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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 sign RB Develin to active roster

Posted Nov. 28, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Patriots signed RB James Develin to the 53-man roster on Wednesday, the team announced.

'Tis the season when Patriots deliver the goods

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
A consistent winner in the standings over the years, the Patriots are proving to be very successful in ATS endeavors, as well.

Week 13 playoff scenarios

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 2:22 p.m. ET
According to the playoff scenarios released by the NFL on Tuesday, five teams can clinch postseason berths in Week 13.

Opportunistic Pats most feared team in NFL

Posted Nov. 27, 2012 @ 12:27 p.m. ET
While they may have some flaws, columnist Ron Borges explains why the Patriots are the club no team wants to face with the season on the line.

No changes to schedule in Weeks 14, 15

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The NFL announced the Week 14 and Week 15 schedules on Monday and there will be no changes.

Patriots DE Cunningham suspended four games

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Patriots DE Jermaine Cunningham four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.

AFC East Spin cycle: Pats embarrass Jets, while Dolphins rally for win

Posted Nov. 26, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
On Thanksgiving night, the Patriots handed the Jets a loss to forget, and New England finds itself close to clinching the AFC East for the fourth year in a row.

Patriots' patchwork O-line remains effective

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Patriots used their fifth different O-line combination on Thursday night, and the group pitched a shutout in a win over the Jets.

Patriots force five turnovers, rout Jets

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 11:54 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw three touchdowns and ran for one as the Patriots embarrassed the Jets with a 35-point second quarter in a 49-19 victory Thursday night.

Patriots promote OL Zusevics, waive WR Salas

Posted Nov. 22, 2012 @ 4:59 p.m. ET
The Patriots promoted OL Markus Zusevics from the practice squad and waived WR Greg Salas.

Week 11 Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 9:06 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Andre Johnson, Aldon Smith and Julian Edelman as its Players of the Week.

Patriots' stockpile of TEs to help fill void left by Gronk

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tight ends have the difficult task of replacing the production Rob Gronkowski gives them in the pass game and run blocking.

AFC East Spin cycle: Three 4-6 teams looking up at Patriots

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots dominated in Week 11, extending their division lead to three games over the Bills, Jets and Dolphins, who are all 4-6.

Rivera, Mularkey, Shurmur don't come through in clutch

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Embattled head coaches have something in common: They all make late-game situational mistakes that cost their teams.

Reports: Gronkowski has surgery on forearm

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski underwent surgery on Monday to repair a broken forearm suffered late in New England’s win over the Colts on Sunday.

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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