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Questioning the Aqib Talib trade

Updated: November 6, 2012, 9:40 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

The Patriots are coming off the bye, which usually means a lighter mailbag. But this year is different, and it's because of the Aqib Talib trade.

There is a lot to digest when it comes to the Talib acquisition, and I'll sum up my opinion before we get to the questions: Talib's talent checks out, the compensation to acquire him checks out, and it makes the Patriots a better team from a pure football perspective, so this is all about character and the fit in the locker room.

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