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Texans' Lane Taylor: Returns from COVID list
Taylor (illness) was activated from the Texans' reserve/COVID-19 list Wednesday.
Taylor presumably will resume his role as the team's starting left guard. He has been sidelined for nearly two weeks.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lane Taylor: Placed on reserve/COVID-19 list
The Texans placed Taylor on the reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday after he tested positive for the virus, Aaron Wilson of Sportstalk 790 Houston reports.
The Texans will now be without both of their starting guards for Week 15, as right guard Justin McCray was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list earlier in the week. Max Scharping is expected to start in place of McCray, while Cole Toner or Jimmy Morrissey could replace Taylor at left guard.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lane Taylor: Joins active roster
Taylor has been elevated from the practice squad for the Texans' Week 6 matchup against the Colts.
Taylor failed to make the active roster out of training camp as he worked back from surgery to repair his ACL. However, he's apparently healthy enough to contribute along the team's offensive line and will be active for the first time this season.... See More ... See Less
Lane Taylor: Released after failed physical
The Texans released Taylor (undisclosed) from the PUP list following a failed physical.
Taylor underwent surgery to repair his ACL last season, and he is still on his road back to full health. It's unclear what the future looks like for the 31-year-old, as he has played just three regular-season games since 2018.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lane Taylor: Placed on PUP list
Taylor (undisclosed) was placed on the active/PUP list Monday, NFL reporter Aaron Wilson reports.
Taylor underwent surgery to repair his ACL last season, and appeared to be recovering well as he signed a one-year contract with the Texans in April. However, the 31-year-old will have to miss at least some of his first training camp with Houston. When healthy, the Oklahoma State product will likely compete for a starting job.... See More ... See Less
Texans' Lane Taylor: Inks deal with Texans
Taylor (knee) signed a one-year contract with the Texans on Thursday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
After tearing his ACL during Week 1 of the 2020 season, Taylor's recovering well and is expected to be ready for training camp. The 31-year-old is reuniting with his former Green Bay OL Coach James Campen and will aim to provide a notable boost to Houston's offensive line for the 2021 campaign.... See More ... See Less
Lane Taylor: Continues to draw interest
Multiple teams around the league, including the Texans, have been checking in on the status of Taylor (knee), Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chroniclereports.
Taylor is six months removed from ACL surgery, though he's gaining plenty of interest from teams around the NFL. He visited the 49ers in mid-March and appears to be right on track in his rehab. Assuming he remains on schedule in his recovery, he shouldn't have any trouble finding a team for the upcoming 2021 season.... See More ... See Less
Lane Taylor: Checks in with San Francisco
Taylor (knee-ACL) visited the 49ers on Friday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
In what Rapoport characterized to be a quasi-medical check-in, a source indicated that Taylor's recovery from a torn ACL remains "on schedule". Taylor suffered the injury Week 1 of last season against Minnesota, and he went without an appearance for the remainder of Green Bay's run to the NFC Championship Game. The year prior, Taylor managed just two appearances before suffering a left biceps injury and missing the remainder of the 2019 season.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Placed on injured reserve
Taylor (knee) was placed on injured reserve Tuesday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Taylor had his season ended Week 1 after being carted off the field. Lucas Patrick has filled in admirably for Taylor at right guard and should continue to hold down the starting spot going forward.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Done for season
Taylor will undergo surgery on his right knee and miss the rest of the 2020 season, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
The 30-year-old underwent an MRI on Monday and the specifics of the injury remain unclear, but he'll require season-ending surgery. It's a tough break for Taylor, who appeared in only two games in 2019 before going on injured reserve with a biceps injury. Lucas Patrick (shoulder) is probable for Week 2 and is expected to step in at right guard for Green Bay.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Set for MRI
Taylor will undergo an MRI on his right knee Monday, Rob Demovsky of ESPN reports.
Taylor's 2019 campaign ended in September after he tore his bicep, and the team believes he may have suffered another season-ending injury. The MRI will reveal the final verdict. The Packers' offensive line shifted around in Week 1, but Lucas Patrick (shoulder) will likely replace Taylor at right guard in Week 2 versus the Lions.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Exits with knee injury
Taylor exited the team's Week 1 contest against the Vikings and did not return, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Taylor appeared to suffer a serious injury and was taken off the field on a cart. His status for the team's contest in Week 2 against the Lions is in question.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Restructures deal
Taylor (biceps) and the Packers have restructured the final year of his his contract, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
It is unclear exactly how the contract was reworked, but it should result in about $3 million more in 2020 cap space for Green Bay. Taylor is now due $1.5 million, including a $100,000 signing bonus. The guard had his season end early in 2019 due to a biceps injury. There has not been much news regarding his progress, but there is no indication he will not be ready for 2020.... See More ... See Less
Packers' Lane Taylor: Undergoing surgery
Taylor (biceps) will undergo surgery on his left bicep muscle, which rules out any potential return from injured reserve this season, Tom Silverstein of The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.
Taylor was placed on injured reserve Saturday after suffering the bicep injury. It will now be up to rookie Elgton Jenkins to fill in as the starter at left guard for the remainder of the season.... See More ... See Less
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