"Never personal, man. It's never personal," Talib said Wednesday. "I'm sure if I see Steve, it'd be, 'What's up, how you doing?' It's never personal, man. Him and the other guy from St. Louis, that was personal. He didn't say he was going to punch me in my face after the game. He just told me to go get in the tub."
There are plenty of potentially outstanding Super Bowl matchups on the horizon, but we wouldn't balk at seeing these two clubs -- and Smith and Talib -- meet again in early February.