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Denver Broncos sign Aqib Talib on the first day of NFL free agency

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The Denver Broncos must have learned some hard lessons as a result of their Superbowl loss. One of the biggest lessons is that defense wins football games. On March 11, CBS Sports reports that the Denver Broncos proved that lesson by signing Aqib Talib, one of the best cornerbacks in the game.

Denver signed Talib to a 6-year, $57 million deal to bring the star cornerback to the mile-high city. Formerly playing for the New England Patriots, Talib was eliminated from Superbowl contention last year by the team who is picking him up this year. More pointedly, Talib was

Adam Schefter of ESPN has even said that Talib is guaranteed a cool $26 million in the deal that rocked the 2014 free agency. In addition to picking up Talib, the Denver Broncos defense will also see a boost from safety T.J. Ward.

The Denver Broncos are trying to make another run for the Superbowl. They have kept crucial pieces of their offense and now Denver is working hard to beef up their defense too. With both sides of the field covered, the Denver Broncos are looking scary headed into the 2014-15 NFL season and they are proving that the team is willing to spend on pieces they need.

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