Broncos Trade Aqib Talib To The Rams
By Michael Spencer
DENVER (CBS4) – The Broncos have traded Aqib Talib, according to a source and multiple reports.
Talib going to be reunited with former Broncos defensive coordinator Wade Phillips in Los Angeles.
Talib spent the last four season in Denver. He was a Pro Bowler all four of those years.
DENVER, CO – DECEMBER 10: Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib (21) during pregame prior to the game against the New York Jets on December 10, 2017 in Denver, Colorado at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium. This is her first time on the field to see him. (Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)
He’s widely regarded as one of the best corners in the game. He leaves Denver with 11 career interceptions, including six interceptions returned for touchdowns.
Cornerback Aqib Talib of the Denver Broncos intercepts the ball and scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter of the game against the Indianapolis Colts at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on September 18, 2016 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
With his interception return for a touchdown off a pass by Dak Prescott of the Cowboys in September 2017, Talib moved into sole possession of third place in the record books with 10 pick-sixes in his career.
The Broncos will reportedly get a 5th-round draft pick in return.
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