Talib, Jackson, Webb fined for Super Bowl infractions
Denver Broncos fiery cornerback Aqib Talib was fined a total of $26,044 on Friday for taunting and face mask fouls in the Super Bowl.
Teammate Malik Jackson was docked $8,681 for unnecessary roughness and Carolina third-string quarterback Joe Webb was fined $8,681 for unnecessary roughness on the final play of the game.
Talib was whistled for taunting in the first quarter, keeping a Carolina drive alive. He later grabbed wide receiver Corey Brown’s face mask following a 13-yard catch at the Denver 2, essentially a 1-yard penalty that preceded Carolina’s only touchdown.
Afterward, Talib admitted he grabbed Brown’s face mask on purpose to send a message and was expecting to get fined, adding: “But hey, we’re world champs.”