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Oakland Raiders
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Raiders | Week 11 injury report for Oakland

Fri, 20 Nov 2015 14:47:40 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball (knee) is out for Week 11 against the Detroit Lions. TE Lee Smith (wrist) is doubtful. CB Rodney Hudson (ankle) is questionable, while CB D.J. Hayden (ankle), S Taylor Mays (ankle) and S Charles Woodson (shoulder) are probable. Ball and Smith did not practice Friday, Nov. 20. Hudson was limited, while the others practiced in full.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 11

Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:45:13 -0800

Oakland Raiders TE Lee Smith (wrist) and LB Neiron Ball (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 19. C Rodney Hudson (ankle) was limited during practice, while FS Charles Woodson (shoulder), CB D.J. Hayden (ankle) and SS Taylor Mays (ankle) fully participated in practice.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:23:54 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball (knee), C Rodney Hudson (ankle), TE Lee Smith (wrist) and S Charles Woodson (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 18. CB D.J. Hayden (ankle) and S Taylor Mays (ankle) were limited.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 9

Fri, 06 Nov 2015 15:14:30 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball (knee) did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 6, and has been ruled out for the Week 9 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. CB T.J. Carrie (shoulder, hip) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. FS Larry Asante (knee), DE Khalil Mack (hamstring), SS Taylor Mays (ankle) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder, knee) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 9

Thu, 05 Nov 2015 16:46:37 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball (knee) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 5. CB T.J. Carrie (shoulder, hip), DE Khalil Mack (hamstring) and FS Larry Asante (knee) were limited during practice, while SS Taylor Mays (ankle) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder, knee) fully participated in practice.

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Raiders | Wednesday practice report for Week 9

Wed, 04 Nov 2015 17:00:02 -0800

Oakland Raiders LB Neiron Ball (knee), DE Khalil Mack (hamstring) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder, knee) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 4. CB T.J. Carrie (shoulder, hip) was limited. SS Taylor Mays (ankle) participated fully.

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Raiders | Justin Tuck placed on IR

Tue, 20 Oct 2015 15:17:00 -0700

Oakland Raiders DE Justin Tuck (pectoral) was officially placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Oct. 20, ending his season. Free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Raiders) was re-signed to the active roster.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 5

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:01:14 -0700

Oakland Raiders DT Denico Autry (concussion), CB Travis Carrie (chest), DT Justin Ellis (ankle) and RB Taiwan Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 9, and have been ruled out for the Week 5 game against the Denver Broncos. SS Taylor Mays (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. LB Ben Heeney (hamstring) DE Benson Mayowa (knee), CB Keith McGill (foot), DE Justin Tuck (knee), DE C.J. Wilson (calf) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Raiders | Friday injury report for Week 5

Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:01:14 -0700

Oakland Raiders DT Denico Autry (concussion), CB Travis Carrie (chest), DT Justin Ellis (ankle) and RB Taiwan Jones (foot) did not participate in practice Friday, Oct. 9, and have been ruled out for the Week 5 game against the Denver Broncos. SS Taylor Mays (ankle) was limited during practice and is listed as questionable. LB Ben Heeney (hamstring) DE Benson Mayowa (knee), CB Keith McGill (foot), DE Justin Tuck (knee), DE C.J. Wilson (calf) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder) fully participated in practice and are listed as probable.

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Raiders | Thursday practice report for Week 5

Thu, 08 Oct 2015 17:46:34 -0700

Oakland Raiders DT Denico Autry (concussion), CB Travis Carrie (chest), DT Justin Ellis (ankle), RB Taiwan Jones (foot) and SS Taylor Mays (ankle) did not participate in practice Thursday, Oct. 8. LB Ben Heeney (hamstring), DE Benson Mayowa (knee), CB Keith McGill (foot), DE Justin Tuck (knee), DE C.J. Wilson (calf) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder) fully participated in practice.

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Raiders | Wednesday injury report for Week 5

Wed, 07 Oct 2015 16:53:34 -0700

Oakland Raiders DT Denico Autry (concussion), CB Travis Carrie (chest), RB Taiwan Jones (foot), SS Taylor Mays (ankle), DE Justin Tuck (knee), DE C.J. Wilson (calf) and FS Charles Woodson (shoulder) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 7. DT Justin Ellis (ankle), LB Ben Heeney (hamstring), DE Benson Mayowa (knee) and CB Keith McGill (foot) were limited during practice.

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Raiders | Charles Woodson may be game-time decision

Sat, 19 Sep 2015 06:54:08 -0700

Oakland Raiders FS Charles Woodson's (shoulder) status for the Week 2 game against the Baltimore Ravens is not expected to be made until close to the start of the game. Head coach Jack Del Rio said Woodson has been pushing to play in the game. SS Taylor Mays could start at safety if Woodson is not able to play.

