“I’ve been in the NFL since ’08,” Talib said. “But I’ve really been in the NFL since November of 2012.”
“It’s totally different here,” Talib said. “It’s big games after big games. It’s Monday nights after Sunday nights, playoffs. Tom Brady is walking around here. There are countless people and media in the locker room. This is the NFL right here.”
Some may take that as a slight to the Buccaneers, but I’m not really sure that’s what Talib was attempting to do. Rather, the former Kansas talent was simply trying to suggest how great it was to play for one of the currently premier NFL franchises.
He said playing in this type of atmosphere was something you dream of as a kid and frankly, he wasn’t far off. What kid doesn’t have visions of playing for their favorite team and throwing/catching/intercepting the game game winning play/touchdown?