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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-Chargers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Sept. 14, 2011 @ 10:17 a.m. ET
The Chargers sacked Tom Brady four times in last season's meeting. OLB Shaun Phillips will be looking to put the reigning MVP on his back again.

Patriots 60-second rant: Offensive penalties only thing stopping Pats

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots did just about everything right on Monday night, but six offensive penalties could be a cause for concern if they continue.

Patriots-Chargers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for just 159 yards last season against the Chargers. If their secondary stifles him again, the Patriots will have to adapt in Week Two.

Patriots stock report: Week One

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 9:02 p.m. ET
A pair of rookies have their stock rising after the Patriots' Week One win over the Dolphins.

Brady's career game makes Pats look scary-good

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 8:47 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's career performance on "Monday Night Football" should strike fear into the Patriots' future opposing defenses.

Report: Patriots C Koppen to miss 6-10 weeks

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 7:42 p.m. ET
Patriots C Dan Koppen, who left Monday night's game with an ankle injury, is not expected to miss the rest of the season, according to a report.

Week Two power rankings

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 2:49 a.m. ET
The defending champion Packers top our rankings of the 32 teams, but the high-octane Patriots are nipping at their heels.

Patriots players of the week

Posted Sept. 13, 2011 @ 2:07 a.m. ET
There was little question as to who was the Patriots' offensive player of the game in the season opener. Tom Brady's record-breaking night stole the show.

Brady's 517 yards lead Pats past Dolphins

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
Tom Brady threw for a team-record 517 yards and four TDs, with a 99-yarder to Wes Welker, as New England beat Miami 38-24 on Monday night.

Welker ties record for longest reception

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 10:23 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Wes Welker tied an NFL record for the longest pass reception with a 99-yard touchdown vs. Miami in the fourth quarter Monday night.

Patriots' Koppen hurts ankle

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 10:05 p.m. ET
Patriots C Dan Koppen was carted off the field late in the second quarter after injuring an ankle in New England's game vs. Miami at Sun Life Stadium.

Patriots, Dolphins announce Week One inactives

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 6:32 p.m. ET
The Patriots and Dolphins have released their inactives for tonight's game at Sun Life Stadium.

Patriots add depth on O-line

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed OT Thomas Welch from their practice squad in order to give them more depth up front.

Patriots-Dolphins prediction

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
PFW associate editor and AFC East writer Kevin Fishbain sees the Patriots winning the season opener in Miami, but it won't be a cakewalk.

Patriots rule five out, including ORT Vollmer

Posted Sept. 11, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
The Patriots ruled five players out for the Monday night opener against the Dolphins, including ORT Sebastian Vollmer.

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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