Taylor, with tongue in cheek, suggested no Sunderland player would make Newcastle's XI.
The defender was the subject of ugly abuse from home fans during yesterday's 1-1 draw, though Pardew claimed he had not heard the chants. And he insisted he was not dropped as punishment.
Pardew said: “Why was he an automatic pick? Mike Williamson has been brilliant. It is a squad game and Steve has to earn the right to play.”