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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-Dolphins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 22, 2011 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
The Patriots' tight ends have had success against the Dolphins, but Miami's linebackers are healthy and playing well, and this could be a tougher matchup than usual.

Patriots sign veteran S Fuller

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots announced Wednesday they have signed veteran S Vincent Fuller.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 21, 2011 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Patriots limited Cameron Wake to one sack in Week One, and he will have his ears pinned back Saturday against New England's tackles.

Patriots 60-second rant: Dolphins provide tricky Christmas Eve matchup

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
If there is a team to knock the Patriots down a peg and keep them from going into the playoffs with a big winning streak, it's the Miami Dolphins.

Patriots release DL Moore

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released DL Eric Moore on Tuesday. Moore played in each of the last two games.

Patriots-Dolphins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense and tackling will need to improve off its performance from last Sunday when it faces Reggie Bush this weekend.

Patriots rookie report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and RB Stevan Ridley helped spark the Patriots' rushing attack in their Week 15 win.

Playoff scenarios for Week 16

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
Four AFC teams have clinched playoffs berths and three NFC teams have done the same.

Patriots place DE Carter on I.R.

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots placed DE Andre Carter on injured reserve Tuesday. Carter left Sunday's win over the Broncos with a quad injury.

The legend of Gronk

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
In just his second pro season, New England's Rob Gronkowski has emerged as the league's top tight end.

Patriots adapt on both sides of ball in win

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots avoided getting Tebowed, improved their defense mid-game and displayed other weapons on offense in their 41-23 win that clinched an AFC East title.

Patriots stock report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ noon ET
TE Aaron Hernandez had his best game of the season but S Matt Slater and the Patriots' run defense struggled again.

Shorts and Shells: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 3:48 a.m. ET
Examining the ramifications of a number of shocking losses by favorites; why the Saints won't stop pushing; how the Patriots survived defensively; and more.

Patriots players of the week: Week 15

Posted Dec. 19, 2011 @ 1:55 a.m. ET
Tom Brady led the offense while Julian Edelman was part of a great special-teams effort in the Patriots' win over the Broncos.

Patriots DE Carter carted off

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 9:01 p.m. ET
The Patriots' defense took a hit in the first quarter of Sunday's game against the Broncos when DE Andre Carter suffered a left knee injury.

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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