Report: Jason Taylor To Retire After This Weekend

Wednesday December 28th, 2011

Miami Dolphins longtime pass rusher Jason Taylor will reportedly retire after this season, according to the Miami Herald.

Taylor has recorded seven sacks and 17 tackles this season. Over the course of his career he has tallied 139.5 sacks, 47 forced fumbles, 773 tackles, and eight interceptions.

The future Hall-of-Famer’s best season came in 2002 when he recorded 18.5 sacks and seven forced fumbles for the Dolphins. In 2006 he was named the Associated Press Defensive Player of the Year after he tallied 13.5 sacks and a league leading two interceptions returned for touchdowns. Taylor, 37, will retire as the Dolphin’s all-time sacks leader, and will finish his career among the NFL’s top 10 in career sacks. The six-time Pro Bowler played all but two years of his career with Miami. Taylor also had stints with the New York Jets and the Washington Redskins.

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