Aqib Talib, Michael Crabtree ejected for fighting in Broncos-Raiders game

Posted November 27, 2017

Crabtree and Talib previously had issues with each other, dating back to their skirmish during Week 17 of the 2016 season.

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Talib and Crabtree had moments in last season's two meetings when they were close to a confrontation, including when Talib ripped a necklace off Crabtree during a game.

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Both Crabtree and Talib, unsurprisingly, were ejected for their actions. Helmets were taken off and punches were thrown as the two were locked up well down the Broncos' sideline before separating and then chasing after one another around the field. Raiders offensive guard Gabe Jackson was also ejected for making contact with an official and was penalized 15 yards. Crabtree's teammate Johnny Holton joined in and grabbed Talib and the things calmed down. Raiders after a fight between him and Michael Crabtree started a brawl on the field. Raiders players began pushing the Denver players circled around Crabtree, leading to a brawl between the teams.

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The Raiders extended their lead before halftime on a Marshawn Lynch touchdown run to hold a 14-0 advantage. He pushed Talib amongst players on the Denver sideline, where both players went to the ground.