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Stepfan Taylor

23-Year-Old Running Back – Arizona Cardinals

2014 Rush/Rec Stats

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45

Yds

163

TD

1

Yds

54

TD

3

2014 Rush/Rec Projections

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2014 Fantasy Football Outlook

Stanford's career leader in rushing yards (4,300) and touchdowns (40, plus five receiving), Taylor had a quiet rookie season, seeing minimal work and producing just 3.2 YPC while Andre Ellington sel...

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2014 ADP:  212.64

Rank (Overall): Hidden

Rank (RB): Hidden

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Bye Week:  4

HT: 5' 9"   WT: 214   DOB: 6/9/1991  College: Stanford  DRAFTED: 5th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Stepfan Taylor Contract Information:

Agreed to four-year, $2.37 million contract with the Cardinals in May 2013

December 11, 2014  –  Stepfan Taylor News

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Taylor gained 61 yards on 14 carries in Thursday's 12-6 win over the Rams.

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Stepfan Taylor NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2013 22 Ari 16 36 115 0 3.2 0 0 0 0 0 8 71 8.9 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 23 Ari 12 45 163 1 3.6 1 0 0 0 0 9 54 6.0 3 11 0 0 0 0 0 0
2014 Proj 23 ARZ Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Stepfan Taylor

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Stepfan Taylor Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2013 22 Ari 16 1.2 1.7 1.4 2 7 8 2 0 1 4 7.9 0 0 0
2014 23 Ari 12 3.8 4.6 4.2 4 14 3 3 3 1 5 4.9 4 3 2
2014 Proj 23 ARZ Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Stepfan Taylor

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Stepfan Taylor – Playing Time Overview

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#2 Running Back

Snap Count Stats

151

Offensive Snaps in 2014

Stepfan Taylor was on the field for 151 of his team's snaps on offense in 2014.

119

Special Teams Snaps in 2014

Stepfan Taylor was on the field for 119 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2014.

Year Off ST
2013 115 127
2014 151 119
Stepfan Taylor 2014 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 SD 6 4 1 5 0 5.0 0 0 3 21 7.0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
2 @NYG 2 10 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 SF 14 5 1 2 0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 BYE Bye Week
5 @Den 4 21 1 6 0 6.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Was 15 16 3 10 0 3.3 0 0 1 0 0.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 @Oak 22 8 12 40 1 3.3 0 0 2 19 9.5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 1 1 1
8 Phi 5 9 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 @Dal
10 StL
11 Det 13 3 2 6 0 3.0 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 @Sea 15 11 5 14 0 2.8 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 @Atl 9 16 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 1 3 3.0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1
14 KC 17 0 6 19 0 3.2 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 @StL 29 16 14 61 0 4.4 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Sea
17 @SF

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Stepfan Taylor  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 9"
BELOW AVERAGE
Weight:   214 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.76 sec
TERRIBLE
Shuttle Time:   4.50 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill:   7.13 sec
WEAK
Arm Length:   30.13 in
BELOW AVERAGE
Hand Length:   9.63 in
ABOVE AVERAGE
Vertical Jump:   30 in
TERRIBLE
Broad Jump:   110 in
POOR
Bench Press:   17 reps
WEAK
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Stepfan Taylor: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Coach Bruce Arians indicated Monday that Taylor is still the Cardinals' starter at running back, though the team figures to employ a committee approach in the absence of Andre Ellington (hernia, IR), Darren Urban of the team's official site reports.

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Taylor supplied 19 yards on six carries and seven more yards on his only target during Sunday's win versus the Chiefs.

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Taylor will start for a running back by committee while Andre Ellington (hip) sits against Kansas City on Sunday, AZCardinals.com's Darren Urban reports.

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Taylor could be more involved in the ground game, if Andre Ellington (hip) is limited or sidelined next Sunday against the Chiefs, according to coach Bruce Arians, the Cardinals' official site reports.

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Taylor had a three-yard touchdown reception on two targets and scored a 2-pt conversion in Sunday's 29-18 loss at Atlanta.

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Taylor played 15 of the Cardinals' 54 offensive snaps during Sunday's loss at Seattle, FOX Sports 910 Phoenix reports.

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Taylor (calf) is active for Sunday's game versus the Lions, the Cardinals' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2013

The Cardinals' fifth-round draft pick, Taylor is Stanford's career-leader in rushing yards (4,300) and total touchdowns (45). Taylor is not a bruising back, but at 5-9, 214, he's not small, either, and his quick feet and perpetually churning legs allow him to evade and drive through defenders when going between the tackles. The Arizona backfield is crowded with former Steelers workhorse Rashard Mendenhall, the likely starter, Ryan Williams, and fellow rookie Andre Ellington, but Taylor has promise as the first skill player drafted in the Bruce Arians era. Moreover, Mendenhall and Williams carry durability questions, making Taylor an intriguing prospect, even if he enters the season third on the depth chart.