Jason Taylor's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 2000 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  2002 (AP, PFWA, SN)  ·  2006 (AP, PFWA, SN) 

All-Pro Second Team: 2001 (AP)

All-AFC: 2000 (PW)  ·  2002 (PW)  ·  2004 (PW)  ·  2006 (PW)


Pro Bowls

(6) – 2001, 2003, 2005, 2006*, 2007, 2008*

*Did not play


In the NFL Record Book (at time of his retirement following 2011 season)

  • [1st] Most Fumbles Recovered for Touchdown, Career – 6
  • [1st] Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered for Touchdown, Career – 6
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered, Career – 29
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Safeties, Career – 3


Team Records

Dolphins records held by Taylor

(Records through the 2011 season, Taylor’s final season with Miami)

  • [1st] Most Consecutive Games Played – 130
  • [1st] Most Consecutive Starts, Career – 130
  • [1st] Most Sacks, Career – 131
  • [1st] Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered, Career – 27
  • [1st] Longest Fumble Return for Touchdown – 85 (vs. Denver, Sept. 11, 2005)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Season – 2 (2006)
  • [1st] Most Fumbles Recovered for Touchdown, Career – 6
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Sacks, Season – 18.5 (2002)
  • [Tied for 1st] Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered, Game – 2 (vs. New England, Oct. 7, 2001)
  • [2nd] Most Games Played, Career – 204
  • [2nd] Most Starts, Career – 186
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Pro Bowl Starts – 5
  • [Tied for 2nd] Most Interceptions Returned for Touchdown, Career – 3
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Pro Bowls – 6
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Consecutive Pro Bowl Starts – 3
  • [Tied for 3rd] Most Opponents’ Fumbles Recovered, Season – 4 (2001)

Awards and Honors

  • 1997 Miami Dolphins Newcomer of the Year
  • 2000 Nat Moore Community Service Award
  • 2000 Dan Marino Team Most Valuable Player of the Year
  • 2002 Don Shula Leadership Award
  • 2002 NFL Alumni Pass Rusher of the Year
  • 2002 AFC Defensive Player of the Year (SI)
  • 2002 Dan Marino Team Most Valuable Player of the Year
  • 2002 AFC Defensive Player of the Month (October)
  • 2002 AFC Defensive Player of the Month (November)
  • 2004 Dan Marino Team Most Valuable Player of the Year
  • 2005 NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year
  • 2006 NFL Defensive Player of the Year (AP)
  • 2006 Don Shula Leadership Award
  • 2006 NFL Alumni Defensive Lineman of the Year
  • 2006 Dan Marino Team Most Valuable Player of the Year
  • 2006 AFC Defensive Player of the Month (November)
  • 2007 Don Shula Leadership Award
  • 2007 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year
  • 2009 Don Shula Leadership Award
  • 2000s All-Decade Team


League/Team Statistical Titles


NFL Statistical Championships

            Sack Leader: 2002


AFC Statistical Championships

            Sack Leader: 2002


Team Statistical Championships

Sack Leader: 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007,

Interception Leader: 2006

 

Year-by-Year Team Records

1997     Miami Dolphins.................. 9-7-0   (2nd)

1998     Miami Dolphins................ 10-6-0   (2nd)

1999     Miami Dolphins.................. 9-7-0   (3rd)

2000     Miami Dolphins................ 11-5-0   (1st)

2001     Miami Dolphins................ 11-5-0   (2nd)

2002     Miami Dolphins.................... 9-7-0   (3rd)

2003     Miami Dolphins.................. 10-6-0   (2nd)

2004     Miami Dolphins.................. 4-12-0   (4th)

2005     Miami Dolphins.................... 9-7-0   (2nd)

2006     Miami Dolphins.................. 6-10-0   (4th)

2007     Miami Dolphins.................. 1-15-0   (4th)

2008     Washington Redskins.......... 8-8-0   (4th)

2009     Miami Dolphins.................... 7-9-0   (3rd)

2010     N.Y. Jets......................... 11-5-0   (2nd)

2011     Miami Dolphins.................. 6-10-0   (3rd)

 

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