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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

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 3:14 p.m. ET
Two of the best in the business at their respective positions will be sparring often in the trenches on Sunday — Logan Mankins and Haloti Ngata.

Report: Ochocinco travels to Florida for father's funeral

Posted Jan. 21, 2012 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco went to Florida on Friday night for his father's funeral, but plans to return for Sunday's AFC championship game.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:30 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Tom Brady will be keeping a close eye on Ravens ball-hawking FS Ed Reed before every play.

Ravens' road to the AFC title game

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 12:58 p.m. ET
As Baltimore prepares to face the Patriots, PFW takes a look back at how the Ravens ended up in the AFC championship game by looking at their week-by-week results.

Rams to host games in U.K. for next three seasons

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 10:12 a.m. ET
The Rams will play the Patriots at Wembley Stadium on Oct. 28, the first of three consecutive seasons in which St. Louis will host a regular-season game in the United Kingdom.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 3:50 a.m. ET
Former Patriots star and current radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti helps preview the AFC championship game against Baltimore.

Thursday practice report for conference championships

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 8:25 p.m. ET
Here is the Thursday practice report for the two conference championship games.

Position switch helping Patriots' back end

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
Continiuing a theme of versatility, the Patriots moved Devin McCourty and Sterling Moore around in the secondary late in the season.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
The matchup that all Ravens fans are worried about involves the Patriots' tight ends, as no team this season as found a way to stop, let alone contain, both.

The conference confluence

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:58 p.m. ET
Tom Danyluk has some thoughts on last weekend's divisional round and picks the winners in this weekend's conference championship games.

Ten years after the Tuck Rule game

Posted Jan. 19, 2012 @ 1:26 p.m. ET
Tom Brady's first career playoff game is memorable 10 years later, and a pass he didn't even complete arguably changed the fortunes of both teams involved.

Patriots-Ravens matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
The PFW/PFWA Defensive MVP, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs, will be looking to wreak havoc against Tom Brady and the Patriots' offense.

Gov. Christie calls for New Jersey victory parade

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
New Jersey governor Chris Christie wants the Giants to hold their potential Super Bowl parade in New Jersey, where the team's stadium is located.

Tebow stayed in vs. Patriots despite serious injuries

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 10:57 a.m. ET
Broncos QB Tim Tebow played hurt on Saturday night, but apparently will make a full recovery from his injuries, without requiring surgery.

Patriots 60-second rant: Let's get physical

Posted Jan. 17, 2012 @ 8:35 p.m. ET
If the Patriots are to beat the Ravens on Sunday and advance to the Super Bowl, they will need to up the ante when it comes to being physical.


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.