The decision to invest the 41st overall pick in the draft on Taylor wasn’t for him to be an insurance policy for Mack, but there’s no question it’s worked out that way. It was the right thing to do to draft Jonathan,’’ Frank Reich said. It was part of the plan that we had talked about.
Yesterday, the Minnesota Vikings made a change at their backup safety spot, but it was not to add newly-signed George Iloka, as many (including myself) had expected. Instead, the Vikings decided to bring rookie Josh Metellus up from the practice squad and add him to the main roster. To make room for him, they waived safety Nate Meadors, who they elevated last week before the season opener against Green Bay.
The Colts were a confident bunch heading into their 2020 season opener on the road against a divisional foe in the Jacksonville Jaguars last Sunday, and certainly looked the part early on, as they quickly marched right down the field on their opening drive to score a touchdown, got a stop on defense and then got all the way down to the Jacksonville 3-yard line on their second offensive drive.