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Jason Taylor's dance card suddenly full

Aging former Jets nemesis becomes team's best hope in wake of injury to Calvin Pace

Updated: August 30, 2010, 10:31 AM ET
By Rich Cimini | ESPNNewYork.com

Take a deep breath, New York Jets fans: The man you loved to hate -- Jason Taylor -- is now, quite simply, The Man.

And that should be a bit concerning.

With injured outside linebacker Calvin Pace (foot) expected to miss "a few weeks," according to Rex Ryan, the unofficial title of "No. 1 pass rusher" falls to Taylor, who has yet to show up in the preseason. If he were a no-name free agent, battling for a roster spot, he'd receive a pink slip off his performance Friday night against ...

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