back.Still, initial gut reactions aren't always...
Via Football Nation
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Cream of the 2013 NFL Draft crop: Running backs

This is the third edition of an eight-part series noting the top prospects of the 2013 NFL Draft at their respective positions. THE RUNNING BACK PROSPECTS: Giovani Bernard, Eddie Lacy, Stepfan Taylor, Montee Ball, Jawan Jamison.Giovani Bernard (5-10, 205 lb.), North CarolinaAveraged nearly 7 yards per carry in 2012 and was third on his team in receptions with 47, adding nearly 500...
Via AFC East Daily
February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Manuel leads South to Senior Bowl win

Florida State's E.J. Manuel passed for a touchdown and rushed for another on the South's first two drives in a 21-16 victory over the North in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. Manuel and running backs Stepfan Taylor and Mike James combined to put the game for senior NFL prospects away on the South's final drive. Stanford's Taylor carried five times for 32 yards and caught...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Senior Bowl Gameday Preview: What To Watch for the South Roster

I always check the running backs vs. linebacker battles on gameday, I’m excited to see Vince Williams and Nico Johnson control the inside after a bit week…For the running backs, Stepfan Taylor, Mike Gillislee, and Mike James all stood up well in pass protection this week. We’ll see if they can on gameday….At quarterback, I’ll be checking Tyler Wilson’s accuracy, EJ Manuel’s...
Via Optimum Scouting
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl: Taylor 'it's a big moment'

Stanford running back Stepfan Taylor spoke with FOX Sports NEXT following practice at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
Via profootball.scout.com
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

'Way Too Early' 2013 Top 10: No. 4 Stanford Cardinal

In the last three years, only two schools in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) have equaled or surpassed Stanford's 35-5 record and two BCS bowl wins. One of them happens to be Alabama (also 35-5), which just happened to win a pair of national championships in that period. The other is Oregon, which came within a field goal of winning a national championship and has the best...
Via Crystal Ball Run
January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Post-RB Locker Room Lowdown: Stepfan Taylor

In the post-game locker room, offensive player of the game Stepfan Taylor was all about his team. Stanford's all-time leading rusher was once again the Cardinal's chain-moving workhorse in crunch-time, earning him the 2013 Rose Bowl's offensive MVP award. Our inconsistent passing game allowed the Badgers to stack up on #33, but he provided some highlight reel efforts...
Via stanford.scout.com
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Top 25 Draft Eligible Running Backs

Entering the 2012 college football season Marcus Lattimore was considered the top running back prospect for the 2013 NFL Draft.  Coming off ACL surgery on his left knee, he was starting to resemble his his pre-injury form. He was looking explosive and running with the power that made him a premier workhorse running back.  Then against Tennessee he suffered a devastating right...
Via Football Nation
January 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Cardinal defense shuts down Badgers

Although Stanford didn't score many style points in the 99th Rose Bowl, the Cardinal could celebrate because they didn't let Wisconsin score any points at all after halftime. Stepfan Taylor rushed for 89 yards and an early touchdown, Kevin Hogan passed for 123 yards, and No. 8 Stanford won its first Rose Bowl since 1972, beating the Badgers 20-14 on Tuesday night. Usua...
Via AP on Fox
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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