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For Talib, right place, right time

Hardworking cornerback has been a difference-maker for the Patriots' secondary

Updated: January 17, 2013, 3:00 PM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- There's a simple explanation of how the midseason acquisition of cornerback Aqib Talib has had a positive effect on the New England Patriots' defense, and captain Vince Wilfork explained it best Wednesday.

"Any time you can basically say, 'Hey, you got this guy and we are going to cover everybody else,' that is a good sign," Wilfork said.

That's it, really, and it was most recently on display in Sunday's AFC divisional-round victory over the Houston ...

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