For Davion Taylor, Year 2 has been a positive step forward

We’re far too early into Training Camp to make any bold proclamations. You just don’t do that until the pads go on – Tuesday for the Eagles. One thing is clear, though, in the mind of second-year linebacker Davion Taylor: He can see clearly now. That in itself is a huge step forward when Taylor came in as a raw prospect and it showed. He played only 35 snaps in the Eagles’ defense and, truth be told, was chomping at the bit to get things rolling for 2021.

“I feel way more comfortable ever since we had OTAs (Organized Team Activities). It helped me because I was able to get on the field in the spring,” Taylor said. “I was able to start practicing the plays and get comfortable in the scheme. I feel like it helped me a lot going into this Training Camp and I feel it helped me going into the season.”

Taylor, if you remember, played only one game of high school football due to his religious beliefs, and even after starting his football career in community college and taking a big jump at the University of Colorado for two seasons, he entered the NFL as a raw prospect. He could run and he was a great athlete, but his football IQ lagged. The Eagles knew this when they selected Taylor with the 103rd overall selection (third round) in the 2020 NFL Draft, so the fact…

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