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Raiders | Taylor Mays re-signs with OAK

Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:40:25 -0700

The Oakland Raiders re-signed SS Taylor Mays Monday, Sept. 14, according to a source. He considered signing with the Seattle Seahawks, too.

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Raiders | Taylor Mays joins Oakland

Tue, 25 Aug 2015 21:33:29 -0700

The Oakland Raiders signed free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals) Tuesday, Aug. 25.

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Vikings | Taylor Mays signs

Tue, 24 Mar 2015 14:59:02 -0700

Free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals) signed to a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, March 24. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Vikings | Taylor Mays leaves without deal

Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:33:09 -0700

Free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals) left his visit with the Minnesota Vikings without a contract. Mays was scheduled to have dinner with team officials and check out the facilities.

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Vikings | Taylor Mays to visit

Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:18:34 -0700

Free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals) is scheduled to have dinner with executives from the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, March 18, and will visit with the team Thursday, March 19.

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Redskins | Still interested in Taylor Mays

Mon, 16 Mar 2015 23:28:43 -0700

Free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals) has interest in the Washington Redskins, and the Redskins are trying to work out a visit in the coming days.

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Vikings | MIN interested in Taylor Mays

Sun, 08 Mar 2015 13:21:10 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings have reached out to free-agent SS Taylor Mays (Bengals), according to a league source.

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Bengals | Friday injury report

Fri, 14 Nov 2014 11:57:29 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee) has been ruled out for Week 11. OT Andre Smith (ankle) is listed as doubtful. LB Rey Maualuga (hamstring) and CB Terence Newman (knee) are listed as questionable, while TE Jermaine Gresham (thigh), CB Leon Hall (concussion), SS Taylor Mays (foot), RB Cedric Peerman (knee) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) are listed as probable. Burfict, Smith and Newman did not participate in practice Friday, Nov. 14, while the other players fully participated in practice.

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Bengals | Thursday practice report

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 13:20:24 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), CB Terence Newman (knee), OT Andre Smith (ankle) and OT Andrew Whitworth (rest) did not practice Thursday, Nov. 13. LB Rey Maualuga (hamstring) and RB Cedric Peerman (knee) were limited, while TE Jermaine Gresham (thigh), CB Leon Hall (concussion), S Taylor Mays (foot) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) practiced in full.

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Bengals | Wednesday practice report for Week 11

Wed, 12 Nov 2014 14:55:07 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals LB Vontaze Burfict (knee), S Taylor Mays (foot), CB Terence Newman (knee) and OG Mike Pollak (knee) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 12. LB Rey Maualuga (hamstring), RB Cedric Peerman (knee) and OT Andre Smith (ankle) all were limited in practice. CB Leon Hall (concussion) fully practiced.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays contract update

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 11:56:21 -0700

Updating a previous report, the Cincinnati Bengals re-signed SS Taylor Mays to a one-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays re-signs

Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:48:23 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals re-signed free agent SS Taylor Mays Tuesday, March 11. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.

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Bengals | Hope Taylor Mays returns

Thu, 30 Jan 2014 18:25:23 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals would like to re-sign impending free-agent SS Taylor Mays this offseason.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays to IR

Wed, 30 Oct 2013 08:10:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays (shoulder) was placed on Injured Reserve.

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Bengals | Three ruled out for Week 9

Mon, 28 Oct 2013 18:11:41 -0700

The Cincinnati Bengals have ruled out CB Leon Hall (Achilles'), SS Taylor Mays (shoulder) and DT Devon Still (elbow) for the Week 9 game against the Miami Dolphins Thursday, Oct. 31.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays injures shoulder

Sun, 27 Oct 2013 17:57:41 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays (shoulder) left the Week 8 game against the New York Jets due to a shoulder injury.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays on bubble

Thu, 08 Aug 2013 12:36:50 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays is believed to be on the roster bubble because he is listed as the backup at strong safety on the depth chart.

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Bengals | Shawn Williams leading charge at SS

Wed, 31 Jul 2013 08:48:25 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Shawn Williams is trying to supplant SS Taylor Mays for the starting strong safety job. "He's got a chance (to start)," defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer said. "He could end up being the guy."

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Bengals | Shawn Williams expected to compete for starting job

Fri, 24 May 2013 14:03:37 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Shawn Williams is expected to compete with SS Taylor Mays and SS Jeromy Miles for one of the starting safety jobs during offseason workouts and training camp.

