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Los Angeles Rams trade for Denver Broncos CB Aqib Talib

The Rams’ wild offseason continues shopping a fifth-round pick to Denver.

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In another shocking trade, the Los Angeles Rams have made a move for Denver Broncos CB Aqib Talib:

Now this is stunning. The Rams will re-unite a top tier CB in Talib with Defensive Coordinator Wade Phillips for just a fifth-round pick from the 2018 NFL Draft.

Talib has been troubled both on and off the field in the past. Off the field issues stem earlier in his career, though he has had spats on the field most notably with Oakland Raiders WR Michael Crabtree.

Talib has spent time with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots and most recently the Denver Broncos. Talib has been with the Broncos for four seasons. In his 11-year career, he has amassed 34 interceptions, 118 pass deflections and 10 defensive touchdowns.

Talib is well respected and known as a press-man CB with big size and strength to jam up WR’s at the line of scrimmage. He was given an 86.2 rating by PFF, which would rank as the 15 best CB in the NFL.