Former Wisconsin WR A.J. Taylor Receives Tryout for Green Bay Packers

The former Badgers receiver continues the road back to recovery.
Publish date:

Former Wisconsin wide receiver A.J. Taylor has worked his way back from injury, and a familiar NFL franchise will give him a look.

Taylor's name was on a list for a tryout for the Green Bay Packers, according to a Sunday report and tweet by Sports Illustrated and The MMQB's Albert Breer. reached out to Taylor, who confirmed that the tryout is on Tuesday.

The wide out finished his UW career with 89 career receptions for 1,316 yards (14.8 yards per reception) and 10 touchdowns. He caught 23 passes for 267 yards and two touchdowns during his final season as a Badger in 2019. 

Taylor's senior campaign ended prematurely during Wisconsin's regular-season finale, as he tore his Achilles tendon on a 2nd-and-7 catch during the second quarter at Minnesota on Nov. 30. One of his biggest plays last year came on a Nov. 16 reception at Nebraska that he turned into a 55-yard touchdown.

Statistically, Taylor's best season came in 2018 where he posted career highs in receptions (32), yards (521), and yards per catch (16.3).

Read more about Taylor's road back in article from May.

More Badgers in the NFL Coverage from

Previous A.J. Taylor Coverage from

Editor's note: messaged with Taylor on Sunday afternoon. Though his name was stated on Sunday's list, he confirmed to the site that his workout is on Tuesday.