The NFL will consider levying a suspension on Talib for his intentional face-mask penalty in the Panthers’ first series during Super Bowl 50, according to Pro Football Talk.
As wide receiver Corey "Philly" Brown was nearing the end zone, Talib grabbed the Panthers WR’s face mask and violently threw him to the ground. Talib admitted after the game that he did it on purpose and expected to be hit in the wallet.
"It was B.S. flags," Talib said regarding a pair of personal fouls called on him in the first half, via NESN.com. "One was on our sidelines [for taunting] — the guy [Brown] was talking on our sideline. One I just did on purpose, and I just had to show him. It’s probably going to be a fine. But, hey, we’re world champs."
The league will likely take a strong stance against this because they want to discourage players from making these types of plays that endanger player safety.