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Aqib Talib suspended two games for fight with Michael Crabtree

The NFL decided they had to act and moved to suspend both Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib for two games.

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After a sideline brawl and ejections from the Denver Broncos and Oakland Raiders game on Sunday, the NFL has suspended both Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree for two games.

For violating unsportsmanlike conduct and unnecessary roughness rules, the NFL has decided to sit them both for two games after the incident.

NFL Vice President of Football Operations, Jon Runyan, noted that Talib was being suspended for his actions after the two players were initially separated. This suggests that had Talib held his restraint it would only be Crabtree who would be facing suspension right now.

Both players have already issued their appeals. Whatever the outcome of those appeals, it is unlikely either player will see the football field this weekend.