Michael Crabtree, Aqib Talib have suspensions reduced to one game
Michael Crabtree and Aqib Talib each caught a nice break from the league.
Both players appealed their two-game suspensions which were announced on Monday. Both players had their suspensions reduced by a game.
The two players got into a fight during Sunday’s Oakland Raiders-Denver Broncos game. The fight began when Crabtree excessively blocked Talib even while out of bounds, which sparked a larger brawl between the squads. The two were seen throwing punches while the rest of their teams were fighting.
For Crabtree’s suspension, the league noted that he had punched a player on the previous play. For Talib, they noted how he had snatched Crabtree’s chain for the second year in a row.