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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

Brady and Patriots too much for Tebow

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 8:13 p.m. ET
Tom Brady and the Patriots shut down Tim Tebow's late-game heroics and clinched a playoff berth with a 41-23 victory over the Broncos on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos prediction

Posted Dec. 18, 2011 @ 11:48 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain expects the Patriots to notch their sixth win in a row on Sunday by topping Tim Tebow and the Broncos.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
No one has been able to slow down Rob Gronkowski, making each week an intriguing matchup to see how an opponent tries to contain Gronk.

Closing fast doesn't always lead to playoff success

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
In "NFList," we look at the five teams with the best records in Weeks 14-17 since 2006 and see whether that success translated to the postseason.

Mayo, Patriots agree to five-year deal

Posted Dec. 17, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
Patriots LB Jerod Mayo has agreed to a five-year extension with the team, keeping the centerpiece of Bill Belichick's defense in place for the near future.

They said it: Patriots edition

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 4:03 p.m. ET
Patriots head coach Bill Belichick spoke to reporters on Friday before the team's Week 15 game against the Broncos. The following quotes are from transcripts provided by the team.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
Patriots CBs Devin McCourty and Kyle Arrington have had their struggles this season and they face a pair of talented young receivers on Sunday.

Patriots fantasy report: Week 15

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Who will step up if WR Deion Branch can’t play? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Ochocinco remains odd man out in Patriots' offense

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
Patriots WR Chad Ochocinco has yet to make an impact on offense, and the team may need him to be involved come playoff time.

Patriots release DB Williams

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots released rookie DB Malcolm Williams on Thursday, the team announced.

Charges against Patriots WR Edelman dropped

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
Suffolk County prosecutors dropped charges against Patriots WR Julian Edelman. The third-year pro was accused of groping a woman at a nightclub in November.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Patriots' run defense will need to show better than it did last week, as it faces the powerful Willis McGahee on Sunday.

Patriots-Broncos matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
For the fourth week in a row, the Patriots' offensive tackles face a formidable pair of edge rushers. This week, it's Denver's Elvis Dumervil and Von Miller.

Gronkowski, Suggs, Prater earn AFC player of week honors

Posted Dec. 14, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski, Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs and Broncos PK Matt Prater were named AFC Players of the Week for Week 14.

Patriots 60-second rant: Run defense needs to improve in Denver

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 7:45 p.m. ET
The Patriots' pass defense continues to give up lots of yards, but the run defense struggled on Sunday.

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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