Former MB star Taylor joins Cardinals’ practice sqad

Former Myrtle Beach High football star Bruce Taylor has signed with the NFL’s Arizona Cardinals to serve on the team’s practice squad.

Taylor, a 6-foot-1, 237-pound linebacker out of Virginia Tech, went undrafted in last April’s draft but he signed a free-agent contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. He played in three preseason games for Cincinnati and made 10 tackles, but struggld to find playing time behind a roster loaded with linebackers.

Taylor made it to the end of training camps and the final round of cuts, receiving some air time on the popular HBO series “Hard Knocks.” He tried out for the Cardinals last week and was signed to the 53-man roster Tuesday.

Taylor was sidelined for much of his junior and senior seasons but earned all-ACC honors following a breakout sophomore year, when he posted 91 tackles, including 15.5 tackles for loss and six sacks.

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