The Bucs have decided cornerback Aqib Talib isn't fit to finish the season.
Talib finally has succumbed to the hamstring injury that has slowed him during the second half of the season, with the team placing him on injured reserve for the final two games of 2011. Talib has been either unable to play or has been very limited by the hamstring in the past three games. After being inactive two weeks ago at Jacksonville, Talib was able to play just half of the first quarter this past Saturday againsst the Cowboys.
Talib's spot on the active roster will be filled by defensive tackle Jovan Haye, a former Buc who spent three seasons with Tampa Bay from 2006 to 2008. He started 45 games for the Bucs before playing two seasons for the Titans, 2009 and 2010.
Talib finishes the season on injured reserve for the second time in as many seasons. He missed the final five games of 2010 with a hip injury. He finishes the 2011 season with 42 tackles, two for losses, two forced fumbles and two intercep...