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Bucs' Aqib Talib "can expect" a 4-game suspension



Judging by the vibe at One Buc Place this week, it's apparent the Bucs are planning for cornerback Aqib Talib to be suspended for a violation of the NFL's personal conduct policy.

It's an opinion shared by others, too.

A Yahoo! Sports story published this week citing three sources familiar with the situation says Talib "can expect" roughly a four-game suspension for his alleged role in a March shooting incident in Garland, Texas.

If indeed NFL commissioner Roger Goodell hands down a four-game ban, Talib would be sidelined for games against the Lions, Vikings, Falcons, Colts -- one of the Bucs' toughest stretches of the season.

The Bucs expect word from Goodell in the next week or so.

[Last modified: Friday, August 26, 2011 9:43pm]


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