Pats’ Fred Taylor active against former team

Patriots running back Fred Taylor is active after missing 10

games with an ankle injury.

Taylor, the top rusher in Jacksonville Jaguars history, faced

his former team Sunday. New England defensive end Ty Warren also

was active after missing one game with an ankle injury, but nose

tackle Vince Wilfork was inactive for the second straight game with

a foot injury.

Patriots starting tackle Nick Kaczur also was inactive with a

shoulder problem.

For the Jaguars, cornerback Rashean Mathis was active for the

second straight game after being listed as questionable with a

groin injury that sidelined him four games. Jacksonville’s inactive

players included offensive tackle Tra Thomas.