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  1. Kelvin Taylor is The Best Fit to Back up Carlos HydeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | NinerNoise

    ... immediate chance to make an impact. Taylor, son of former Jacksonville Jaguars and New England Patriots tailback Fred Taylor, comes into a situation where there is no clear backup to starter Carlos Hyde, who will need somebody to take a share of the ...

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  2. O-Zone: Counting them downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Jacksonville Jaguars

    ... like that. I think his speed was very underrated. John: Smith's speed indeed was underrated. Very underrated. Fred Taylor's speed was otherworldly, so I'd give him the slight edge. So, agree to disagree, I suppose. Or agree to differ. Or whatever. I ...

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  3. Patriots pass on drafting a backRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | UnionLeader.com

    ... chance later in the day with three compensatory picks in the sixth round. The Patriots could have still selected Fred Taylor's son, Kelvin Taylor, at No. 208 but opted for linebacker Kamu Grugier-Hill. Taylor was taken by the 49ers at No. 211, and ...

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  4. 49ers draft RB Kevlin Taylor, son of Jaguars all-time leading rusherRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2016 | The Campbell Reporter

    Kelvin Taylor, son of Jacksonville Jaguars all-time leading rusher Fred Taylor, joined the 49ers backfield as a sixth-round draft pick Saturday. "Watching him be the great pro that he was and watching him every day work and be the best player he could be, I understand how important my father was," Kelvin, a Florida product, said on a media conference call.

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  5. 2016 NFL Draft Preview: Running Back Draft Class BreakdownRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | Miami Dolphins

    We breakdown the 2016 running back draft class from the top of the class to local prospects and those with family ties to the NFL. Top of the class: Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State; Derrick Henry, Alabama; Devontae Booker, Utah; Kenneth Dixon, Louisiana Tech; Alex Collins, Arkansas; Jordan Howard, Indiana; Jonathan Williams, Arkansas Top small-school prospects: Marshaun Coprich, Illinois State; Jacobi Green, Richmond; Dy'Shawn Mobley, Eastern Kentucky; Daniel Sams, McNeese State NFL family ties: Florida's Kelvin Taylor is the son of longtime Jacksonville Jaguars starter Fred Taylor.

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  6. Patriots: Biggest needs are on offense as free agency begins WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... see the Patriots break the bank for a running back. They haven't paid a back more than $2 million a year since Fred Taylor and Kevin Faulk in 2010. With that in mind, it would be a surprise to see them go after Doug Martin, Lamar Miller or Alfred ...

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  7. Patriots NFL Draft prospects: 7 running backs (and another Gronk) to watch at the combineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | MassLive.com

    ... for a running back that could use a little extra grooming, but contribute early in certain spots. The son of Fred Taylor (who spent his last couple seasons in New England) is another player who probably should've stayed in school. He's not the most ...

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  8. Chad Reuter Four Round Mock Draft: Patriots Still Getting Defensive PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Pats Pulpit

    ... pick a "sit-and-wait" player with their first two picks. Taylor is the son of former Patriots running back Fred Taylor. That's a plus. He's a player that can run, catch, and block in a rotation. That's a plus. He's very highly regarded by his ...

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  9. Jets RB Chris Ivory is a Pipe Dream for the New England PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | Pats Pulpit

    ... surpass 2.0%, and never in their first season with the team. Corey Dillon maxed out at 2.59% of the cap in 2006. Fred Taylor was slated for 2.28% in 2010. It's actually running back Kevin Faulk with the three largest cap usages at 2.76%, 2.90%, and ...

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  10. Should a team like the Rams draft a QB? The answer is yes... and no.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2016 | Turf Show Times

    ... led by a very talented DT in his second season, Marcus Stroud. Despite injuries earlier in his career, RB Fred Taylor played in every game and was very productive in 2002, amassing over 1,700 yards from scrimmage. Experienced Mark Brunell was their ...

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  11. Patriots sign veteran running back Steven JacksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | NFL

    ... as one of the best backs of our time, and the move is reminiscent of the Corey Dillon trade back in 2004, or the Fred Taylor signing in 2009. Will Jackson be next?

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  12. Patriots are meeting with Steven Jackson todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | MusketFire

    ... carriers and 490 receptions to his name. If the Patriots do indeed sign Jackson, it will be reminiscent of the Fred Taylor acquisition in the 2009 offseason. Taylor and Jackson are comparable in that they both made their fame playing for long ...

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  13. Ball on Pats' practice squadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | NFL

    ... the careers of LeGarrette Blount and Dion Lewis . He got late-career runs from backs like Corey Dillon and Fred Taylor. If you are a wayward running back in the NFL, there is no more soothing voice to hear on the other end of the phone. On the same ...

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  14. Two hallmarks of Patriots football -- Tom Brady and special teams play -- failed them versus EaglesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | MassLive.com

    The last time the Patriots allowed a special teams touchdown, Marshawn Lynch played for the Bills, Fred Taylor played for the Pats and Tom Brady had played in only three Super Bowls. Ninety-nine games have passed since C.J. Spiller ran a kickoff 95 yards to the endzone against the Patriots in Sept.

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  15. Pats' Past: The Return of the KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | Pats Pulpit

    ... unit surrounding him would fare better on their first drive of the second quarter, which was capped by a 1-yard Fred Taylor touchdown run to tie the game. Unfortunately, on New England's next offensive possession, Brady would be intercepted by Bills ...

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  16. Edelman 'was put on this earth' to play football for PatriotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2015 | YardBarker.com

    ... I've gone through, whether they're good or bad, try to learn from them." He picked that up from former teammate Fred Taylor, and he's paying it forward to former roommate and Patriots running back Tyler Gaffney, who, like Edelman, has had a tough ...

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  17. AU's Spikes, UA's Lowe in SEC Legends Class of '15Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WTVM

    ... with five teams over his 15-year NFL career and was a Pro Bowler and All-Pro selection in 2003 and 2004. FLORIDA Fred Taylor, Running Back, 1994-97 A standout running back for Florida from 1994-97, Fred Taylor earned first-team All-America honors by ...

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  18. Fred Taylor, Warrick Dunn named to conference Legends ClassesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... 26, 1994. FSU game back to tie the game after UF had a double-digit lead at one point in the game. UF's tailback Fred Taylor (21) turns the corner in the 1st quarter as FSU defenders Sean Hamlet (18) and Corey Fuller (4) close in. Two of the ...

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  19. Dave Roller Is UK's SEC Legend For 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... and was a Pro Bowler and All-Pro selection in 2003 and 2004. A standout running back for Florida from 1994-97, Fred Taylor earned first-team All-America honors by the Walter Camp Football Foundation and was named All-SEC his senior year, leading the ...

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  20. Fred Taylor named to SEC Legends Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... 26, 1994. FSU game back to tie the game after UF had a double-digit lead at one point in the game. UF's tailback Fred Taylor (21) turns the corner in the 1st quarter as FSU defenders Sean Hamlet (18) and Corey Fuller (4) close in. Former Jaguars and ...

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