Happy Wednesday, Country.
Aqib Talib is facing some trouble as of late due to a gun related incident at a Dallas club, but that isn't impacting how his peers feel about his play on the field. Talib was recently voted the thirty-fourth best player in the NFL in their annual Top 100 NFL players list.
In his highlight video, teammate Von Miller describes Talib as "arguably the best cornerback in the entire NFL." His prowess on the field certainly backs that claim up. In his two seasons with the Broncos, Talib has amassed 109 tackles, 1 sack, 29 passes defended, 7 interceptions, four touchdowns and a forced fumble.
Those eye-popping numbers have earned him back-to-back Pro-Bowl appearances and the respect of his teammates and adversaries on opposing teams. Despite having a tremendous amount of depth at the cornerback position, if Talib were to receive a suspension for his most recent off-the-field incident, it would be a devastating blow to the Broncos' defense.
Here is to hoping that Talib doesn't receive a suspension and can continue to perform at a high-level for Denver this coming season.
As always, thanks for reading and here are today's Horse Tracks.
Three of Pat Bowlen’s children no longer working for Broncos
The Broncos' player roster isn't the only one to have undergone changes recently. Three of Pat Bowlen’s children no longer are working for the team.
Mark Sanchez among athletes scammed out of millions
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'Dream come true' as Marshall signs contract
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Chargers, Bosa's agent weigh in on contract standoff
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Flacco: Mental hurdle toughest part of ACL recovery
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Ranking the NFL's four best receiver groups
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Eric Berry wins George Halas Award for overcoming adversity
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Muhammad Wilkerson doubts Jets’ sincerity about wanting to sign him
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LSU's Leonard Fournette leads top CFB RBs to watch in 2016
A running back renaissance is brewing in college football, and LSU's Leonard Fournette looks to be the best of the bunch. Who else made Lance's Zierlein's list of the top 10 rushers to watch?