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Chargers' Ja'Sir Taylor: Opens week with full practice
Taylor (illness) was a full practice participant Wednesday.
Taylor missed Sunday's Week 13 win over New England due to an illness, but he appears to be feeling better since he was able to log a full practice session to open Week 14 prep. The second-year cornerback has had a major role on the Chargers' defense at times this season but he may have fallen out of favor given that he didn't log any defensive snaps Week 12 versus Baltimore. However, starter Deane Leonard didn't practice Wednesday due to an ankle/heel issue, so Taylor could be thrust back into a significant snap count Sunday against the Broncos if Leonard doesn't suit up.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Ja'Sir Taylor: Won't suit up Week 13
The Chargers have ruled Taylor (illness) out of Sunday's contest versus New England.
Taylor has seen his opportunities on defense trend down over the past several weeks, and he didn't log any defensive snaps for the first time this season against Baltimore this past Sunday, with all of his work coming on special teams. As such, his absence against the Patriots in Week 13 may not have a major impact on Los Angeles' game plan.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Ja'Sir Taylor: Logs first career pick
Taylor logged a pass deflection and an interception during the Chargers 30-13 win against the Bears on Sunday.
Taylor didn't record a tackle during the team's win but managed to snag his first career interception. The 2022 sixth-round pick will look to build off this strong performance later this week versus the Jets.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Ja'Sir Taylor: In line for increased role
Taylor will handle slot corner duties Sunday against the Dolphins, assuming Bryce Callahan (groin) does not play, Lindsey Thiry reports.
Taylor's rookie season has been primarily spent on special teams, with just nine defensive snaps on the season on his stat sheet. Callahan is considered doubtful after being unable to practice Thursday or Friday, and it appears Taylor has earned the opportunity to be the next man up for the Chargers.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Ja'Sir Taylor: Bolts to Los Angeles
The Chargers selected Taylor in the sixth round of the 2022 NFL Draft, 214th overall.
Taylor was a two-year starter at Wake Forest who played in Winston-Salem for five years thanks to the NCAA's blanket waiver for the 2020 season. He had six career interceptions and ran a kickoff back for a touchdown in 2021. Taylor ran a 4.46 in the 40 at his pro day and will likely make the roster through his special teams skill.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 5-10, 185 lbs
|Birthplace: Asbury Park, NJ
|School: Wake Forest