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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

Stafford looks sharp in Lions' 34-10 win over Pats

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 11:53 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw for 200 yards and two touchdowns in less than a half, leading Detroit to a 34-10 win over New England on Saturday night.

Patriots re-sign rookie OL Berry

Posted Aug. 24, 2011 @ 2:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots brought back rookie free-agent OL Mike Berry on Wednesday.

Preseason Week Three power rankings

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Featuring some nifty work by backup QB Matt Flynn, the Packers are atop PFW's power rankings after the second week of preseason games.

Pryor, Mallett have traveled same road

Posted Aug. 23, 2011 @ 11:35 a.m. ET
Two rookie quarterbacks — Ryan Mallett of the Patriots and Terrelle Pryor of the Raiders — have taken similar paths to the NFL.

Haynesworth pleads no contest to lesser assault charge

Posted Aug. 22, 2011 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
A day before his trial was to begin, Patriots DT Albert Haynesworth pleaded no contest on Monday to a simple assault charge in a Washington, D.C. courthouse.

Patriots sign TE Mills

Posted Aug. 21, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Sunday that they have signed TE Garrett Mills.

Report: Ravens sign OT LeVoir

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
The Ravens agreed to terms on a deal with former Patriots OT Mark LeVoir on Saturday.

Patriots add LB Brown

Posted Aug. 20, 2011 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced they signed veteran LB Ricky Brown on Saturday. Brown reportedly had a workout with New England on Friday.

Former Jets S Ihedigbo heading to New England

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:47 p.m. ET
Former Jets safety and special-teamer James Ihedigbo is joining the Patriots, he announced on his Twitter feed Friday afternoon.

Report: Portis works out with Pats

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 6:09 p.m. ET
According to PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport, former Redskins RB Clinton Portis had a workout with the Patriots.

Patriots place rookie LB Cox on I.R.

Posted Aug. 19, 2011 @ 5:48 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed undrafted rookie LB Christian Cox on injured reserve with a neck injury, the team announced Friday.

Brady keys Patriots' offense in 31-14 win over Bucs

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
Tom Brady tossed a pair of touchdowns and completed 11 of 19 passes in New England's 31-17 win over Tampa Bay on Thursday night.

Report: Patriots to work out WR Clayton

Posted Aug. 18, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
The Patriots are bringing in another veteran wide receiver for a workout; this time it's Mark Clayton.

Patriots cut OL LeVoir

Posted Aug. 17, 2011 @ 4:40 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced on Wednesday that they have released OL Mark LeVoir.

Preseason Week Two power rankings

Posted Aug. 16, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
In PFW's preseason edition of the power rankings, the Falcons and impressive rookie WR Julio Jones sit at No. 5 overall.

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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