Draft Scout Snapshot: A closer look at the Giants' picks: Round 5/152 - Cooper Taylor, SS, 6-4, 228, Richmond...Feel-good story who overcame a potentially life-threatening heart condition, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome, which is characterized by abnormal electrical pathways in the heart. He can cover the slot corner, drop into coverage, and play up in the box all equally well. - The Sports Xchange
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11/18/15 - S Cooper Taylor has been signed off the practice squad to the 53-man roster. Taylor was a fifth-round draft pick in 2013 who after making the 53-man roster earlier this year, was cut and then signed to the practice squad.
11/05/15 - S Cooper Taylor, who was waived by the Giants on Oct. 20, was signed by the Giants to their practice squad Wednesday (Nov. 4).
10/20/15 - S Cooper Taylor was waived by the Giants Tuesday (Oct. 20). Taylor was the Giants' fifth-round draft pick in 2013 out of Richmond. He spent chunks of his first two seasons on injured reserve with hamstring and foot problems. Finally healthy this year, Taylor began training camp as one of the starting safeties before being passed on the depth chart by rookie Landon Collins and veteran Brandon Meriweather.
09/14/15 - S Cooper Taylor was a surprise Week 1 scratch. Taylor, who worked as the starting safety alongside Landon Collins, was a healthy scratch in favor of veteran Brandon Meriweather, who got the Week 1 start.
08/27/14 - S Taylor Cooper (foot) was placed on reserve/injured by the Giants Tuesday (Aug. 26)
08/17/14 - S Cooper Taylor (foot) suffered a sesamoid bone injury, per head coach Tom Coughlin. Taylor, the second-year safety who had been in the thick of a battle for a roster spot with rookie Nat Berhe, will miss some significant time with his injury, according to the coach.
12/26/13 - --S Cooper Taylor became the latest Giant to land on the injured reserve list this season. Taylor, who suffered a severe hamstring strain in Week 14 which warranted him using crutches in the ensuing days, is New York's fifth-round draft pick this year.
12/18/13 - S Cooper Taylor (hamstring) is not expected to practice or play this week.
12/11/13 - S Cooper Taylor (hamstring) did not practice on Wednesday and is unlikely to play on Sunday. This is Taylor's second go-round with a hamstring issue this season.
12/09/13 - S Cooper Taylor (hamstring) left the game in the third quarter after becoming injured. This is his second go-round with a hamstring ailment, this time being . He was spotted on the sideline walking with a noticeable limp.