Found August 12, 2013 on NESN.com:
FOXBORO, Mass. – Aqib Talib spent last week covering the short, shifty, quick DeSean Jackson. This week, as the Patriots face off against the Buccaneers in joint practices, he’ll be matched up against Vincent Jackson, who the Patriots cornerback described as a “more bigger, jump ball receiver.” There’s another storyline to be monitored, though. The Buccaneers are Talib’s former team. The Patriots traded a 2013 fourth-rounder for Talib and a seventh-round pick in Nov. 2012. Talib dismissed the idea that practicing against his old team would be any different than going up against the Eagles last week. “Another day of work, man,” Talib said. “I’m eager to come out here and get better every day. So I’m going to be eager to come out and get better tomorrow.” Talib finds value in the joint practices, even if it’s nothing special to go up against his former head coach, Greg Schiano, and teammates. Talib said it’s nice to get a look at a different offense, since he’s been going up aga
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