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Taylor might be draft's best player

Former Miami safety Sean Taylor might be the best player in the draft, but he won't go No. 1.

Updated: February 23, 2004, 12:09 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- An argument can be made that the best player in April's draft won't go first.

Sean Taylor of Miami is the ultimate playmaker. He makes crunching tackles in the mold of Roy Williams of the Dallas Cowboys and he snares interceptions with the ease of Ed Reed of the Baltimore Ravens.

"I think I'm both combined in one," Taylor said. "I can hit. I can cover. I can run. I think you're getting everything in one, almost."

There's only one problem. Taylor is a safety, playing ...

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