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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 players of the week: Week 13

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 9:46 p.m. ET
It was another banner day for TE Rob Gronkowski, who tied an NFL record in the Patriots' 31-24 win over the Colts in Week 13.

Patriots win fourth in a row behind three Gronkowski TDs

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
Rob Gronkowski caught two touchdown passes then scored on a lateral and the Patriots withstood a fourth-quarter rally to keep the Colts winless with a 31-24 victory Sunday.

Patriots-Colts prediction

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
PFW associate editor and Patriots writer Kevin Fishbain expects the rout will be on in New England on Sunday.

Patriots release WR Taylor Price

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
In a surprising move, the Patriots released WR Taylor Price on Saturday. OL Nick McDonald was signed from the practice squad to replace him.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 03, 2011 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Two of the best at their respective positions face off on Sunday, as Jeff Saturday and Vince Wilfork are the veteran leaders of their respective units.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:17 p.m. ET
There aren't a whole lot of matchups on the field that can give the Colts much of an edge, but that's why they play the game, and the Patriots need to avoid any kind of letdown against the ...

Patriots fantasy report: Week 13

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Is Deion Branch worth a fantasy start? Here are some of the Patriots' fantasy football options this week.

Patriots QB Mallett humbled in rookie season

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
Patriots QB Ryan Mallett is spending his rookie season out of the spotlight, which has been beneficial to his development.

Five questions with Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 3:35 p.m. ET
For this week's "Five questions with," Patriots radio color commentator Gino Cappelletti spoke with PFW associate editor Kevin Fishbain about the Patriots' recent success.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:10 p.m. ET
The Colts' porous run defense provides an opportunity for Patriots RB BenJarvus Green-Ellis to have a big game.

Brady named AFC Offensive Player of the Month

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 9:58 a.m. ET
The Patriots announced Thursday that QB Tom Brady has been named AFC Offensive Player of the Month for November by the NFL.

Patriots-Colts matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:11 p.m. ET
The Patriots' cornerbacks might not face a good quarterback on Sunday, but they face one of the league's best receiving pairs.

Patriots sign DB Jones

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
The Patriots have signed DB Nate Jones, the team announced Wednesday.

Patriots 60-second rant: Room for improvement in ground game

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:52 a.m. ET
Heading into a game against the Colts, the Patriots have a perfect opportunity to have a huge ground attack.

Patriots rookie report: Week 12

Posted Nov. 30, 2011 @ 2:22 a.m. ET
Rookies OT Nate Solder and DB Sterling Moore continue to make significant contributions to the Patriots.

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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