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Aqib Talib

Aqib Talib - #31 - CB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 1"/ 205 lbs.
Birthday 02/13/1986
Birthplace Richardson, TX
College Kansas
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 20th pick by Buccaneers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
19 0 1

Patriots trade for Rams WR Salas

Posted Sept. 01, 2012 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots have traded for ex-Rams WR Greg Salas, the team announced Saturday.

Reports: Patriots cut Hoyer, Branch, Koppen

Posted Aug. 31, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released backup QB Brian Hoyer, giving second-year QB Ryan Mallett the No. 2 job behind Tom Brady.

Report: NFL suspends Titans WR Britt one game

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
Titans WR Kenny Britt will be suspended for the first game of the regular season, according to PFW correspondent Jim Wyatt of The Tennessean.

Near the mountaintop, where it's slippery

Posted Aug. 30, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk says Bill Belichick was headed into the Lombardi/Noll stratosphere of history. Then things changed a bit.

Patriots cut WRs Stallworth, Gaffney

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 6:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots released several notable veterans Monday, including WRs Donte' Stallworth and Jabar Gaffney.

Hernandez, Patriots agree to long-term extension

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
Multiple reports Monday morning said that the Patriots have agreed to terms on a long-term contract extension with TE Aaron Hernandez.

Vikings need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Giants-Patriots preseason game time changed

Posted Aug. 23, 2012 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
The kickoff of the Giants-Patriots preseason game on Wednesday, Aug. 29 has been changed from 7:30 p.m. ET to 7 p.m. ET.

Patriots, DT Love agree to extension

Posted Aug. 22, 2012 @ 8:32 p.m. ET
The Patriots have agreed to a contract extension with rising DT Kyle Love, his agent, Richard Kopelman revealed Wednesday.

Patriots release three, including DL Fanene

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DL Jonathan Fanene, OL Kyle Hill and PK Chris Koppelin, the team announced Tuesday.

Seau toxicology report reveals nothing suspicious

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Junior Seau's toxicology reported that he had trace amounts of a sleep aid and a pain reliever that were "consistent with therapeutic use."

Locker wins Titans' starting QB job

Posted Aug. 20, 2012 @ 9:49 a.m. ET
Jake Locker will be the Titans' Week One starting quarterback, beating out veteran Matt Hasselbeck for the job.

Olympic sprinter Demps signs with Patriots

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:02 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed ex-Florida RB-RS Jeff Demps, the team confirmed Friday evening.

Number crunching starting to change NFL thinking

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 5:59 p.m. ET
Fans and media have wondered when the "Moneyball"-ization of the NFL would happen. That movement might very well be under way.

Francis, Forston playing well in Pats camp

Posted Aug. 17, 2012 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
Undrafted rookie defensive linemen Justin Francis and Marcus Forston are making a strong push to make the Patriots' final roster.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2013
The New England Patriots have released receiver Brandon Lloyd and re-signed defensive backs Aqib Talib, Kyle Arrington and Adrian Wilson.||||||| Talib was acquired by New England in a trade with Tampa Bay on Nov. 1 for a 2013 fourth-round draft pick. He started in five of six games for New England after the trade and had 19 tackles and an interception that he returned 59 yards for a touchdown.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Talib has left Monday night's game against the Houston Texans with a hip injury.||||||| The Patriots say Talib is questionable to return.
Posted Nov. 15, 2012
Talib says he just wants to get up to speed for his first game with the New England Patriots. The cornerback obtained from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to help the Patriots shaky secondary is eligible to play Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts after completing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL policy on performance-enhancing substances.||||||| Talib said on Thursday he did his best to stay in shape and is just trying to learn the system. When asked if he has been mischaracterized for off-field problems, he said that what happened in the past is in the past. He was first suspended for the 2010 season opener for violating the league's personal-conduct policy following his altercation with a St. Petersburg cab driver during training camp in August 2009.
Posted Nov. 01, 2012
According to the Buccaneers' website, the Buccaneers sent CB Aqib Talib to New England along with an extra seventh-round pick and got a 2013 fourth-round pick back.||||||| Talib, who was in his fifth season in Tampa Bay, was due to become an unrestricted free agent in 2013.
Posted Oct. 13, 2012
Talib will miss the upcoming game against Buffalo (3-5) on Sunday while serving the final game of a four-game suspension he received for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.||||||| He said at the time of the suspension that he took an Adderall pill without a prescription "around the beginning of training camp."

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