Aqib Talib and Michael Crabtree each suspended 2 games by NFL

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib and Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree let their emotions get the best of them on Sunday afternoon. The two talented players broke out into an ugly fight only three minutes into what would ultimately be a 21-14 win for the Raiders, leading to ejections for each of them.

On Monday evening, the NFL dropped the hammer on both guys.

In letters obtained by Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, NFL executive vice president of operations Jon Runyan clearly laid out the reasoning behind each player’s suspension.

According to multiple reports, Talib and Crabtree both intend to appeal their respective suspensions.

Talib’s value to the Broncos was painfully obvious on Sunday afternoon when Oakland continually picked on rookie cornerback Brendan Langley.

For the Raiders, Crabtree’s absence means they will now likely be without their top-two wide receivers against the New York Giants in Week 13 (Amari Cooper suffered a concussion and ankle injury against the Broncos).

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