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Aqib Talib shoved Broncos teammate Jordan Norwood after a dropped punt

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Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib was unimpressed by teammate Jordan Norwood on Sunday night, after the return specialist dropped a couple of punts. 

Norwood recovered a muffed punt in the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs but then dropped another one in the fourth quarter which led to a turnover with the Broncos trailing 16-10. 

The drop allowed Kansas to take over possession at their own 41-yard line and gave Denver a mountain to climb to force overtime. 

Talib clearly wasn't happy with his teammate's display and as Norwood walked off the field, the cornerback shoved him fairly hard, which you can see here...

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On the next Chiefs punt, the 30-year-old was able to call a fair catch, which was cheered by fans at the Sports Authority Field, perhaps rather sarcastically.   

On Monday, Talib apologised for his actions. Norwood was then asked about the shove and if there was a problem between the two players. According to the Broncos official website, he said:

"Definitely not. It's already squashed. Me and Aqib sat down one-on-one and talked a little bit and made sure we're on the same page. He's an emotional player; everybody knows that, everybody sees that. He wants this team to win, just as I do."

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Talib also stated the two had patched things up:

"We were playing football, we talked about it. It's all good, man. You've got to be in them pads and helmets to understand what's going on at the time. I apologised. We're all good."

The Broncos will need everyone on the team to pull together heading into the last four weeks of the season. They face the New England Patriots as well as the Tennessee Titans before ending the season at the Chiefs.

In one of the tightest conferences in the NFL this season, they'll need to win almost all their games to stand a chance of reaching the playoffs.    

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