Dallas Police Investigation Finds Denver Broncos CB Aqib Talib Shot Himself

A long investigation by Dallas PD has reached its end, and it doesn't look good for the Broncos.

Just two days after one of the best games of Aqib Talib's career, the star cornerback for the Denver Broncos has been re-engulfed in the controversy that overtook his summer.

As you'll recall, Talib was shot in his upper right thigh outside of a Dallas nightclub in early June. Afterwards, Talib told Dallas police that he was too intoxicated to decipher who exactly had shot him.

Four months and a no-stone-unturned investigation later, Dallas PD has uncovered the truth.

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For Talib, this revelation will surely bring forth major consequences. For starters, he possessed and (unintentionally) discharged a firearm. Additionally, he lied to the police about the circumstances that led to his shooting. And of course, he has disciplinary action from the NFL on the horizon.

The timing of this judgment by the Dallas PD couldn't have come at a worse time for both Talib and the Broncos. After intercepting two passes from Jameis Winston, Talib had assumed the league-lead in interceptions. The Broncos, meanwhile, have just begun to hit their stride defensively, a major component of which is their talented cornerback group in Talib, Bradley Roby, and Chris Harris.

Officially, however, no ruling has come down from the NFL.

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Expect the NFL to hit Talib with a major punishment, and in short order as well. If there's one thing the league office doesn't tolerate, it's being duped, and Talib certainly did that this offseason.

At this point, it's entirely unclear if and when Talib will be back in a Broncos uniform.

We'll keep you updated.

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Will Keys is an Editor for Mile High Huddle. You can find him on Twitter @WillKeys6.

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