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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

Report: Patriots re-sign OLT Light

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 10:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots nailed down their blind-side tackle, signing OLT Matt Light to a two-year deal, according to Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe.

Patriots re-sign DB McGowan, LB White

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed DB Brandon McGowan and LB Tracy White on Saturday, while releasing LB Anthony Leonard.

Ochocinco will be a 'chameleon' in New England

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco has vowed to tone down his act in an effort to fit in with the Patriots.

Patriots re-sign veteran RB Faulk

Posted July 30, 2011 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
The Patriots re-signed veteran RB Kevin Faulk and signed free-agent DL Steve Williams on Saturday.

Patriots announce Haynesworth trade; reportedly sign CB Arrington

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots officially announced the team's trade for former Redskins DT Albert Haynesworth, which means he passed his physical.

Patriots cut six, including DE Warren

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
The Patriots released six veterans on Friday, including DE Ty Warren, OT Nick Kaczur and TE Alge Crumpler.

Patriots sign draft picks

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The Patriots' first reported draft pick to sign was sixth-round OLB-DE Markell Carter.

Ochocinco gets his wish in joining the Patriots

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Chad Ochocinco was never bashful about his admiration for Bill Belichick, and now he makes the Patriots an even better offense.

Patriots acquire WR Ochocinco

Posted July 29, 2011 @ 12:13 a.m. ET
The Patriots strike again. Hours after acquiring DT Albert Haynesworth from the Redskins, the Patriots traded for Bengals WR Chad Ochocinco.

Report: Patriots to release DT Stroud

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:41 p.m. ET
The Patriots will release DT Marcus Stroud on Thursday, PFW correspondent and Boston Herald writer Ian Rapoport reported.

Patriots finally make noise by acquiring Haynesworth

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
The Patriots have acquired DT Albert Haynesworth. He brings plenty of baggage with him to New England, where he will be expected to improve the pass rush.

Five Patriots most impacted by the lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:13 p.m. ET
There aren't many young players on the team, but the Patriots do have a few who would have benefited from a normal offseason.

Patriots acquire Haynesworth from Redskins

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
The Patriots reportedly traded a fifth-round pick in 2013 to the Redskins for DT Albert Haynesworth.

Patriots add 12 undrafted rookies

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 8:20 p.m. ET
The Patriots added 12 undrafted rookies to their roster, the team announced on Wednesday.

Patriots agree to one-year deal with RB Morris

Posted July 27, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
The Patriots have agreed to re-sign veteran RB Sammy Morris to a one-year deal, his agent Mark Slough announced.

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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