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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 place LB Fletcher on I.R.

Posted Aug. 14, 2012 @ 6:54 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher passed through waivers and reverted to the team’s injured reserve list Tuesday.

Rams will not play in 2013-14 London games

Posted Aug. 13, 2012 @ 2:57 p.m. ET
The Rams announced Monday that they will not play home games in London in 2013 or 2014, canceling plans to play home games there beyond the 2012 season.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Burress

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Former Jets and Giants WR Plaxico Burress will work out for the Patriots on Sunday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Report: Patriots LB Fletcher tears ACL

Posted Aug. 09, 2012 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
Patriots LB Dane Fletcher tore his ACL in Thursday’s preseason game against the Saints, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.

Vereen's receiving skills mesh well with Patriots' offense

Posted Aug. 08, 2012 @ 10:16 p.m. ET
RB Shane Vereen has impressed observers in camp and his receiving skills should come into play if the Patriots use more of the screen game.

Patriots release FB Huggins

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots released FB Kareem Huggins on Sunday. He had been signed by the team Saturday.

Patriots OG Gallery retires

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
After eight seasons, OG Robert Gallery has decided to retire, the Patriots announced Saturday.

Patriots place OL Richard on I.R.

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 5:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots claimed rookie OL Dustin Waldron off waivers from the Dolphins Thursday and placed OL Jamey Richard on injured reserve.

Patriots no longer sitting pretty at guard

Posted July 29, 2012 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
Brian Waters' absence and Logan Mankins' injury present a situation worth watching for the Patriots at the guard position.

Patriots release RB Addai

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots released veteran RB Joseph Addai, the team announced Wednesday.

Report: Patriots add DT Bulman

Posted July 25, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots agreed to terms with DT Tim Bulman, according to Pro Football Talk.

Reports: Patriots sign TE Shiancoe

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 7:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots and UFA TE Visanthe Shiancoe agreed to a one-year contract on Tuesday, according to multiple sources.

Fantasy points to be had in Foxborough

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots can cause problems for fantasy owners with so many weapons, but the offense is good enough for owners to load up on Pats.

Patriots place Mankins, five others on PUP list

Posted July 24, 2012 @ 10:26 a.m. ET
The Patriots placed six veterans on the physically-unable-to-perform list, according to multiple reports.

Patriots re-sign DT Love

Posted July 23, 2012 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed exclusive-rights free agent DT Kyle Love, the team announced Monday.

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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