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Jonathan Taylor offers a safe option with big upside at running back in the 2020 NFL Draft

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There were a number of players who helped themselves during the 2020 NFL Combine.

Maybe no other prospect showed as much as Jonathan Taylor, the dynamic Wisconsin running back who has been one of the most productive players in college football history.

The Arizona Cardinals could be in the market for a running back as they try and solve the David Johnson issue, but also are likely to lose out on Kenyan Drake who they like a lot.

Taylor put a monster combine and in doing so became one of the most complete prospects in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Taylor from a style stand point has the nuance and running style of an Ezekiel Elliot.

From a production standpoint he’s LaDainian Tomlinson and from a workout stand point he has few peers.

Taylor’s complete profile as a prospect seems to be one of the best in the draft.

The biggest concern becomes his workload.

Yet, if the Cardinals are truly in the market for a running back on day two, there is not a better option than Jonathan Taylor.

Taylor profiles similar to LaDainian Tomlinson as a high end comp (by the way I absolutely hate comps that end up at that of Hall of Fame players but this isn’t one I came up with).

His low end comp is that of former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Doug Martin.

As always, the idea is that players will fall somewhere on the scale, but Taylor seems like a safe bet to fall on the top part of the scale.

What do you think of Taylor as a target at 40?