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Last January, Chip Kelly walked away from an NFL position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers citing “unfinished business” as his reason for doing so. Despite rumors to the contrary, I did and will continue to take the Coach at his word regarding his motivation for staying put, and due to such am left with but one thought regarding Saturday night’s game at the L.A. Coliseum: It’s time to get to work.
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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...
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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The Tampa Buccaneers traded troubled cornerback Aqib Talib to the New England Patriots, the team announced on Twitter at the NFL trading deadline on Thursday.
Details of the trade were not immediately made public.
Talib, who has 18 career interceptions, joins a Patriots secondary in need of a jolt. New England has the 28th-ranked passing defense, allowing an average 281.1 yards...
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...
As a long time follower of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, I speculated earlier this week that the Buccaneers might move a player or two at the NFL trade deadline. One of the players I threw out there, now appears to be moved. CB Aqib Talib, currently serving a four game league imposed suspension after testing positive for Adderall, has reportedly been shipped to the New England Patriots...
The Buccaneers traded CB Aqib Talib to the Patriots, along with a 2013 seventh-round pick for New England's fourth-round pick in 2014.
Talib is serving a four-game suspension for violating the leagues substance-abuse policy for use of Adderall. He is eligible to return to an active roster on Nov. 4. The Patriots are on bye this week.
In his four games this season, Talib...
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...
The league has yet to hand down an official ruling regarding Eric Wright’s possible suspension, which was first reported by FOX’s Jay Glazer last Sunday. Today, a source from within the Buccaneers informed The Cave that Wright may not be suspended. Jay Glazer tweeted that corner back Eric Wright would be suspended for four games for the use of Adderall, same drug Aqib Talib...
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...
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...
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...
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 [...]
Vikings defensive end Jared Allen and Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive tackle Donald Penn each were fined $7,875 for unnecessary roughness in the Week 8 Thursday night game between the Bucs and Vikings, Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN reports.
The fines were for their third quarter fight in which Allen suffered a bloody nose. Both players received penalties for unsportsmanlike conduct...