Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Browns said farewell to another recent first-round pick in defensive tackle Phil Taylor, whose contract was terminated by the club during Tuesday's roster cutdown to 75. Browns coach Mike Pettine said the $5.477 million guaranteed contract of the No. 21 overall pick in 2011 was not a factor..." September 01
#Browns DL Phil Taylor (knee) participating in team drill for first time since camp opened. Good sign for big Phil.
Phil Taylor (knee) and Jordan Cameron (concussion) are out. Taylor being placed on injured reserve.
Akron Beacon Journal "Browns starting left defensive end Phil Taylor underwent arthroscopic surgery Wednesday morning on his right knee. "Surgery was a success!" Taylor posted on Instagram Wednesday afternoon. "Thanks for all the prayers! #RoadToRecocery." He's expected to miss a few games, including when the..." October 08
#Browns have exercised the option on Phil Taylor's contract for the fifth year, source said.