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Falcons Reportedly Will Sign Fred Taylor’s Son Kelvin to Contract

The Atlanta Falcons are reportedly set to sign running back Kelvin Taylor, the son of longtime Jacksonville Jaguars running back Fred Taylor, to a contract.

Pro Football Talk first passed along the news Tuesday morning.

Taylor followed in his father’s footsteps by attending the University of Florida. He rushed for 2,108 yards and 23 touchdowns across 35 games with the Gators, including 1,035 yards and 13 TDs in his junior campaign, before declaring for the 2016 NFL draft.

The San Francisco 49ers selected him the sixth round at No. 211 overall. Along with the Niners, he’s made stops with the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs, but he didn’t play in any regular-season games during his first year in the league.

In February 2016, Michael DiRocco of ESPN...

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