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Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots watches from the sideline on November 18, 2012. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Wiggy: If Patriots Don’t Show Talib The Money Another Team Will

Aqib Talib has given the Patriots their first cover cornerback since Asante Samuel, and perhaps their best secondary player since Rodney Harrison and Ty Law . . . when healthy.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/18/2014

Patriots corner Aqib Talib kneels over on the ground after colliding with Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker in the AFC Championship game. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Felger & Mazz: Should The Patriots Extend Themselves For Aqib Talib?

The period to franchise players begins on Monday and the tag for cornerbacks is north of $11 million. Is that the route the Patriots should go?

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/11/2014

Cornerback Aqib Talib #31, free safety Devin McCourty #32, and defensive end Chandler Jones #95 of the New England Patriots celebrate a defensive play on November 24, 2013. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Breer On Gresh & Zo: Patriots Defense Close To Being Elite

Don’t let Aqib Talib sign with another team, because this Patriots defense is very close to being elite, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/11/2014

Boston Celtics foward Jeff Green. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Danny Ainge: Fans’ Expectations Of Jeff Green Are Too High

Jeff Green’s occasional scoring outbursts lead fans to believe that he’s capable of doing it on a more regular basis. Danny Ainge addressed the knocks on Jeff Green Thursday morning.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/06/2014

Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell and Boston Red Sox owner John Henry on December 3, 2013. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images for BCH)

Felger & Mazz: Have The Red Sox Been Complacent Or Disciplined This Offseason?

Tony Mazz says the Sox got complacent, whereas Felger argues it’s discipline.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/05/2014

Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos throws an interception under pressure from the Seattle Seahawks pass rush during Super Bowl XLVIII on February 2, 2014. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wiggy On Felger & Mazz: Seahawks Prove Pass Rush Is Paramount

If the Patriots want to get back and win another Super Bowl, they will need some help in the pass rush area on defense according to Jermaine Wiggins. Mazz wants a tone-setting safety.

98.5 The Sports Hub–02/04/2014

(Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Gresh With Bob Socci: Patriots Need Another Tight End For Gronkowski Insurance

Nothing against Matthew Mulligan or Michael Hoomanawanui, but in order for the offense to move forward the Patriots need a tight end who can complement Rob Gronkowski.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/30/2014

Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Abraham On Toucher & Rich: Lester Will Take ‘Modest’ Discount, Not ‘Hometown’ Discount

Abraham believes Lester will sign for below market value with the Red Sox, but he’d still like to set his family up for life with a big deal.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/24/2014

Vince Wilfork (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Ben Volin With Adam Jones: Patriots May Ask Wilfork To Restructure

The Patriots need salary cap relief, so Ben Volin of the Boston Globe hypothesizes that the team will ask veteran nose tackle Vince Wilfork to retool his deal.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/23/2014

Rajon Rondo #9 of the Boston Celtics provides direction for his team on January 17, 2014. (Photo by Brian Babineau/NBAE via Getty Images)

Celtics At 7: Is Rondo Worth A Max Level Contract?

Danny Ainge said he wants Rondo to be a Celtic long term, but is he worth a max deal?

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/23/2014

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