Players

Taylor Gabriel
WR #18
Height:
5-8
Weight:
167
Age:
26
College:
Abilene Christian
Hometown:
Dallas, TX
Experience:
4

Quick Stats (2017):

REC
23
YDS
303
AVG
13.2
TDS
1
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 122 1,744 14.3 76 8 12 81 6.8 27 1 1 1
2017 ATL 9 3 23 303 13.2 40T 1 4 20 5 15 0 -- --
2016 ATL 13 3 35 579 16.5 76T 6 4 51 12.8 27 1 -- --
2015 CLE 13 4 28 241 8.6 56 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2014 CLE 16 2 36 621 17.3 70 1 4 10 2.5 8 0 -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 @CHI W 23-17 3 36 12 18 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 GB W 34-23 2 14 7 12 0 1 7 7 7 0 -- --
3 @DET W 30-26 5 79 15.8 40 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 BUF L 17-23 0 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 MIA L 17-20 4 39 9.8 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @NE L 7-23 2 24 12 18 0 1 -5 -5 -5 0 -- --
8 @NYJ W 25-20 1 -3 -3 -3 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @CAR L 17-20 3 56 18.7 40 0 1 3 3 3 0 -- --
10 DAL W 27-7 3 58 19.3 34 0 1 15 15 15 0 -- --

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Biography

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as a college free agent in 2014 after participating in the team’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.

Claimed off of waivers by the Atlanta Falcons on September 4, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in 13 games with three starts, catching 35 passes for 579 yards with six touchdowns and is averaging 16.5 yards per reception. Added three rushes for 51 yards and one touchdown. Caught four touchdowns of 35+ yards.

Ranked as the top screen receiver by Pro Football Focus. According to PFF, he caught all 12 targets for 144 yards and was the only player in the NFL to score multiple touchdowns on screen passes.

Caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan against Green Bay (10/30). Finished the game with three receptions for 68 yards.

Caught five passes for 52 yards at Tampa Bay (11/3). Rushed twice for 24 yards, including a nine-yard touchdown - his first career rushing score.

Scored his third touchdown of the season on a 76-yard pass from QB Matt Ryan, the longest reception of his career, at Philadelphia (11/13).

TRANSACTIONS

Originally signed by the Cleveland Browns as a college free agent in 2014 after participating in the team’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.

Claimed off of waivers by the Atlanta Falcons on September 4, 2016.

2016 (Falcons)

Played in 13 games with three starts, catching 35 passes for 579 yards with six touchdowns and is averaging 16.5 yards per reception. Added three rushes for 51 yards and one touchdown. Caught four touchdowns of 35+ yards.

Ranked as the top screen receiver by Pro Football Focus. According to PFF, he caught all 12 targets for 144 yards and was the only player in the NFL to score multiple touchdowns on screen passes.

Caught a 47-yard touchdown pass from Matt Ryan against Green Bay (10/30). Finished the game with three receptions for 68 yards.

Caught five passes for 52 yards at Tampa Bay (11/3). Rushed twice for 24 yards, including a nine-yard touchdown - his first career rushing score.

Scored his third touchdown of the season on a 76-yard pass from QB Matt Ryan, the longest reception of his career, at Philadelphia (11/13).

CAREER

Has played in 42 games with nine starts while totaling 99 receptions for 1441 yards (14.6 yards per catch) with seven touchdowns. Has added eight rushes for 61 yards (7.6 yards per carry) with one touchdown.

A big-play threat, has caught 24 passes of 20 yards or longer, including eight passes over 40 yards.

Played in 13 games with four starts and collected 28 receptions for 241 yards with the Browns in 2015.

Averaged 17.3 yards per catch, which led the AFC and was third in the NFL in 2014 while playing in all 16 games for the Browns. Finished second on the club with 621 receiving yards, while adding 36 receptions. Was one of six rookies with at least four 40-yard receptions. One of five college free agents who earned a spot on the Browns’ opening day roster.

COLLEGE

Appeared in 45 games at Abilene Christian where he collected 215 receptions for 3,028 yards and 27 TDs. Amassed 262 rushing yards and two TDs on 28 carries while also adding 33 punt returns for 577 yards and three TDs at ACU.

Set career highs as a senior with 73 receptions for 1,061 yards and 10 TDs. Added 209 yards on 12 punt returns.

Threw a 50-yard TD pass in his senior year on his only career pass attempt.

Finished his junior season with 52 receptions for 684 yards and seven TDs. Also registered 64 receptions for 988 yards and 10 touchdowns as a sophomore.

Returned 12 punts for 136 yards and one TD after playing in all 12 games as a freshman. Finished the season with 26 catches for 295 yards. Also totaled 100 punt-return yards and one TD on four attempts.

PERSONAL

Given name Taylor James Gabriel...Born in Dallas, Texas

Attended John Horn High School in Mesquite, Texas, where he earned all-state honors and was named district MVP as a senior. Also played basketball and ran track.

Lists classical and jazz as his favorite types of music. Enjoys reading books, including his favorite Heaven is for Real.

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