Talib: ‘My emotions got the best of me’ in eye-poking incident

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Cornerback Aqib Talib #21 of the Denver Broncos. (Photo: Andrew Weber/Getty Images)

DENVER — Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib has given his first statements after being  given a one-game suspension.

The NFL handed down the punishment in response to Talib poking Colts  tight end Dwayne Allen in the eye during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game.

The Broncos tweeted the following quotes from Talib on Monday afternoon.