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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-Broncos matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 7:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots are the next ones to try to end Tebow magic, and it will be interesting to see what Bill Belichick has up his sleeve.

The First Fifteen: Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
Here are the top 15 story lines for Week 15 — including Tim Tebow vs. Tom Brady — which couldn't possibly be as crazy as Week 14, could it?

Playoff scenarios for Week 15

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
The Patriots, Ravens and Steelers are among the teams looking to clinch playoff spots this weekend.

Patriots rookie report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
First-round OT Nate Solder was the only rookie to see significant time in the Patriots' Week 14 win.

Pressure mounting on Brady, offense to carry Patriots

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
Sunday was yet another example of why the offense will need to carry the load if the Patriots want to return to the Super Bowl.

Patriots stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 1:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots' red-zone defense did a good job keeping Washington out of the endzone, but New England's offense had trouble punching it in as well.

Patriots players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 11:02 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski dominated again, setting a record for tight ends in the Pats' win over the Redskins.

Patriots top Redskins in record-setting game by Gronkowski

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 5:05 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski set an NFL single-season record for most touchdown catches by a tight end Sunday as the Patriots won their fifth straight, beating the Redskins 34-27.

Patriots TE Gronkowski sets TD record

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
With an 11-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter, Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski set an NFL record for receiving touchdowns in a season by a tight end with his 14th TD catch.

Patriots-Redskins prediction

Posted Dec. 11, 2011 @ 3:19 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain doesn't see the Pats having too many problems with the Redskins on Sunday.

Patriots downgrade Chung, Spikes to out

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 8:26 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded C Dan Connolly, S Patrick Chung, ILB Brandon Spikes and RB Shane Vereen to out for Sunday's game against the Redskins.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Redskins CB DeAngelo Hall will be trying to make a big play by turning over Patriots QB Tom Brady on Sunday.

Kolb, Haynesworth most disappointing vet additions

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 2:06 p.m. ET
Cardinals QB Kevin Kolb heads up PFW's list of the players who changed teams this past offseason who have been the biggest disappointments.

Patriots re-sign Moore, place Cunningham on I.R.

Posted Dec. 10, 2011 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots have brought back DE Eric Moore and placed second-year DE-OLB Jermaine Cunningham on injured reserve.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 11:38 a.m. ET
Is BenJarvus Green-Ellis worth starting this week? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

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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