New Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib has had some real highs and lows in his five-year NFL career.
■ Drafted 20th overall in 2008 by the Buccaneers, the highest-drafted Kansas player since 1981.
■ One of two players in Bucs history to have three interceptions in one game (Week 4, 2009, vs. Redskins).
■ NFC Player of the Week for Week 8 in 2010 for notching two picks (one returned for a touchdown) in a 3-point win over Arizona.
■ Returned both of his interceptions in 2011 for touchdowns.
■ His 18 interceptions since the start of the 2008 season rank seventh in the NFL. Also has 53 passes defensed in that span.
■ Involved in a fistfight with a teammate during the NFL’s rookie symposium in 2008.
■ Was suspended one game in 2010 for violating the NFL’s conduct policy, stemming from an offseason charge for simple battery.
■ Hip injury landed him on injured reserve in 2010 season (11 games played).
■ Indicted on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon in May 2011, though charges were eventually dropped.
■ Serving four-game suspension for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.