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Adrian Wilson

Adrian Wilson - S

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 230 lbs.
Birthday 10/12/1979
Birthplace High Point, NC
College North Carolina State
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 3rd round, 2nd pick by Cardinals

46 reasons to watch Super Bowl XLVI

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
Even if you don't cheer for the Patriots or Giants, Super Bowl XLVI will be a must-see event. Why? Let us count the ways.

Patriots-Giants matchup of the day: Monday

Posted Jan. 30, 2012 @ 1 p.m. ET
The most crucial matchup in the Super Bowl may be Tom Brady's ability to withstand the pressure from the Giants' front four.

Who needs Stickum when you've got 'sticky' gloves?

Posted Jan. 29, 2012 @ 4:49 p.m. ET
Synthetic gloves are playing a bigger role as more NFL receivers choose to wear the "sticky" gloves rather than playing bare-handed.

Giants making early waves in the media

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
There are still eight days remaining until the Super Bowl, but that hasn't kept the Giants from getting an arly start on their trash-talking.

Patriots, Giants head into Super Bowl at peak of their games

Posted Jan. 28, 2012 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
Both the Giants and Patriots enter Super Bowl XLVI operating at peak efficiency.

Super Bowl bye-week Friday injury report

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 8:23 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Friday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

Patriots TE Gronkowski has high ankle sprain

Posted Jan. 27, 2012 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
It appears that Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski will miss his third straight practice, due to what his father termed "a high ankle sprain."

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 9:35 p.m. ET
Bill Belichick and select Patriots players spoke to the media on Thursday, just over a week before they play the Giants in the Super Bowl.

Super Bowl XLVI at a glance

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
We profile Super Bowl XLVI, breaking down the straight-up and against-the-spread records of each team.

Super Bowl bye-week Thursday injury report

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Thursday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

Pats-Giants odds just don't add up

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
The folks in Las Vegas who set the odds for Super Bowl XVLI have Brockton (Mass.) Enterprise staff writer Glen Farley a bit confused.

Patriots sign TE Butler to practice squad

Posted Jan. 26, 2012 @ 10:44 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that they have signed TE Carson Butler to the practice squad.

NFL to add 5,000 temporary seats for Super Bowl

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The NFL will make room for 5,000 more people to purchase tickets for Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium.

Patriots place Dickerson on practice-squad injured reserve

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday that WR Dorin Dickerson has been placed on the practice squad/injured-reserve list.

Super Bowl bye-week Wednesday injury report

Posted Jan. 25, 2012 @ 5:26 p.m. ET
Here is the bye-week injury report for the Giants and Patriots for Wednesday as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on Feb. 5.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 16, 2013
The New England Patriots have released receiver Brandon Lloyd and re-signed defensive backs Aqib Talib, Kyle Arrington and Adrian Wilson. The team made the announcements on Saturday.||||||| Wilson is a five-time Pro Bowl selection who holds the NFL record for most sacks in a season by a defensive back, eight, and is the sixth player in NFL history to record 25 sacks and 25 interceptions in his career.
Posted March 08, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals have released Wilson, a five-time Pro Bowl strong safety. Wilson, who had been the longest-tenured player on the team, took a pay cut to stay with the Cardinals before last season, but knew as it was winding down that it would be his final one in the desert.||||||| Wilson played 12 seasons with the Cardinals and is one of six NFL players with 25 interceptions and 25 sacks. A Pro Bowler in 2006 and 2008-11, he has 27 interceptions and 25 1/2 sacks, including eight in 2005, which were the most ever by a defensive back. Wilson played 181 games with Arizona, fifth-most in team history, and was a team captain five times, including last season.
Posted July 24, 2012
The Arizona Cardinals have signed five-time Pro Bowl safety Wilson to a contract extension that runs through the 2015 season. The deal was reached Tuesday as the team reported to its training camp in Flagstaff.||||||| The 32-year-old Wilson had two years remaining on his contract. The new agreement reworks that deal and could pave the way for him to retire as a Cardinal. Terms were not disclosed. No one else on the Arizona roster has been with the team as long as Wilson, a four-time team captain who was a third-round draft pick of the Cardinals in 2001.
Posted Aug. 23, 2011
Wilson went through a limited practice on Tuesday, his first workout since he was sidelined with a torn right biceps tendon on Aug. 6.||||||| Wilson was limited mostly to footwork exercises but took part in a goal-line pass defense drill and said he did not try to avoid any arm work during the practice. Wilson, a four-time Pro Bowler who has played all 10 of his NFL seasons with the Cardinals, chose to rehab the injury rather than consider surgery. He was injured trying to tackle Beanie Wells in practice.
Posted Aug. 08, 2011
Wilson has a torn right biceps tendon and will try to rehabilitate the injury to avoid surgery that would sideline him for a longer period. Coach Ken Whisenhunt would give no timetable for Wilson's return other than to say expects the four-time Pro Bowler to play this season.||||||| Wilson didn't talk to reporters after Monday morning's practice but reportedly has told people he believes he will be ready for the team's Sept. 11 opener against Carolina. The 31-year-old Wilson, who has played all 10 of his NFL seasons with Arizona, was injured in Saturday's scrimmage while attempting to tackle running back Beanie Wells.

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