Redskins Re-Sign DL Phil Taylor To One-Year Deal


Liz Clarke of the Washington Post, citing is a person with knowledge of negotiations, is reporting that the Redskins are planning to re-sign DL Phil Taylor to a one-year deal.

  • Jordan Schultz reports that Taylor receives a one-year contract that includes a minimum salary.

The Redskins have already confirmed the news.

Taylor, 29, was taken with the No. 21 overall pick by the Browns back in 2011. He spent four years in Cleveland before he was released with an injury settlement at the start of the 2015 season.

The Broncos later signed him to a contract in 2016 only to cut him loose during the preseason Taylor signed a futures contract with Washington last year and looked good during the summer, but unfortunately suffered a season-ending quad injury that led to him being placed on injured reserve.

Taylor was testing the open market as an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

In 2014, Taylor appeared in just five games and recorded 10 tackles and a pass defense for the Browns.