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13. Jim Taylor
Jim Taylor and Paul Hornung in the same backfield!  My God!

Taylor was an undersized Fullback (even for this era), but pound for pound he was one of the best Backs in NFL history.  A Pro Bowler for five years in a row (1960-64), Taylor captured the NFL rushing title in 1962 and would twice lead the league in rushing touchdowns and would score the only touchdown in the 1962 Championship Game.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Fullback
  • Acquired: Drafted in the 2nd Round, 15th Overall in the NFL Draft 12/2/57.
  • Departed: Signed as a Free Agent with the New Orleans Saints prior to the 1967 season.
  • Games Played: 115
  • Notable Statistics: 7 Games Started
    1,811 Rushing Attempts
    8,207 Rushing Yards
    81 Rushing Touchdowns
    187 Receptions
    1,505 Receiving Yards
    10 Receiving Touchdowns
    7 Kick Returns
    185 Kick Return Yards
    92 Approximante Value

    *Approximmate Value was not a stat until the 1960 Season.
  • Major Accolades and Awards: NFL Championship (1961, 1962 & 1965)
    Super Bowl (I)
    First Team All Pro Selection (1962)
    Second Team All Pro Selection (1960 & 1963)
    Pro Bowl Selection (1960, 1961, 1962, 1963 & 1964)
    Most Rushing Yards (1960 & 1962)
    Most Rushing Yards/Game (1962)
    Most Touchdowns (1961 & 1962)
    Most Points Scored (1962)
    Most Yards from Scrimmage (1962)
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