|No. 5 – Los Angeles Chargers|
|Born:||August 3, 1989|
|Height:||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Weight:||217 lb (98 kg)|
|High school:||Hampton (Hampton, Virginia)|
|NFL Draft:||2011 / Round: 6 / Pick: 180|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Career NFL statistics as of Week 17, 2018|
|Player stats at PFR|
Tyrod Taylor (b. August 3, 1989) is an American football player. He plays as a quarterback for the Los Angeles Chargers of the National Football League. He played college football for the Virginia Tech Hokies. He played relatively well with Virginia Tech, where he wore number 5, but was not drafted until the 6th round by the Baltimore Ravens in 2011.
With the Ravens, Taylor moved on from a preseason injury and played in three games as the backup to starter Joe Flacco. He rushed for two yards in one game, lined up as a wide receiver in another, and completed an 18-yard pass to Anquan Boldin as well. He was on the roster when the Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII and defeated the San Francisco 49ers 34-31.
Taylor left Baltimore after four years for the Buffalo Bills, becoming the starter for three years. He was named to a Pro Bowl after a strong first season as the starting quarterback, then in 2017, helped the team make the playoffs for the first time since 1999. Following that season, the Bills traded him to the Cleveland Browns, where he played one year before joining the Chargers in 2019.
References[change | change source]
- "Tyrod Taylor, QB for the Baltimore Ravens". NFL.com. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Tyrod Taylor at NFL.com
Media related to Tyrod Taylor at Wikimedia Commons