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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-Redskins matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 09, 2011 @ 9:25 a.m. ET
The Patriots should have a big advantage in the pass rush considering the Redskins' shaky situation at left tackle.

O-line shuffling has hurt Patriots' run game

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 11:59 p.m. ET
Injuries along the offensive line haven't helped the Patriots' run game, which has fallen to 21st in the NFL.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
Without SS LaRon Landy, the Redskins will have an even tougher time covering Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski.

Five questions with PFW Redskins correspondent John Keim

Posted Dec. 08, 2011 @ 1:32 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five Questions with," we go "Behind Enemy Lines" and talk with John Keim, Redskins beat writer for the Washington Examiner.

Ravens-Chargers remains Week 15 Sunday-night game

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
The Ravens-Chargers game in San Diego will remain the "Sunday Night Football" game in Week 15.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
The Patriots will need to hold Redskins rookie RB Roy Helu in check. The dual-threat back has emerged as Washington's top offensive weapon.

Patriots sign WR Dickerson to practice squad

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 10:53 a.m. ET
The Patriots have signed WR Dorin Dickerson to their practice squad, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Patriots not striking fear with current play

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
The Patriots, with their last-ranked defense, are not necessarily an imposing future playoff opponent, despite having Tom Brady.

Patriots-Redskins matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 9:12 p.m. ET
The Redskins will be bringing the heat with OLBs Ryan Kerrigan and Brian Orakpo in Sunday's game against the Patriots.

Patriots rookie report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
OT Nate Solder started in Week 13, and RB Stevan Ridley had eight carries in the Patriots' win over the Colts.

Playoff scenarios for Week 14

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 1:16 p.m. ET
Here are the playoff scenarios for Week 14, as provided by the NFL.

Musical chairs continue on Patriots' defense

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
The Patriots' trotted out more "no-names" into their defense and gave up 21 fourth-quarter points to the Colts.

Jaguars claim WR Price

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 4:46 p.m. ET
The Jaguars have claimed the rights to WR Taylor Price, a 2010 third-round pick who was released by the Patriots on Saturday.

Patriots stock report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 11:52 a.m. ET
DT Vince Wilfork had a superb game against the Colts, but the Patriots couldn't move the ball on the ground, nor slow down the Colts' passing game.

Shorts and Shells: Week 13

Posted Dec. 05, 2011 @ 4:09 a.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers' great finish; Leslie Frazier's poor coaching move; the year of the breakout pass catcher; and plenty more from a busy Week 13.

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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