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Aqib Talib was the running, jumping, intercepting, pass-batting proof Sunday night of what happens when a team takes a chance on a troublesome player and it works out. New England is now likely weighing whether it should lock up the NFL’s interceptions leader for more than his current one-year deal, quite the advancement from when Talib was brought in on a gamble last year from the Buccaneers during a suspension for violating the league’s performance-enhancing drug use policy. It’s something the Patriots have done many times before: take a player who seemed to only attract trouble and turn him into a productive, team-oriented cog in their winning machine. New England did it so well for so long that it’s almost a given that any player with a checkered past who shows up in Foxboro will immediately become a standup citizen — almost a given, of course, excluding the Aaron Hernandez situation. With the offseason troubles surrounding Hernandez and the murder of Odin Lloyd causing just abo...

WATCH: Aqib Talib seals Patriots win, celebrates like a boss

With the Falcons down by seven points in the closing seconds of Sunday Night Football, Aqib Talib broke up a fourth down pass from Matt Ryan in the endzone to seal the 30-23 win for the Patriots. He celebrated by heading to the bench and loungin’ like it wadn’t no thang. The post Aqib Talib seals Patriots win, celebrates like a boss appeared first on The Nosebleeds.

Aqib Talib Has Incredible Reaction to Game-Winning Pass Breakup on Patriots Bench (GIF)

Aqib Talib has an incredible game on Sunday night. The only thing that was better than his play? Talib’s reaction to his game-winning pass breakup over Roddy White. Talib simply strutted over to the bench, leaned back and soaked in the moment. If only we could read lips to find out what he was saying. Check out Talib’s incredible reaction in the GIF below. Filed under: Headlines...

Cris Collinsworth: Problems disappear for players when they sign with the Patriots

So NBC Sports analyst Cris Collinsworth said something really silly during tonight’s telecast between the Patriots and Falcons. Collinsworth said that it’s amazing that when a a player with any type of problems has them disappear when he signs with New England. Ahhhh, ok.  I guess Collinsworth forgot about Aaron Hernandez. [ Kiss Suzy Kolber ]   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...

Survivor in double murder says Aaron Hernandez was the trigger man

It looks like the authorities are getting closer to nailing former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with the 2012 double murder in Boston. A survivor of the Double murder shooting told 98.5 The Sports Hub’s Toucher and Rich that he was in the car that was shot up and he claims the shooter was Aaron Hernandez. The  interview with the survivor is set to air on FOX 25 at 10 p.m...

We Can’t Stop With the Falcons Looking At This Photoshop Of Patriots’ Aqib Talib

With the Falcons down by 7 points in the closing seconds of Sunday Night Football, Aqib Talib broke up a fourth down pass from Matt Ryan in the endzone to seal the 30-23 win for the Patriots. He went to the bench and sat all regal looking. It deserves much better photoshop opportunities, but this is a great start. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Aqib Talib, Kenbrell Thompkins Among Five Stars of the Game in Patriots-Falcons Matchup

It looked like the Patriots had a second straight blowout, but a late push from the Falcons made this game very interesting as many of the Falcons faithful had filtered out of the stadium. This was an all-around effort with one true star: Aqib Talib. The Patriots cornerback was all over the field, knocking passes away and intercepting another fourth quarter pass. Check out the five...

Hernandez's cousin pleads not guilty

A cousin of former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez has pleaded not guilty to an accessory charge. Tanya Singleton was held without bail after entering her plea Monday to a charge of conspiracy to commit accessory after the fact. Prosecutors say that in the days after the June killing of Hernandez's friend Odin Lloyd, she helped one of Hernandez's associates...

Aaron Hernandez allegedly identified as shooter in 2012 double murder case

Aaron Hernandez might have another charge coming down the pike if this information pans out. While Hernandez is locked up awaiting trial for the murder of Odin Lloyd, police are searching for evidence on a 2012 double murder that the former Patriots TE is connected to. On Tuesday morning, Mike Beaudet of FOX 25 in Boston told 98.5 The Sports Hub’s “Toucher and Rich”that a...

Cris Collinsworth Might As Well Be On The Patriots Payroll

Cris Collinsworth has been absolutely nauseating in his gushing about the Patriots all throughout the Sunday night broadcast, but this? This was absolutely disgusting, if not willfully irresponsible. Following an Aqib Talib interception, Collinsworth brainfarted this all over the airwaves:“We all know about Aqib Talib and his history. What happened in Tampa and all Bill Belichick...

Falcons Fall Short in Comeback Attempt, Lose to Patriots 30-23

Aqib Talib batted the ball away from Roddy White to squash any chances of a comeback. (Kevin C. Cox) Matt Ryan threw for a career-best 421 yards, Tony Gonzalez set a new career record with 149 yards, and yet it still wasn’t enough. The Atlanta Falcons fell to the New England Patriots 30-23, and for the first time since 2007, are two games below .500 with a 1-3 record. It was...

Patriots hang on to beat Falcons, 30-23

In the end it all came down to the Patriots' defense. Aqib Talib broke up a fourth down pass to Roddy White in end zone with less than a minute remaining as the Patriots held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons 30-23. Matt Bryant nailed a 25-yard field goal to help the Falcons pull within seven. Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez caught his second touchdown pass of the night an 11...

Da Don’s Verdict: The Patriots Defense is Doing Big Things Early in the Season, and They’re 4-0

Remember in March when I wrote a column on the Patriots offseason move on why they’re defense was going to be a top-10 defense. Bringing back Aqib Talib, resigning Rob Ninkovich, and drafting Chandler Jones and Dante Hightower in the 1st round in 2012, moving Devin McCourty to safety and most of all locking up […]

Patriots Knock Over Another Tomato Can, Media Ups and Downs

The Patriots improved to 4-0 with a 30-23 win over the Atlanta Falcons last night. New England suffered a big blow however, as they have likely lost defensive anchor Vince Wilfork for the season. Get all the links this morning at Here are a few of the top links for today: What we learned: Aqib Talib, defense rise up in win over Falcons – Chris Price runs down...

Week 4 Risers and Fallers

There was a whirlwind of questions surrounding the New England Patriots heading into last night's game.  Sure, they had managed to post three straight victories to open the season 3-0, but the haters simply refused to acknowledge that beating the Bills, Jets, and Bucs was anything to feel good about.  Look, I get it.  The first two games were anything but pretty.  It...

Third Down and Red Zone Defense Come Up Huge for Patriots

AP Photo: John Bazemore The Patriots defense faced its biggest test so far this season in the Atlanta Falcons last night. While they gave up a lot of yardage, particularly during the Falcons late comeback attempt, the defense's stellar performance in two key areas fueled the 30-23 win. Atlanta was 6-14 (42%) on third down and 0-2 on fourth down. Most importantly, they scored...
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