6'4'' / 267 lbs
Heats up to finish 2022 season
Taylor posted 26 tackles (22 solo), 9.5 sacks, four forced fumbles and a pass breakup over 16 regular-season games in the 2022 season.
Taylor piled up three sacks through the first 10 games, but he stacked up 6.5 sacks over the final six contests. The 2020 second-round pick has averaged 30 defensive tackles over the past two seasons, and he has totaled 16 sacks in that stretch. Taylor doesn't rack up tackles, but he has IDP value in deeper leagues because of his pass-rushing skills.
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Back in Saturday's game
Taylor (neck) returned to Saturday's wild-card game in San Francisco, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Taylor sustained a neck stinger in the second quarter, but the injury won't keep him on the sideline after halftime. He'll thus rejoin Uchenna Nwosu, Boye Mafe and Bruce Irvin as the Seahawks' available outside linebackers.
Sustains neck injury Saturday
Taylor suffered a neck stinger during Saturday's wild-card game at San Francisco.
Midway through the second quarter, Taylor was slow to get up and walked with Seahawks trainers to the sideline, where he visited the blue tent before getting diagnosed with an injury. If Taylor is unable to return, the team will be left with Uchenna Nwosu, Boye Mafe and Bruce Irvin at outside linebacker.
Lives in backfield Sunday
Taylor recorded three tackles (two solo), 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble and one pass defensed in Sunday's 23-6 win over the Jets.
Taylor's 2.5 sacks in Week 17 accounts for his new career best in that department, while he also forced his fourth fumble of the 2022-23 campaign during Sunday's victory. With an abundance of Seattle linebackers currently on injured reserve, the 25-year-old figures to continue playing a prominent role in the team's regular-season finale against the Rams.