Talib remains hospitalized; White House trip unlikely for him

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Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib remains hospitalized in Dallas, contrary to multiple reports that he has been released.

Per a source with knowledge of the situation, multiple Broncos officials (including coach Gary Kubiak) have spoken with Talib, who has told the team he is fine. At this point, Talib remains hospitalized primarily for the purposes of observations.

The Broncos currently anticipate that he won’t be cleared by doctors to make the trip with the rest of the team to Washington on Monday to visit the White House. Obviously, that’s a minor concern for a guy who could have ended up in much worse shape than he currently is.

The details of the shooting remain unclear. According to Liz Farmer of the Dallas Morning News, a “customer pulled a gun and shot one person” inside the V Live club in Dallas, and a second person “was wounded outside the club as the fight continued.”

Multiple theories are making the rounds among players and other league insiders. The Broncos are still attempting determine exactly how Talib was injured, and who specifically pulled the trigger.