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Aqib Talib uneven but promising in Patriots debut

FOXBOROUGH — The final line for cornerback Aqib Talib in his Patriots debut won’t have fans remembering the glory days of Ty Law or Asante Samuel.

Talib, in his first game action since Sept. 30 after a performance-enhancing substance suspension and trade to the Patriots, allowed six receptions on 10 targets for 120 yards and two touchdowns, and had one interception returned for an electrifying touchdown.

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