Jon Wallach, Caller Debate Whether Patriots Should Re-Sign The Oft-Injured Aqib Talib

March 10, 2014 12:42 PM
Jon Wallach, Caller Debate Whether Patriots Should Re-Sign The Oft-Injured Aqib Talib
" BOSTON (CBS) – Even though he’s been injured when the Patriots needed him the most, Jon Wallach says the potential risk is worth the reward to re-sign cornerback Aqib Talib.

The Washington Redskins are among multiple suitors reportedly interested in Talib’s services.

The Brent Grimes deal with the Miami Dolphins of $32 million over four years, with $16 million guaranteed is likely the starting point in negotiations for the younger, taller Aqib Talib.

Talib, 28, signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Patriots last offseason, after he had been traded to the franchise during the 2012 season. However, Talib’s 2013 season ended the same way as his 2012 season did, as he left the AFC Championship Game due to injury.

“This defense needs him. Is there going to be a cheaper option? Is there going to be somebody you can bring in that’s cheaper that will have a similar impact on this defense? Probably not. Bring back Aqib Talib,” said Jon Wallach Monday morning.

“I understand he has the hip problem – I get it "

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