Report: Aqib Talib sustains no serious knee damage

Aqib Talib #31 of the New England Patriots runs the ball after he intercepted a pass intended for a New York Jets receiver in the 4th quarter at Gillette Stadium on September 12, 2013
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New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib reportedly suffers no structural damage to his knee in his side's defeat to the Denver Broncos in the AFC championship game.

New England Patriots cornerback Aqib Talib suffered no structural damage to his knee in his side's defeat in the AFC championship game, according to a report.

Talib was knocked out of the game in the second quarter when he was hit by Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker and didn't return as his side crashed to a 26-16 defeat.

However, the 27-year-old has been give some good news as the damage to his knee that he suffered during the game will not be long-lasting and he should be able to make a quick recovery, according to MassLive.com.

Talib is out of contract at the end of the league year.

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick on the sidelines during the game against Tampa Bay Buccaneers on August 16, 2013
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