The tricky part was not getting rid of Aqib Talib. Heck, a lot of us were prepared to do that some time ago.

For the Bucs, the tricky part was how smart they looked doing it.

READ MORE: K-9 Locates Missing Woman In Thonotosassa

Bravo for the Bucs. They finally turned Talib into someone else’s problem Thursday afternoon. Finally they rid themselves of the headlines and the headaches and the hammerhead decisions that have defined Talib’s career. The next time Talib gets into a fight, or a cab, or a medicine cabinet, it will be some other team that gets burned.

And here’s the best part…

READ MORE: Local Nurses Demand Change In Tallahassee and Washington D.C.

Be sure to read the rest of Gary Shelton’s column HERE.

Listen to Gary Shelton and Justin Pawlowski for “Gary and The Commish” weekdays from 10a-2p on 98.7 The Fan.

MORE NEWS: Local Twins Graduate Top Two In High School Class

Follow Gary Shelton on twitter: @Gary_Shelton