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Patriots Notebook

Patriot Aqib Talib has defensive coordinator’s backing

Thirteen days after getting traded, Aqib Talib will pull on a Patriots jersey — albeit a practice one — and hit the field with his new team for the first time Wednesday.

The cornerback is in his fifth NFL season, and had spent the previous four-plus years with Tampa Bay before being acquired by the Patriots for a fourth-round draft pick.

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