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Bengals | Will look for more ways to play Taylor Mays

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:28:20 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer said the team will look for new ways to get SS Taylor Mays more playing time next season. Mays participated in only 22.8 percent of the defensive snaps this season.

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Bengals | Not considering moving Taylor Mays to LB

Sun, 03 Mar 2013 08:19:05 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals defensive coordinator Mike Zimmer said the team will not consider moving SS Taylor Mays to linebacker.

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Bengals | Five players listed as probable

Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:17:59 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DE Wallace Gilberry (illness), LB Dan Skuta (thigh), CB Leon Hall (non-injury), CB Terence Newman (groin) and SS Taylor Mays (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Jan. 4, and are listed as probable for the Wild Card playoff game.

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Bengals | Four limited during practice

Thu, 03 Jan 2013 12:43:39 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DE Wallace Gilberry (illness), CB Jason Allen (hamstring), CB Leon Hall (non-injury) and SS Taylor Mays (hamstring) were limited during practice Thursday, Jan. 3.

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Bengals | Four limited in practice

Wed, 02 Jan 2013 11:53:59 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals CB Jason Allen (hamstring), FS Chris Crocker (thigh), SS Taylor Mays (hamstring) and CB Terence Newman (groin) all were limited in practice Wednesday, Jan. 2.

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Bengals | Five probable

Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:03:55 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DT Devon Still (back), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee), CB Adam Jones (calf) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 16, and are listed as probable for Week 11.

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Bengals | Six players limited

Thu, 15 Nov 2012 13:01:50 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals WR Marvin Jones (knee), C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee), CB Adam Jones (calf) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Thursday, Nov. 15.

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Bengals | Four limited during practice

Wed, 14 Nov 2012 13:43:23 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), LB Vontaze Burfict (elbow), CB Nate Clements (knee) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 14.

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Bengals | Five probable for Week 10

Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:41:51 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals DE Robert Geathers (knee), S Taylor Mays (knee), CB Terence Newman (hamstring), G Trevor Robinson (hamstring) and LB Dan Skuta (thumb) all fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 9, and are probable for Week 10.

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Bengals | Five limited in practice

Thu, 08 Nov 2012 14:00:41 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals C Jeff Faine (hamstring), CB Dre Kirkpatrick (thigh), S Taylor Mays (knee), G Trevor Robinson (hamstring) and LB Dan Skuta (thumb) all were limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 8.

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Bengals | Three limited during practice

Wed, 07 Nov 2012 13:41:34 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals OG Trevor Robinson (hamstring), CB Terence Newman (hamstring) and SS Taylor Mays (knee) were limited during practice Wednesday, Nov. 7.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays fined for Week 1 hit

Fri, 14 Sep 2012 19:58:18 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays was fined $21,000 by the NFL Friday, Sept. 14, for his hit on Baltimore Ravens TE Ed Dickson in the Week 1 game Monday, Sept. 10.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays leaves with head injury

Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:12:26 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays (head) suffered a head injury in the preseason game Friday, Aug. 10, against the New York Jets, and he might have suffered a concussion.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays struggles in coverage

Wed, 08 Aug 2012 19:04:03 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays was running with the first team this week at practice, but he really struggles in coverage and is too stiff. The team might move a cornerback to couple with FS Reggie Nelson. If so, CB Nate Clements might be that player. SS Jeromy Miles is a player the Bengals really like, and he might emerge as a starter with a strong training camp and preseason.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays has leg up for starting job

Sat, 21 Jul 2012 19:17:00 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays enters training camp as the favorite for the starting job at strong safety, although head coach Marvin Lewis said last week that the job is wide open. Mays has familiarity with the playbook, and worked with coaches during the offseason. It's likely Mays opens alongside FS Reggie Nelson in Week 1.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays getting chance to shine

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 22:46:44 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays has been seeing the most reps with the first-team defense opposite FS Reggie Nelson during organized team activities (OTAs).

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Bengals | Taylor Mays may start in 2012

Fri, 06 Apr 2012 13:46:36 -0700

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays is considered the leading candidate to start at strong safety this season after the team released FS Chris Crocker.

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Bengals | Taylor Mays could see more playing time

Sat, 14 Jan 2012 13:40:28 -0800

Cincinnati Bengals SS Taylor Mays could see a bigger role in the defense next season because FS Reggie Nelson will be a free agent this offseason and FS Chris Crocker will be 32 years old next season.

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Bengals | Week 18 Inactives

Sat, 07 Jan 2012 12:18:14 -0800

The Cincinnati Bengals have declared OT Anthony Collins, WR Armon Binns, LB Dontay Moch, DL Nick Hayden, OL Otis Hudson, FS Robert Sands, SS Taylor Mays inactive for Week 18.

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