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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-Colts matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
The Colts won't have many advantages on Sunday, but one spot where they are adept is defensive end with Dwight Freeney and Robert Mathis.

Patriots release DB Adams

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 4:50 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DB Phillip Adams on Tuesday.

The First Fifteen: Week 13

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 2:42 p.m. ET
If he's healthy, Troy Polamalu and the Steelers will have another chance to take down Andy Dalton and the Bengals; plus the rest of the Week 13 action.

Orlovsky to start at QB for Colts

Posted Nov. 29, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Colts head coach Jim Caldwell announced that seventh-year veteran Dan Orlovsly will start at quarterback over Curtis Painter, who had started the last eight games.

Reserves step up again for Patriots' 'D'

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
The Patriots remain banged up on defense, but the backups have filled in nicely during a three-game win streak.

Patriots use versatile attack in win

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 1:01 p.m. ET
Christian West says that the Patriots' 38-20 romp over the Eagles served as a reminder to never count out a Tom Brady-led offense.

Patriots stock report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots' starting wideouts and corners stepped up on Sunday, but WR Taylor Price's stock is falling.

Patriots players of the week: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Tom Brady had an outstanding game distributing the ball to his top two receivers in the Patriots' win over the Eagles.

Shorts and Shells: Week 12

Posted Nov. 28, 2011 @ 4:30 a.m. ET
The Texans have a new man in the spotlight; Ndamukong Suh let his teammates down; the real reasons the Broncos are winning; and much more from Week 12.

Brady, Patriots cruise past Eagles

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Eagles 38-20 Sunday in a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX.

Patriots-Eagles prediction

Posted Nov. 27, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain predicts the Patriots will win a close one on Sunday afternoon against the Eagles.

Patriots downgrade Ochocinco, Chung, McCourty to out

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots downgraded WR Chad Ochocinco, CB Devin McCourty, S Patrick Chung and C Dan Connolly to out for Sunday's game against the Eagles.

Solder, Cannon offer glimpse into future of Pats' O-line

Posted Nov. 26, 2011 @ 1:48 a.m. ET
The Patriots drafted two O-linemen in April, Nate Solder and Marcus Cannon, and we're starting to see how they will fit into the team's future plans.

Patriots-Eagles matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 8:10 p.m. ET
Keeping the electric DeSean Jackson in check will be key for the Patriots in their Week 12 game against the Eagles.

Report: Asomugha has hyperextended knee

Posted Nov. 25, 2011 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
Eagles CB Nnamdi Asomugha's has a hyperextended knee, quelling fears that he suffered a more serious injury during Thursday's practice, according to Reuben Frank of CSNPhilly.com.

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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