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Coach Schiano saw enough of troubled corner back Aqib Talib. The Buccaneers have announced today that they have traded Talib to the New England Patriots. Here are the details from the Bucs official press release: “The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced today that they traded CB Aqib Talib and a seventh-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft to the New England Patriots in exchange for their fourth-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. The Buccaneers own eight selections in the 2013 draft – one each in rounds one, two, three, five, six and seven, and two in round four.” The Patriots ranked 28th against the pass and needed to find a way to boost their defensive secondary. For the Buccaneers, they get what they always preach about: Quality draft picks. The team had two seventh round draft picks before the trade. So now to look ahead. Given the Eric Wright situation and whether or not he will be suspended officially for Adderall use, the depth behind him brings lots of uncertainty. Rookie Leonard Johnson showed promise in his first game of extended play against the Vikings, EJ Biggers has been scrutinized since his first days in pewter, Brandon McDonald has shown some inconsistencies, and Anthony Gaitor (who had a great training camp) is on injured reserve but eligible to return mid-month. Myron Lewis is another who has been unable to live up to high expectations due to injuries. Nonetheless, this is good for the Bucs to part ways with a cornerback who can’t seem to stay out of trouble. From incidents in practice with teammates to off-field issues, Talib was becoming a liability to the team. He was set to become an unrestricted free agent this offseason. (Photo credit: AP) The post Bucs trade CB Aqib Talib to New England appeared first on The Bay Cave.
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Last week it was reported that Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright would be suspended by the NFL for using Adderall.
According to Gil Arcia of The Bay Cave, the NFL still hasn’t handed down a suspension to Wright and that...
The New England Patriots have obtained cornerback Aqib Talib for their shaky secondary from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
Talib will be eligible to play in the Patriots' next game on Nov. 11 after serving a four-game NFL suspension without pay for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances.
The Patriots acquired on Thursday the former first-round draft...
Aqib Talib was traded to the New England Patriots on Thursday, capping what was one of the most quiet trade deadline periods in recent memory.
The terms of the deal between the Buccaneers and Patriots were not announced.
Talib is serving a four-game suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drugs policy. He’s already sat out three games, but the Patriots are...
Tampa, FL- Aqib Talib’s rollercoaster ride in Tampa Bay is over. After 4 1/2 eventful years, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers gave up on the potentially talented cornerback and shipped him to the New England Patriots as the trade deadline expired on Thursday.
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Thursday’s delayed trade deadline came and went at 4:00 p.m. EST with little to no action. The only move came from the Patriots, who traded for Buccaneers cornerback Aqib Talib.
The Buccaneers surrendered Talib and a seventh-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, acquired from the Bears, for Tampa Bay’s 2013 fourth-round pick. The change comes as a surprise for the Patriots, but with...
Talib has the talent to be a top 15 cornerback in the NFL, but his attitude has held him back.
The Patriots secondary has been pathetic so far this season, and everyone knew something had to be done. Bill Belichick knew it too, so he went out and traded for troubled Tampa Bay cornerback Aqib Talib. Talib was selected 20th overall in the...
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that they’ve traded cornerback Aqib Talib to the New England Patriots.
This is a great move for both teams,since the Patriots need help at cornerback and the Bucs need to move on from Talib with all the off the field problems he’s had in his career.
If anyone can help Talib fullfill his potential, it’s Patriots head coach Bill Belichick...
Tweet The New England Patriots have acquired cornerback Aqib Talib from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Talib has had multiple run-ins with law enforcement since the Bucs drafted him 20th overall in 2008, but still has a world of talent. Talib has been arrested twice in his young [...]
Trade for Patriots: I absolutely love this trade for the Patriots. They desperately need cornerback help. They have a few young cornerbacks, but none of them are playing well. Tom Brady is 35 so their Super Bowl window is closing. They need a short term solution so they don’t have to rely on developmental cornerbacks like Alfonzo Dennard, Kyle Arrington, and the recently released...
The Patriots secondary has clearly been their Achilles heel
this season. But Bill Belichick took action to try and correct that issue at
the trade deadline.
Aqib Talib, a supremely talented and superbly
careless cornerback, was traded from the Tampa Buccaneers at the deadline in
exchange for a 2013 fourth-round pick on Thursday. The Patriots also received a seventh-round pick...
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