MIAMI (AP) _ Washington Redskins safety Sean Taylor has been shot in his Florida home.
Miami-Dade County police say he is in critical condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
A police spokesman says officers were dispatched to Taylor's home at about 1:45 a.m. and found him shot. He was then airlifted to the hospital. It's not clear where he' was shot.
Taylor is in his fourth season with the Redskins. The 24-year-old leads the team with five interceptions but has missed the last two games with a knee injury.
Taylor has a home in the wealthy Miami suburb of Palmetto Bay that he bought for $900,000 two years ago.
In 2005, he was accused of brandishing a gun at a man and repeatedly hitting him during a fight.