Eric Taylor
No. 79     BC Lions
Defensive tackle
Personal information
Date of birth: (1981-12-14) December 14, 1981 (age 38)
Place of birth: Winchester, Tennessee
Height: 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) Weight: 309 lb (140 kg)
Career information
College: Memphis
NFL Draft: 2004 / Round: 7 / Pick: 212
Debuted in 2005 for the Minnesota Vikings
Career history
*Offseason and/or practice squad member only
Roster status: Active
CFL status: Import
Career highlights and awards
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Stats at
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Eric Taylor (born December 14, 1981 in Winchester, Tennessee) is a Canadian football defensive tackle for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the seventh round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He played college football at Memphis.

In the NFL, Taylor has played for the Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans.

Taylor played his first two seasons in the CFL for the Edmonton Eskimos. On February 10, 2010, Taylor was traded to the Toronto Argonauts from the Eskimos in exchange for receivers Andre Talbot and Brad Smith. He signed with the BC Lions through free agency on February 16, 2011.[1]


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