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Old 02-15-2002, 12:49 AM   #1
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Now somebody needs to educate me on this guy. First off, all I know is he had one good season and has been hurt evert since. When healthy, is he a top five back in the NFL? Is he the Jags best bet? Is he a future Hall of Famer?
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Old 02-15-2002, 03:34 AM   #2
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Every time Taylor is injured the TV commentators point out how much worse Jacksonville's record is in games where he doesn't play than in games where he does, so I guess he must be important to their offense. But what he has done so far is nowhere near good enough to land him in Canton.

This is a very thin year for free-agent running backs; the only one even resembling a "marquee" player that will be available this spring is San Francisco's Garrison Hearst.

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I think he is for real when he's healthy, but it's so unpredictable. I don't know if the Jags want to wait anymore for him to get healthy and stay healthy. Brunell is already like 31. I would try to deal him.
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Old 02-15-2002, 11:47 PM   #4
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Taylor definetly is a great back when he's healthy, unfortunatley he never is healthy. The Jags have a good team devloping between Stacey Macka nd Elivs Joseph who I might add are cheap on the salary cap. They are continuing to improve the more they paly and teh Jags should defeinetly work to make a trade for him
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