Regarding Colts Trade Rumors, Jonathan Taylor said, “I Ain’t Going Nowhere.”.

Regarding Colts Trade Rumors, Jonathan Taylor said, “I Ain’t Going Nowhere.”.

Although Jonathan Taylor and the Indianapolis Colts were in a months-long contract dispute, he never imagined himself on the other side of the ball.

Speaking on The Trenches Show podcast, Taylor said that, given the circumstances, he “really didn’t see myself anywhere else” and that he “ain’t going nowhere.”.

Although Taylor avoided the $40,000 daily fines stipulated by the NFL collective bargaining agreement by choosing not to hold out from training camp, he wasn’t satisfied with the state of his contract heading into the current campaign.

Following a meeting with Colts owner Jim Irsay, who texted Albert Breer of The MMQB to inform him they wouldn’t be moving the 24-year-old, Taylor requested a trade, according to an article published by NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport on July 29.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported three weeks later that Indianapolis had granted Taylor permission to pursue a trade.
The Colts were looking for a first-round draft pick or a combination of picks equal to one in exchange for the running back, according to ESPN’s Stephen Holder, so it didn’t seem like this would happen.

In addition, Taylor’s recovery from offseason ankle surgery continued to impede his market. He was placed on the physically unable to perform list at the start of the season, which prevented him from playing in the first four games.

A four-year, forty-two million dollar extension between Taylor and the Colts was ultimately reached the day before Taylor’s Week 5 2023 debut.

In the second round of the 2020 NFL draft, Taylor was initially chosen by the Colts.
In his first two seasons, he amassed more than 1,000 yards of rushing.
With 332 rushing attempts, 1,811 rushing yards, 2,171 yards from scrimmage, and 20 total touchdowns in 2021, the Wisconsin product led the league in these categories.

This season, Taylor is getting off to a slow start as he gets back up to speed.
In two games, the Wisconsin alum has amassed 99 yards from scrimmage on 20 touchdowns.

 

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