Found January 06, 2013 on Patriots Life:
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When the Patriots signed Aqib Talib initially no one knew how much he would change the face of this defense, but sometimes seeing is believing. Talib came over from the Bucs in a trade made by Bill Belichick with his long time friend and coach of the Bucs Greg Schiano. When Schiano was being considered by the Buccaneers organization for the head coaching vacancy at the beginning of this year, Belichick quickly gave him his seal of approval. That seal of approval was quickly repaid in week 11 when Talib took the field after the trade wearing number 31 for your New England Patriots. Along with rookie Alfonzo Dennard’s addition, Talib and Dennard have improved the secondary and have allowed the Patriots to move Devin McCourty to his natural safety position where he thrives. Talib has also allowed the Patriots coaching staff to be more aggressive and bring the blitz more often, even creating a blitz package specifically for Jarod Mayo. The Patriots new look defensive aggression has allo...
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