Taylor is the fourth player from Seattle’s eight-member draft class to sign their rookie deal.
Taylor, 23, was a three-year starter at Tennessee. The Seahawks traded up with the Jets to select him with the No. 48 pick in this year’s draft.
He’s projected to sign a four-year, $6,764,507 rookie contract that includes a $2,479,641 signing bonus.
During his four-year college career, Taylor recorded 118 total tackles, 26.5 tackles for loss, 19.5 sacks, seven pass defenses, four fumble recoveries, and six forced fumbles.