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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 fantasy report: Week 17

Posted Dec. 30, 2011 @ 10:24 a.m. ET
Does Stevan Ridley warrant any fantasy starter consideration? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots release DE Silvestro

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 8:08 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DE Alex Silvestro on Thursday, the team announced. Silvestro was called up to the active roster from the practice squad last week.

NFL to honor Berry during Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
The NFL will honor former Colts split end and Patriots head coach Raymond Berry at Super Bowl XLVI.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti on the new passing era, Devin McCourty and his late teammate, Houston Antwine.

A healthy Fletcher gives boost to Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 2:58 p.m. ET
Dane Fletcher returned from injury earlier this month and has provided a boost to the Patriots' linebacking corps.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 29, 2011 @ 12:46 p.m. ET
The Patriots' interior O-line, which is lacking in depth, faces one of the league's top rookies on Sunday in Bills DT Marcell Dareus.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 4:24 p.m. ET
The Bills picked off Tom Brady four times in Week Three and need to turn him over again on Sunday to pull off another upset.

With little help, Brady is league's MVP

Posted Dec. 28, 2011 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
While Aaron Rodgers dominated MVP talk for most of the season, and Drew Brees is now in the mix, Ron Borges says that Tom Brady should be the pick.

Patriots rookie report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 8:59 p.m. ET
Patriots rookie RB Stevan Ridley led the team in rushing while OTs Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon got extra work because of injuries.

Patriots 60-second rant: No room for early deficits come playoff time

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Tom Brady brought the Patriots back in the second half for the win in Week 16, but the Pats cannot afford to dig themselves holes in the playoffs.

Patriots, Ravens top AFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Eight Patriots and seven Ravens headline the AFC Pro Bowl roster as announced Tuesday.

Patriots-Bills matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Bills RB C.J. Spiller provides a good test for a Patriots run defense that needs to get better for the postseason.

Patriots sign FB Polite

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed former Dolphins FB Lousaka Polite on Tuesday and re-signed DB Malcolm Williams to the practice squad.

The First Fifteen: Week 17

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:49 p.m. ET
We examine the big pre-playoff games in Week 17, including Cowboys-Giants and Ravens-Bengals, plus a few contests that will affect the draft order.

Former Patriots DT Antwine dies

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Patriots confirmed the death of DT Houston Antwine on Tuesday. Antwine, who died on Monday night at the age of 72, was a six-time AFL all star.

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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