Aqib Talib could still face discipline over shooting

Oct 06, 2016, 08:19

Four months after star Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib was shot in Dallas, Talib, through his attorney, said he shot himself by accident.

CINCINNATI, OH - SEPTEMBER 25: Aqib Talib #21 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals 29-17 at Paul Brown Stadium on September 25, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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The Dallas PD has solved the mysterious Aqib Talib shooting - determining the National Football League star shot himself during an incident back in June. this according to a local news report.

The All-Pro cornerback told police an unknown individual shot him during an incident in Dallas.

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Talib wanted to steer the attention from the Dallas incident and toward the challenge the Broncos will face Sunday when they host the Atlanta Falcons' top-ranked offense, headed by receiver Julio Jones and quarterback Matt Ryan. "Like I said, it's still under review, I'm not really going to talk about that right now". "I can't even really worry about it. He's always been that type of teammate that if you get in trouble or anything, Aqib's going to be right there for you".

To this point, Talib has offered few specifics on the incident other than "I want to move on and concentrate on the season". As a result of the shooting, Talib missed out on the Broncos' visit to the White House for their celebration of their Super Bowl 50 win.

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According to the police report, Talib said he didn't know who shot him and that the bullet "entered into the rear of his right thigh then exited his right calf". He's coming off a two interception performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and is one of the primary reasons the defending champion Broncos sit at 4-0 on the season. Apparently, it's not bothering him at all.

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