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Steelers All 90: DE Calvin Taylor



All 90 is a Pittsburgh Steelers Now series profiling each of the 90 members of the Steelers 2021 offseason roster.

67 • Calvin Taylor, first-year defensive end
6-foot-9, 310 pounds

Acquired: Signed by the Steelers as an undrafted free agent before the 2020 season.

Last season: Taylor was cut by the Steelers at the end of training camp and re-signed to the practice squad, where he spent the entire 2020 season.

College: Taylor finished his Kentucky career with 85 tackles, 16.5 tackles for loss, 10.5 sacks, five pass breakups, three quarterback hurries, three forced fumbles and one fumble recover. As a senior in 2019, he was an All-SEC selection while starting all 13 games.

Camp outlook: The Steelers didn’t lose any defensive linemen and added fifth-round rookie Isaiahh Loudermilk to the position group, meaning Taylor will have to battle to keep his practice squad role.

Future: Taylor will be an exclusive rights free agent after the season.

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