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Talib on suspension: "It will be the last time it ever happens"

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Cornerback Aqib Talib returned from his one-game suspension Wednesday contrite and relieved that the Bucs were able to win despite his absence.

“It’s behind me. I’m just happy to get it over with,'' Talib said. "It’s the first time it ever happened to me. It will be the last time it ever happens to me. I’m just excited to be back on the field and it’s finally over with.''
 
Talib said he watched the Bucs' 17-14 win over Cleveland Sunday on television and was impressed with the play of the defense, particularly his replacement in the lineup, second-year pro E.J. Biggers, who had a game-clinching interception.
 
"I just was jumping off the couch, really excited to see him come out and have a great game,'' Talib said of Biggers.
 
"The best news is, after the game, we got a W, you know what I'm saying? It was real hard. You never want to be at home watching your team, watching your team prepare. The thing is it's over with, man. I'm just excited to be back.''

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 1:53pm]

    

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