Report: Aqib Talib Could Face A Suspension For Purposeful Facemask Penalty In Super Bowl 50

Aqib Talib could be facing a fine, after he admitted that he grabbed Philly Brown's facemask on purpose in Super Bowl 50.

Aqib Talib is as elated and carefree as you might expect from a World Champion. He's taken the last couple of days to celebrate his team's huge victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. 

But he might have gotten himself into a little hot water, when he went on record with USA Today's Brent Schrotenboer, admitting that he grabbed Carolina WR Philly Brown's facemask on purpose. 

“One I just did on purpose, and I just had to show him," Talib said. "It’s probably going to be a fine, but, hey, we’re world champs.”

It was an egregious foul, but it saved a touchdown. The Panthers would go on to score on a Jonathan Stewart touchdown plunge, but Talib rolled the dice on the penalty, knowing it would be half the distance to the goal.

Pro Football Talk is reporting that according to a source, the league office will consider suspending Talib for his admitted penalty. 

Talib might be in the throes of foot-in-mouth disease, but for now, any potential league discipline for the infraction is a bridge he and the Denver Broncos will have to cross at another time. 

Talib was penalized more than once, including on a huge third down, and although he relinquished a few completions, he was one of the primary reasons Cam Newton had nowhere to go with the ball. 

For now, with a celebratory parade on deck, Talib is still focused on reveling in the spoils of victory. 

Chad Jensen is the Publisher of Mile High Huddle. You can find him on Twitter @ChadNJensen.

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