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Patriots hesitant to offer Aqib Talib multi-year contract

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06:12 PM ET 02.05 | The New England Patriots are hesitant to give cornerback Aqib Talib a multi-year contract, according to a staff report at Comcast SportsNet New England. Talib, who the Patriots acquired from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in November, is set to be a free agent in March. According to the story, Talib "displayed no behavioral problems during his time with the Patriots" but the team is still worried about a multi-year contract.

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February 5, 2013  06:17 PM ET

All I know is that they were a better secondary when he was in the lineup.

February 5, 2013  07:07 PM ET
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All I know is that they were a better secondary when he was in the lineup.

Yep... Regardless of the fact he can be a total knucklehead he definitely improved that defensive backfield.

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February 5, 2013  07:46 PM ET

I thought he added a great deal of flexibility to the pats defense! He really helped them out!

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February 5, 2013  08:28 PM ET
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No question that the secondary improved significantly when he started playing and when he went out with the injured leg in the AFC Championship game it was right back to square one.

He was good for you when he was playing, but he seems a bit brittle

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February 6, 2013  01:17 PM ET

Danny boy.. get out that check book..

 
February 6, 2013  02:46 PM ET

He's not really that good, Go look at his over all career numbers, and not just the last few weeks in New England!
Or Ask any of the Giants WR's!

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