Aqib Talib unlikely to need surgery

Updated: January 22, 2014, 6:38 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPN.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib likely won't require surgery for the knee injury he suffered in the AFC Championship Game, coach Bill Belichick said Wednesday.

"I would say, to the best of my knowledge, I don't think so," Belichick said in his wrap-up interview on sports radio WEEI. "I don't think we're talking about an injury that would be of that kind of significance."

Belichick, who seldom discusses injuries publicly, left open the possibility that ...

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