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After being cut by the Jaguars, veteran running back Fred Taylor will sign today with the New England Patriots.
After spending 11 seasons in Jacksonville without a Super Bowl title, RB Fred Taylor likely will choose the New England Patriots over the Buffalo Bills in pursuit of a ring, the Providence Journal reports.
Former Jacksonville Jaguars RB Fred Taylor, released last week and free to sign with a team now, is scheduled to visit the Buffalo Bills on Tuesday and the New England Patriots on Wednesday.
Former Jaguars RB Fred Taylor will be visiting both the Bills and Patriots this week, the Providence Journal reported.
The Jacksonville Jaguars have released Fred Taylor after 11 seasons. Taylor, who was selected ninth overall in the 1998 NFL Draft, made a real impact in fantasy football in his career.
As a rookie, Taylor finished with 1,644 scrimmage yards and 17 total touchdowns. Unfortunately, injuries limited his level of production in two of his next three seasons and led to the undesirable nickname of “Fragile Fred.”
Fred Taylor‘s release from the team makes Maurice Jones-Drew the Jaguars’ starting running back, but there could be a problem. Jones-Drew is only signed through 2009.
Fred Taylor wanted to stay in Jacksonville. He even offered to take less money to do so. But in the end, the Jaguars had their plan, and it didn’t include Taylor, he told the Florida Times-Union.
In an even more stunning move out of Jacksonville, the Jaguars have released veteran RB Fred Taylor. The team is expected to announce the move later today.
No player has been more of a fixture in Jacksonville than running back Fred Taylor. He is 16th on the NFL’s all-time rushing list with 11,271 yards. But the curtain is about to come down on the player who evolved into the face of the franchise.
Vikings: QB John David Booty (3rd), RB Maurice Hicks, TE Garrett Mills, LB Vinny Ciurciu, T Marcus Johnson, DE Otis Grigsby, WR Robert Ferguson, DT Letroy Guion.
Jaguars: DB William James, DB Omare Lowe, RB Chauncey Washington, LB Thomas Williams, C Drew Miller, G Milford Brown, DT Jimmy Kennedy, WR Troy Williamson.