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“Bill has a unique and keen sense to look at veteran players in this league and know how to pick out the guys who he believes burn competitively and want to win, aren’t just great athletes, but have a passion for the game and love it.”
No one questions Talib’s passion for the game, at least not as he made a name for himself at Berkner High School, and as he developed into an All-American in college.
But when asked to describe himself off the field, he sidestepped the question.
“I’m a competitor on the field, man,” said Talib. “That’s kind of what we’re talking about right now, just football.”
As far as he is concerned, Talib hopes football remains the main topic of conversation.
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