Colts RB Jonathan Taylor ends second NFL season atop rushing standings
While the Indianapolis Colts ended their 2021 NFL season with an embarrassing 26-11 road loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars, their star running back in former Wisconsin Badger Jonathan Taylor went out on top.
Taylor won the 2021 NFL rushing title at 1,811 yards.
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In just his second season in the league, Taylor rushed for 1,811 yards and 18 touchdowns on 332 carries. He also caught 40 receptions for 360 yards and two touchdowns. Taylor finishes the 2021 NFL season with 559 more than the second-place leader in Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb.
In his first two seasons in the league, Taylor has rushed for 2,980 yards and 29 touchdowns on 564 carries. He also caught 76 receptions for 659 yards and three touchdowns.
Indianapolis finished the season with the ninth-ranked scoring offense in the league (26.5 points per game) and the second-ranked rushing offense in the league (149.4 rushing yards per game).