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Aqib Talib listed as out for Denver Broncos vs Oakland Raiders

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A key member of the Denver Broncos defense has been ruled out of their divisional matchup against the Oakland Raiders at the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum this Sunday.

The current Super Bowl champions will have a hole in their secondary that has been ranked as the best in the league in passing yards allowed per game. This is a scary thought when you take into account they're facing an offense that has been formidable this season.

According to sources, cornerback Aqib Talib will miss Denver's game this Sunday against their divisional opponents.

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James Palmer of NFL Network announced the news on his Twitter account on Friday that the three-time Pro Bowler would miss the game against the Raiders due to a back injury.

He also mentioned in a later tweet that the 30-year-old had injections in his back earlier on the same day and that they will let it calm down over the duration of the weekend before reassessing the situation on Monday.

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This is a blow for the Broncos as they were hopeful he would be able to return to the team after missing last weekend's victory against the San Diego Chargers. The fact they were able to win against a strong offense without him though should bring some positives to the situation.

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Fellow cornerback Kayvon Webster (hamstring), center Matt Paradis (hip), and inside linebacker Brandon Marshall (hamstring) are listed as questionable for Denver in this matchup as well, but head coach Gary Kubiak expects them all to play.

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