NFL Won’t Fine Or Suspend Broncos CB Aqib Talib For 2016 Shooting

Tom Pelissero of USA Today is reporting that the NFL has closed their investigation of Aqib Talib and won’t suspend or fine him for 2016 shooting incident.

This is obviously great news for Talib, as there was some concern that the league may discipline him, given the fact that he’s had a number off-the-field issues during his NFL career.

Pelissero adds that Talib must complete firearm safety course and submit a list of his weapons.

Police have said that Talib admitted to accidentally shooting himself last year.

Talib, 31, is a former first-round pick of the Buccaneers back in 2008. He spent four years in Tampa Bay before joining the Patriots in 2012.

The Broncos later signed him to a six-year, $57 million contract that includes $26 million guaranteed. He stands to make base salaries of $11 million over the next two years of the agreement.

In 2016, Talib appeared in 13 games for the Broncos and has recorded 43 tackles, three interceptions with one of them bring returned for touchdown, and 12 pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 2 cornerback out of 111 qualifying players.

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