Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/17/13
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- When Aqib Talib landed with the New England Patriots in a trade deadline deal from Tampa Bay, many wondered if the veteran cornerback would fit in New England. On the field, the question was whether the fifth-year veteran and former first-round pick could stabilize a secondary that was among the worst in the NFL over the first half of the season, giving up big plays at an alarming rate. Off the field, the question was whether Talib - who was suspended for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing drugs, had past gun charges and multiple physical altercations with teammates - would fit under the umbrella of the "Patriots Way." Barely more than two months later, those questions no longer exist. On and off the field, the oft-troubled Talib couldn't have fit in any better in New England. Talib stepped right into the starting lineup in Week 11 against the Indianapolis Colts. He almost immediately made a big play, showing his elite physical skills...
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