Shockingly, Pats keep cards close to the vest on Talib
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Mar 3, 2014
Last year, Talib wasn’t tagged. While Talib has given up some big plays , part of that is because of the confidence the Patriots have in him, which in turn leaves him with less help/support. With Revis costing $16 million and the tag for Talib costing $11.834 million, it could make more sense to pay the extra $4.166 million to Revis. Of the three categories, the second one is the primary factor that would concern me if I was on the other side of the negotiating table.
In an ESPN.com Insider piece, KC Joyner picks five free agents that he believes are in the "buyer beware" category. Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib is fourth on the list. Joyner points to the following metrics as the reason for a higher risk le…