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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

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Dominik: No suspension for Bucs' Talib

Posted Aug. 27, 2011 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Buccaneers starting LCB Aqib Talib will not be suspended for any games this season, team GM Mark Dominik said Saturday.

Talib's trial set for March 2012

Posted June 30, 2011 @ 1:57 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib won't have to go to court on his charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon until after the 2011 NFL season.

Talib trial likely won't start until 2012

Posted June 19, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib likely won't be going to trial for the assault charges against him until the 2011 season is completed, the St. Petersburg Times reported on Sunday.

Talib's future uncertain, but he has support of veteran teammates

Posted June 08, 2011 @ 9:32 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib, facing 2-20 years in prison if convicted of a felony charge, has the support of veterans Ronde Barber and Kellen Winslow.

Lockout limbo: Buccaneers report

Posted June 07, 2011 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the Buccaneers.

Bucs CB Talib officially indicted

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has officially been indicted on felony charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Pursuing Asomugha makes sense for Bucs

Posted May 21, 2011 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Rumors are connecting the Buccaneers to free-agent CB Nnamdi Asoumgha, who is expected to be the top player available this offseason.

Bucs haven't made decision on Talib yet

Posted May 01, 2011 @ 1:08 p.m. ET
According to our inside sources, the Buccaneers have not yet made a decision on CB Aqib Talib's future with the team and plan to let the court process play out for the troubled but talented fourth-year player.

Report: Bucs to cut Talib when lockout ends

Posted April 24, 2011 @ 11:12 a.m. ET
Aqib Talib has played his last game in a Buccaneers uniform, according to a newspaper report.

Buccaneers consider options with Talib

Posted April 08, 2011 @ 3:42 p.m. ET
Some in the media called for the Buccaneers to cut CB Aqib Talib in the immediate aftermath of a March 21 incident that resulted in Talib being charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Bucs CB Talib turns himself in on gun charges

Posted March 30, 2011 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has turned himself into authorities on a warrant accusing him of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Report: Warrant out for Bucs CB Talib

Posted March 28, 2011 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib, according to a spokesman for the Garland police department speaking with Tampa radio station WDAE.

Bucs show gap between them and Falcons isn’t so great

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 8:18 p.m. ET
The fact that the Bucs gave one of the NFC's better teams that much of a scare, even with all their injuries, shows how far they have come.

Bucs place Talib, Faine on I.R.

Posted Dec. 06, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
CB Aqib Talib, who left the Falcons game with a hip injury, and C Jeff Faine, who suffered a triceps injury, have been placed on injured reserve.

League looking into Bucs CB Talib's confrontation with official

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 8:11 p.m. ET
The NFL is looking into a reported verbal confrontation between Aqib Talib and an official following the Bucs' 17-10 loss. Talib was upset about a teammate being penalized for pass interference at the end of the first half.

Bucs hold off Cardinals, move into tie atop NFC South

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 8:14 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib intercepted two passes, returning one 45 yards for a touchdown and saving the game with the other, and Tampa Bay rallied from a fourth-quarter deficit for the fourth time this season to beat the Arizona Cardinals 38-35.

Bucs CB Talib illegally watched Week One

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Aqib Talib was suspended from playing in the Bucs' season opener, but apparently nobody told him he wasn't allowed to be at the stadium, either.

Bucs CB Talib showing signs of maturity

Posted Sept. 08, 2010 @ 4:14 p.m. ET
An observer in Tampa says Buccaneers CB Aqib Talib has matured since the end of last season and is carrying himself like a team leader.

Bucs CB Talib suspended one game

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 3:03 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers will be without CB Aqib Talib when they face the Browns on Sept. 12.

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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