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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

Flacco to face far different Patriots' secondary

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Joe Flacco had his best game of the season against the Patriots in Week Three, but faces a much-different pass defense in the AFC title game.

Patriots release Branch; Hernandez likely out Sunday

Posted Nov. 17, 2012 @ 8:24 p.m. ET
The Patriots made roster moves Saturday, including releasing WR Deion Branch again, and they could be without TE Aaron Hernandez against the Colts.

CB Aqib Talib preparing for Patriots debut

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 11:05 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib wants to leave his past troubles behind. The Patriots hope he can do the same for their secondary.

Patriots' new-look secondary could impact S Chung

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 5:54 p.m. ET
If Aqib Talib's presence moves Devin McCourty to safety for the long-term, that will impact S Patrick Chung, who is in a contract year.

Skilled cover man Talib gives Patriots flexibility

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots are taking a chance on CB Aqib Talib, but he is a skilled cover man who can allow Bill Belichick to be flexible with the secondary.

Buccaneers trade CB Talib to Patriots

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 4:34 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers traded CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots, the Bucs announced Thursday at the trade deadline.

On thin ice, Bucs grant Talib a reprieve

Posted Oct. 20, 2012 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
It appears that suspended CB Aqib Talib’s future this season is with the Buccaneers.

Buccaneers CB Talib suspended four games

Posted Oct. 13, 2012 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The NFL suspended Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for four games on Saturday for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances. 

Charges against Bucs CB Talib dismissed

Posted June 18, 2012 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
Charges of assault with a deadly weapon against Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib were dismissed Monday by Dallas (Tex.) County prosecutors, according to multiple reports.

Woman sues Bucs' Talib for alleged threat

Posted March 08, 2012 @ 10:03 p.m. ET
A Tampa woman is suing Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib for allegedly threatening to "put a cap in" her during a traffic accident in December 2010.

Corner weighs heavily on Bucs' minds

Posted March 04, 2012 @ 1:45 p.m. ET
Sources still expect that signing a starting cornerback will be one of the Bucs' priorities in free agency.

Buccaneers place Talib on I.R.

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers placed CB Aqib Talib on injured reserve on Monday and signed DT Jovan Haye.

Buccaneers-Packers matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Nov. 18, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fourth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 11 game against the Buccaneers.   

Despite errors, Bucs' Talib remains key playmaker

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 4:36 p.m. ET
Although he is prone to making some egregious mistakes, the Buccaneers consider CB Aqib Talib one of their impact players, according to NFC Whispers.

Report: Eight players could be suspended

Posted Sept. 24, 2011 @ 9:15 p.m. ET
Eight NFL players could be subject to suspensions for transgressions committed during the lockout, according to a Yahoo! Sports report.

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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