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Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib improving

FOXBOROUGH — When the Patriots faced the Jaguars last Sunday, they did so with secondary personnel quite different from what it had been the previous month.

Aqib Talib, whose arrival has helped settle the back end of the defense and allowed New England to put players in more natural positions, struggled through warm-ups because of a hip injury suffered late in the team’s win against the Texans.

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