Broncos relieved that Talib escapes suspension
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Members of the Denver Broncos ''No Fly Zone'' secondary are relieved that star Aqib Talib won't face a suspension over the shooting in Dallas last year in which the All-Pro cornerback admitted he accidentally shot himself.
''Absolutely,'' safety Darian Stewart said Wednesday. ''You can't replace Talib. He's a hell of a player, an All-Pro player year in and year out and a guy we count on week in and week out.''
Talib received a letter from the league recently informing him he wouldn't be suspended or fined over the shooting.
However, the NFL also notified Talib that he ''must complete a firearm safety course and must supply the league a list of all firearms he owns,'' NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said.